Archive for the ‘Yard Furniture’ Category

Easy Entry Arbor
Easy Entry Arbor...
With spring finally here we have been working in the yard these past few weekends; setting out a vegetable plot; building a fence;making netting frames to keep the birds away from the seeds, etc. And now that the more urgent projects are done, my thoughts wander to some garden beatification... 
Pedestal Picnic Table
Pedestal Picnic Table...
If you’re looking for a picnic table that’s simple to build but looks great on a deck or patio, here’s the design for you. Skill Level: Intermediate This table gives woodworking students the opportunity to learn a number of basic skills, including measuring, cutting,... 
Porch Swing
Porch Swing...
Kick back and relax with this fun-to-build weekend project. The smooth, gentle glide of the porch swing will keep you daydreaming for hours. This project is designed with a unique suspension system made from ordinary 1/2″ black steel pipe (commonly used for gas piping). It slips... 
Modular Planter Bench
Modular Planter Bench...
The beauty of this modular system is that it can be as short or long as you like; it can be straight, or it can take hard lefts or rights to follow the footprint of a deck or patio. And, best of all, it’s simple, quick and inexpensive to build. You’ll be “up”... 
Adirondack Chair 3
Adirondack Chair 3...
The Adirondack chair originated at the camps and resorts of New York’s Adirondack mountains during the late 1800s. It was the solution to adding a little comfort while in the wilderness, and has become an outdoor classic. This version, like its forebears, is designed for maximum... 
Adirondack Chair 2
Adirondack Chair 2...
There may be no outdoor chair more classic and familiar than the one that hails from upstate New York. With its generous proportions and laid-back angles, the Adirondack chair is all about taking it easy. Its sturdy yet straightforward construction makes it a great project for intermediate... 
Garden Bench
Garden Bench...
Traditionally the wood of choice would be teak; these benches have long graced English parks and gardens, aging gracefully through years of use and weather. This version is made of cedar, but you could also use white oak, redwood or cypress. Whatever wood you use, it’s a good... 
Window Boxes
Window Boxes...
Spring is in the air, and what personifies Spring more than colorful flowers in window boxes. These boxes are simple to build and can dress up your home and add the color and beauty the flowers can bring. This free wood plan article is more like a friend giving you tips over a beer...