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How to Build a Window Bench Seat (page 3 of 3)

Utilize the often unused space underneath a window to create a DIY bench for additional seating.

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Step 7: Finishing Options

To increase the functionality of the bench, include storage capabilities. A piano hinge in the back allows the seat top to be lifted, accessing the bench "box" for storage. For the advanced DIYer, a cubby hole design allows storage access from the front. Adding paint, stain or seat pillows depends on available time, skill and creative energy.

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