Submitted By: Kristen Gibson
Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by:
Time to Complete: 10 hours
Total Cost: $43 plus wood stain
I used the dining benches as an entryway bench and I am really happy with the way it turned out. The only difference from the plans is that I mitered the corners of the seating area. For the finish I used a Varathane weathered gray and dark walnut mixture that I made, which was a little heavier on the gray. I did several coats of this until it had the look I was going for and then did a couple coats of matte poly.