The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry
Complete Plans for Beautiful Backyard Building Projects
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1591866189
"See how easy it is to build your own backyard oasis.Outdoor carpentry projects using cedar, redwood, and pressure-treated pine are perfect for Do-It-Yourselfers of all skill levels, since the materials are easy to work with, and the results are rewarding. Enjoy outdoor furnishings you can create yourself. Items made with quality materials last much longer and cost less, in the long run, than off-the-shelf items. With classic swings for kids and adults, arbors for gardeners and even a table that folds, there's something in The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry for everyone! Over three dozen projects are included, ranging from seating, entertaining, recreational and storage, to overheads and arbors. New projects, unique to this edition, include: 5-boardbench, picnic table, folding table, outdoor occasional table, deck-railing planter, window box, Arts-and-Crafts mahogany gate, sheltered swing, outdoor serving cart, arbor and garden bridge. All the projects within this book can be built in a weekend with ordinary power hand tools and materials available at any local home center or hardware store. Each project has complete construction plans and directions for foolproof results--so jump right in and make your backyard unique!"--
Paperback ISBN: 1561580600
This collection of articles from FINE WOODWORKING magazine focuses on machine-cut joints, from table-sawn tenons to biscuit joinery. In-depth information on laying out complex joints, joining rails and stiles, machining raised panels, coping with seasonal wood movement, and selecting and using workshop adhesives is included.
The Art of Whittling
A Woodcarver's Guide to Making Things by Hand
Hardcover ISBN: 1787390039
Whittling is more than just a way of busying idle hands - it is a pastime for those who love the texture of wood and a way of life for those who feel a special connection between people and trees. This guide offers an antidote to the stresses of modern life and a means of getting back to basics and creating unique items from scratch.