How to Build a Banquette

Alyssa Rosenheck Design: Mel Bean + Bailey Austin

Up for a remarkably basic weekend task? Imagine it or not, you can make your own banquette out of inventory kitchen area cabinets, a couple of two-by-fours, and a cozy cushion. Full the glance with an assortment of graphic and strong-coloured toss pillows.

See below for stage-by-stage instructions from Allie Mann of Situation Architects & Remodelers to get started out on your banquette.


Resources Wanted

  • Stage
  • Velocity square
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Nail or screw gun with trim nails or trim screws
  • 2×4 lumber substance (volume will rely on the dimension of the banquette)
  • 1×4 lumber substance (volume will rely on the dimension of the banquette)
  • 1×2 lumber substance (volume will rely on the dimension of the banquette)
  • Window sill substance
  • ¼” thick birch plywood
  • ¾” thick birch plywood
  • Building glue
  • Round noticed
  • Stock wall cabinets, 12” tall and 12” deep, width
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