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Arbor with Bench

Shady arbor bench

Imagine sipping your tea or wine in the dappled light of your own backyard arbor bench, your favorite vine overhead. 

Building a bench and arbor combo is in some ways less complicated than building a standalone bench. The arbor provides the structure, and the bench comes along for the ride with no complex angles or fancy joinery.

See how to make it

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