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 Projects you 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.
Steve Cory is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in detailed how-to projects. He has written extensively for Lowe's, STANLEY, Creative Homeowner, The Home Depot, and others. Cory is also the author of Trim: A Homeowners Guide (Taunton Press, 2015), Plumbing: A Homeowner's Guide (Taunton, 2016), and Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities (Taunton Press, 2015).