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How To Build a Mendocino Bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult supervision when placed in close proximity to the playground equipment. Seating also encourages a sense of community by creating a designated area for neighbors to gather together, much like a “town square."

Estimated time needed:
6 hours
Estimated # of volunteers:
5

pdficon_small.gif PDF Instructions for building a mendocino bench (adult-sized)
pdficon_small.gif PDF Instructions for building a mendocino bench (child-sized)

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  • Mendocino bench 1
  • Mendocino bench 2
  • Mendocino bench 3
  • Mendocino bench 4