Brighten your outdoor space - and make it more practical, too! These absolutely doable projects have simplified construction, with all the tough woodworking maneuvers eliminated. So, feel free to pick up a hammer and saw and get started, even if you're never built furniture before. There's plenty of variety, so you'll find exactly what's needed for your lawn, garden, patio, or deck. Sit out and enjoy the day on a classic Adirondack chair, perhaps with a matching table to hold a cool drink. Curl up with your sweetheart in a romantic lattice bower and bench, or use it as a personal hideaway. If you've always longed to have a comfy hammock in the backyard, but couldn't because the trees weren't in the right place, a sturdy stand you can place anywhere solves the problem. Or, choose a chaise lounge, dining table, Victorian love seat, and more - all with tools and techniques fully outlined.Douglas fir and Southern yellow pine, although they are not as resistant to damage, are good choices for outdoor ... You can use untreated pine for these projects, as long as the lumber is thoroughly sealed, painted, and then sealed again. ... Lumber treated in this way will last five to ten times longer than untreated lumber.
|Title||:||Great Outdoor 2x4 Furniture|
|Author||:||Stevie Henderson, Mark Baldwin|
|Publisher||:||Lark Books - 2002-03-01|