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How to Install a Banquette

A kitchen banquette is a great place to bring the whole family together.

  • Time

  • Price Range

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

An ordinary breakfast nook that seats four is transformed into a beautiful built-in seating area that is both comfortable and functional.

Install a banquette in your kitchen in one weekend with these steps:

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

Installing a Banquette: Preparation and Building the Base

Here's how to get started if you want to install a fun, functional eating area in the kitchen. Learn to install a banquette yourself with these easy steps.

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

Installing a Banquette: Build a Frame for Seating, Build Facings for Door Openings and Install Top

Installing a banquette is an easy way to add flavor and value to your home. Learn how to build the frame and place the top on the bench seat for a banquette.

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

Installing a Banquette: Install the Doors and Bead Board

A banquette adds fun and flavor to a home. Follow these instructions and get one step closer to a completed banquette

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

Installing a Banquette: Install the Chair Rail, Quarter Round, Half-Round Trims and Paint Trim

Installing a banquette is an easy and fun project. Here's how to install the trim work on a banquette and apply the finishing touches.

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