How to Build a Snowboard Bench

How to Build a Snowboard Bench
Whether you love the lifestyle or are just looking to make a comfortable bench that also serves as a conversation starter, a snowboard bench can make a nice addition to a casual room. If you're an avid snowboarder and have several old boards just sitting around, you have most of the materials you need and your old boards get a second life...as a seat.

Instructions

Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Things You’ll Need:
  • Metal frames Snowboards Permanent marker Cordless drill Eight 1-inch bolts and nuts 8 lock washers Open ended wrench
  • Metal frames
  • Snowboards
  • Permanent marker
  • Cordless drill
  • Eight 1-inch bolts and nuts
  • 8 lock washers
  • Open ended wrench
Step 1
Order your metal frame. A variety of online establishments sell the frames for the seat, back and legs along with instructions.
Step 2
Mark holes in your snowboards with a permanent marker based on where the pre-drilled holes are in the bench frame.
Step 3
Take your cordless drill and drill holes in the snowboards at the marks you made.
Step 4
Set the boards in place on the metal frame.
Step 5
Insert your bolts on the exterior surfaces and your lock washers and nuts underneath and on the back.
Step 6
Tighten down the nuts with an open ended wrench.

Tips & Warnings

 
Bench frames will have different sized holes based on the manufacturer and some even come with the hardware included. Wait until you get your bench frame before buying bolts, lock washers and nuts for your snowboard bench.
 
Bench frames will have different sized holes based on the manufacturer and some even come with the hardware included. Wait until you get your bench frame before buying bolts, lock washers and nuts for your snowboard bench.

Article Written By Patrick Cameron

Patrick Cameron is a freelance writer with 10 years of diverse experience in consumer goods branding, promotions and retail communications. He works out of his home in Denver, Colo. He received his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from the University of Minnesota.

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