Modern DIY outdoor bench - 15 Practical DIY Woodworking Ideas for Your Home I like this bench. Simple to make, fairly clear instructions and a good cut list.
The bench had to be modern, inexpensive, load bearing (no falling apart please), and look great. This outdoor bench meets all those qualifications and more!
What if the top was a chalk board so the kids could draw on the table?Concrete Coffee Table by Restoration Hardware (discontinued). Solid teak beams + concrete top, x x