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Make a DIY Industrial Style Scaffold Shoe Bench

This stylish, shoe rack / bench is probably the most practical piece of space saving furniture you could ever make.  And it is very easy to make.  It utilises dead space under the seating area for shoe storage by having a robust cable basket tray mounted on the base.  Fix casters to the feet for an even more flexible solution.  

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Build your own industrial style shoe bench from scaffold poles and boards
Source components for bench
Download PDF for tips, dimensions and detailed component / cutting list
01: Remove scaffold band ends
Using a claw hammer and screwdriver or blunt chisel, carefully remove band ends
02: Cut scaffold boards to size
Use two boards for width then cut them to length, not forgetting cross bearers
03: Sand and paint scaffold boards
Whether used or new boards, sand and treat/paint to get desired finish
04: Replace scaffold board band ends
Re-position previously removed band ends and nails or buy new if you prefer
05: Assemble bench seat
Screw short cross bearers to underside of long scaffold boards
06: Attach leg clamps for base
Loosely assemble base to get position of leg clamps, then mark and screws in place
07: Assemble bench base
Put together tubes and clamps to create base - not forgetting cable tray clamps
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