Synopses & Reviews
Outdoor living is one of the stronger categories in the house and home market; we also know that outdoor projects that are quick and inexpensive to build are particularly popular with cash-strapped homeowners. Outdoor Wood Projects will feature 24 projects for the backyard and garden that can be completed with basic DIY tooling, inexpensive materials, and beginner skills--and that should take no more than a weekend to build. Projects are grouped into the following categories: planters, window boxes, trellises, and outdoor furniture; and there is also a whole chapter devoted to projects built with bamboo. A number of the projects are constructed from reclaimed or recycled wood (such as an Adirondack chair made from wood pallets).
Create something to show for your weekend If you re looking for projects that you can start and finish in just a weekend s time, look no further than Outdoor Wood Projects. This collection of 24 projects for the backyard and garden can be completed with basic DIY tooling, inexpensive materials, and beginner skills. Perfect for basic woodworkers and just right for anyone more experienced who wants a filler project.
Put your stamp on your outdoor space. Why compromise with mass merchandise when you can make your own? With Outdoor Wood Projectsyou can create exactly what you need. Though quick and inexpensive to build, the projects in this collection will enhance your garden and backyard for years to come, including:
- a window box with corbels
- an Adirondack chair and ottoman
- a strawberry pyramid
- a compost bin
- a trellis with cutouts
- and many more
Special sections and good ideas. Outdoor Wood Projects includes a whole chapter devoted to projects built with bamboo. And a number of the projects are constructed from reclaimed or recycled wood (such as an Adirondack chair made from wood pallets).
We make it easy to get the project done Easy-to-follow directions, photos, and illustrations take you step by step through each project. And materials, tools, and techniques are covered so you can enjoy a successful weekend.
Start--and finish--a nifty outdoor woodworking project in just one weekend. Just two days is all it takes to complete each one of the 24 garden and backyard projects featured in Outdoor Wood Projects. Included are things like: planters and window boxes, trellises, outdoor furniture, bamboo garden projects, reclaimed/recycled wood projects such as an Adirondack chair made from wood pallets, and so much more. Designed for beginners, these 24 wonderful projects are inexpensive to make and require only basic tools. All you need is a weekend!
About the Author
Chicago-based author STEVE CORY is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in
how-to projects with more than 30 books to his credit. He has written extensively for Sunset/Lowe’s, Stanley, Creative Homeowner, Meredith/Home Depot, and others.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Materials, Tools, and Techniques
Chapter 2: Planters and Window Boxes
Chapter 3: Trellises
Chapter 4: Outdoor Furniture
Chapter 5: Bamboo
Chapter 6: Garden Projects