Storage Bench Plans - DIY Storage Bench Seats

A storage bench is perfect for a hallway, porch or foyer. It not only provides seating for removing boots or shoes, it adds storage for gear, and sports equipment. Free storage bench plans are simple and are great do-it-yourself projects.

Storage benches can be customized to fit your space. They are freestanding or built-in, depending on your needs.


Dress them up with stain and varnish, or choose durable enamel paint for a colorful accent to welcome guests.


Storage bench plans have hinged lids for easy access, while simple cushions may be added for comfort and a decorator touch. Storage benches are welcome seating for a deck or patio, while adding a convenient place for storing backyard games and tools. For outdoor use, choose teak or redwood and resilient water-based stain for long-lasting durability.



Mud Room Bench

Mudroom Bench Plans

This red oak storage bench with a pine base offers a place to sit when putting on or removing shoes and a place to store them.


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2 X 4 Seating

2 X 4 Seating Bench

There is a simple bench plan for a storage bench built completely out of 2x4's. It has a storage area underneath the seat.


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The Half and Half

The Half and Half Storage Bench Plans

This storage bench has a somewhat slick and modern flare. Half the bench is upholstered while the other half has a wooden drawer.


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Home Entry Bench

Entryway Storage Bench Plans

These storage bench plans can used to build with or without the tall back that offers hooks for hanging jackets and hats, plus two handy cubby holes.


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Bench and Wall Shelf

Bench and Wall Shelf Plans with Cubbies

This is a project for building a long bench with open storage, plus a wall shelf with hooks. Great for a mud room.


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 Storage   Bench

Storage Bench Plans

These wooden storage bench plans are designed to be strong and sturdy. Useful for any room that requires additional storage and seating.


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