How to Add Built-in Seating to a Deck
By: Danny Lipford
Decks are great places to gather and entertain, but you need to make sure you have plenty of seating in place first. To make this deck more party friendly, we added a built-in corner bench made from treated lumber, with an angled back that attaches to the railing on the deck.
When building deck seating, make the seat 16”-18” high by 15″-18″ deep with a 15° to 20° slant on the back.
Watch this video to see how it was done and find some tips about how to install a built-in outdoor grill.
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