A kitchen remodel (paint, new light fixtures, 2 additional cabinets) prompted the pictured banquette bench - my wife's idea. The base is re-purposed from a radiator cover. Top cut & hinged, added bottom for storage chest, added 2 stantions/braces for the back, made back/added cushion and button-tuck upolstery. It has a sister binch re-purposed from a nightstand. It has 2 drawers for MORE storage and my wife made the cushion for it as well.