A bench is a great entry-level piece of furniture to build. It's useful and not as difficult to make as a chair. You can easily build a plank-seat bench, like one of the wonderful designs Joel showed us in Tools & Craft; you could upholster it if you've g
"Split Seat" by James Ian Killinger. Light, stable and surprisingly comfortable, the Split Seat is an exercise in simplicity and form. By reconsidering a chair's traditional hierarchy of components, a unique structural language emerged.