Simple Handmade Garden Furniture Author:Philip and Kate Haxell As never before, people have the time to get the most out of their gardens and increasingly want to transform their outdoor space into a welcome extension to the home, a place devoted entirely to recreation and relaxation. With the right furnishings and accessories, your garden will be the most enjoyable part of your home -- a haven in which you... more » can truly unwind, entertain, and of course, cultivate your plants.
With twenty-three easy-to-make projects for furnishings, accessories, and gardeners' equipment, Simple Handmade Garden Furniture graces every garden with a personal touch. Ranging from party accessories, such as a barbecue table and drink tray, to stylish features for gardeners, such as a picket bench and potting table, to functional children's play furniture, each of these innovative and durable garden projects is ideal for any type of outdoor space. Whether you have a lawn, terrace, or traditional garden, the projects in this book will improve your space.
Every project is extensively illustrated with clear step-by-step photography and templates, where necessary, to explain the process. Each piece can be made in a weekend by the novice woodworker with the minimum number of tools. All of the most common techniques are covered in a separate Techniques section with advice on materials, equipment, custom alterations, and usage.« less