Park Avenue Bench and Planter
THREE: FORM BENCH TOP
The bench top is just 2-3/4″ thick and spans more than 30″ between the two planters. Heavy reinforcing with rebar and mesh is what keeps the bench intact.
What You’ll Need
- 100% Door and Window Silicone Caulk
- Caulking Gun
- Cordless Drill
- CHENG Corner and Seam-Shaping Tools
- Table Saw
- 3/4″ Melamine-Coated Particle Board
- Drywall Screws
- 3/8″ Rebar
- 4″x4″ Welded Wire Mesh
- Park Avenue Planter How-To Drawings
Step 1 – Forming the Bench Top
Step 2 – Reinforcement
Previous: Forming Cube Planter
The completed planter forms can be reused for many castings. Simply take care of the molds between castings by cleaning and waxing them.
Sakrete 5000 Plus and CHENG’s Outdoor Concrete Pro-Formula are used to cast both the planters and the bench top to assure fade resistance.