DIY Outdoor Sofa

By Homemade Modern

SKILL
easy

Get ready to host your next backyard hangout with this simple and modern Outdoor Sofa!

Tools

  • Orbit Sander
  • Jig Saw
  • Impact Driver
  • Circular Saw
  • Drill

Accessories

  • 65 PC. DRILL AND IMPACT DRIVE SET
  • 7 PC. 5" RANDOM ORBIT SANDER SAND PAPER

Materials

  • Camaru Wood Deck Boards
  • Outdoor Sofa Cushions
  • Paste Wax
  • Teak Oil

Steps

STEP 1

Cut the wooden deck boards to size according to the cutting guide.

Tools

Circular Saw
Cutting wood

STEP 2

Seal the edges of the wood to prevent cracking.

Materials

Paste Wax
Sealing the wood ends

STEP 3

Wood glue the support boards together and clamp, allow time for the wood glue to cure.

Wood clamped together

STEP 4

Drill pilot holes through the support beam piece. Drive screws through the piece for extra support.

Tools

Drill, Impact Driver
Drilling through the wood

STEP 5

Cut out the notch in the wood using the cutting guide for reference.

Tools

Jigsaw
Cutting the wood

STEP 6

Construct the legs layer by layer using wood screws and pilot holes. Add the support beam and the smaller layer pieces on the last layer.

Tools

Drill, Impact Driver
Creating the sofa legs

STEP 7

Use the sofa cushions as reference for how long the back rest pieces should be.

Measuring the cushions

STEP 8

Construct the back rest using pilot holes and wood screws.

Tools

Drill, Impact Driver
Constructing the back rest piece

STEP 9

Sand the back rest and base pieces of the couch in preparation for staining.

Tools

Sander
Sanding the couch

STEP 10

Apply stain to the sofa and allow time for the stain to dry.

Materials

Teak Oil
Applying stain