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How to Build a Corner Bench | House One | This Old House

Do you have an awkward space near your staircase or entryway that could use some storage? Watch as House One editor and DIY expert Jenn Largesse builds a simple corner bench with storage near her stairs.

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We have a wraparound staircase in our entryway that creates an awkward nook where we’ve had a coat rack for years. But with the kids growing up, they’re not quite able to reach the hooks.
I’ve decided to build a custom bench that follows the angle of the staircase and then install hooks so they can make better use of the space for coats and backpacks.
Skill: 1/5
Cost: $75
Estimated time: 2 hours

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Materials
Two ¾ x 2 x 4 plywood [https://thd.co/3K1nXlm]
Two 1 x 2 x 8 [https://thd.co/2T9ltZt]
1 ¼-inch pocket hole screws [https://thd.co/3726quS]
1 5/8-inch finish nails [https://amzn.to/37NiyQy]
Wood glue [https://amzn.to/3NittlF]
Wood filler [https://amzn.to/3iw5OjF]
Primer and paint [https://thd.co/3iWyu5e]

Tools
Table saw or circular saw [https://amzn.to/3tWdnqn]
Miter saw [https://amzn.to/3iP5vQY]
Drill/driver [https://amzn.to/36HcA3u]
Pocket hole jig [https://amzn.to/3uGlk1X]
Pneumatic nailer [https://amzn.to/372QWH1]
Orbital sander [https://amzn.to/3qRzEnc]
Paintbrush [https://amzn.to/3qNqfwH]

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