How to Build a Banquette

Alyssa Rosenheck Style and design: Mel Bean + Bailey Austin

Up for a astonishingly easy weekend task? Believe that it or not, you can make your very own banquette out of stock kitchen area cupboards, a couple of two-by-fours, and a comfortable cushion. Complete the appear with an assortment of graphic and sound-colored throw pillows.

See underneath for action-by-action directions from Allie Mann of Situation Architects & Remodelers to get commenced on your banquette.


Elements Desired

  • Degree
  • Velocity square
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Nail or screw gun with trim nails or trim screws
  • 2×4 lumber product (sum will depend on the size of the banquette)
  • 1×4 lumber product (sum will depend on the size of the banquette)
  • 1×2 lumber product (sum will depend on the size of the banquette)
  • Window sill product
  • ¼” thick birch plywood
  • ¾” thick birch plywood
  • Building glue
  • Circular noticed
  • Inventory wall cupboards, 12” tall and 12”
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