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How to Make a Mudroom Bench Using Old Kitchen Cabinets (page 2 of 3)

Try this easy project to create storage and seating by turning old kitchen cabinets into a bench.

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Create the Feet

Measure and cut the wood beam into 8 pieces (4 inches long each) for the feet of the bench (Image 1). Use a circular saw and cut into one side, then turn over and cut the rest. (Clamp onto the bench for security.) Sand, stain and seal with shellac (Image 2). Apply a second coat of shellac.

Attach the Feet

Apply wood glue to the feet. Place each one under the corners. Screw them into place from the inside of the cabinet. Use at least three screws per foot.