DIY with some Husband help! 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!
cool feature for outdoor fire pit - metal frame with hinged top to add wood, light, etc.