Stylish, well-designed outdoor furniture is the crowning beauty of a charming property. Enjoy outdoor living to the fullest with these functional and decorative furniture projects for deck, patio, yard and garden. From Adirondack chairs, patio bars and picnic tables to showcase Victorian trellises and planters, the experts at American Woodworker provide complete plans and instructions for building great-looking pieces that will beautify your outdoor space. Expert advice on finishing and varnishing ensures that your durable wooden furniture will stand up to the elements for years to come. How to Make Outdoor & Garden Furniture offers 23 do-it-yourself projects for both novice and experienced woodworkers. Superb step-by-step photographs and excellent working drawings help ensure success for both amateur and experienced builders. Each project takes from just a few hours to a weekend to complete, making this book an ideal resource for transforming your outdoor decor. Inside you'll find expert guidance for making outdoor furniture: - Step-by-step Color Photographs and Detailed Working Drawings -Technical Advice on Finishes and Varnishes -23 Well-Designed Projects, including tables, benches, chairs, a patio bar, and ornamental trellises and planters
American Woodworker is one of the premier publications for woodworking. Their roster of craftsman contributors provide top-notch technical information in a way that hobbyists can understand. The magazine has been in business for decades with over 140 issues in their backlist. Randy Johnson is editor.