I built my chairs out of cedar because cedar does not rot and stands up against the outdoor elements quite well. My cushions are about 5 thick, would i need to lower the bench seat height to accommodate this? Outdoor Pallet Bench Seat. I needed something for my children to sit on and put their school shoes on in the morning. Build a brag-worthy outdoor bench in an afternoon, and you’ll be using it by sunset. To make the bench seat, lay the two 39-inch pieces out horizontally and put the four 11-inch lengths into place perpendicularly one inside either end and two evenly spaced out in the middle.
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