Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture: 20 Step-by-Step Projects Anyone Can Build (Paperback)

Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture: 20 Step-by-Step Projects Anyone Can Build By Katie Jackson, Ellen Blackmar (Photographs by) Cover Image
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Selected as a Gardens Illustrated Recommended Read

Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture covers twenty step-by-step, fully illustrated projects with hundreds of clear and easy-to-follow photographs. Finished pieces include simple items include a trellis, a flower box, and a plant stand and more complicated projects include a chaise lounge, a sectional with built-in storage, and a slat bench. Katie Jackson's projects are simple, clean, and timeless and work well within a wide variety of styles. Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture is the perfect primer for people new to woodworking, DIYers, and homeowners looking for a simple and affordable to decorate their space.

About the Author

Katie Jacksonis a designer and builder of simple furniture using renewable and reclaimed materials. After graduating from Bennington College, she trained as a cabinetmaker at New England School or Architectural Woodworking. She attended a Woodworking Teacher’s Educational Program at Girls At Work, Inc., specializing in empowering at-risk girls with wood shop skills. Jackson headed the woodworking program at Camp Onaway for Girls for four summers, then teamed up with Lilah Crews-Pless to launch a design-build collaboration out of TechShop San Francisco and TechShop Menlow Park. She now builds at New England Society of Innovation and Technology (NESIT) Hackerspace. Learn more at katiejacksonwoodworks.com.
Ellen Blackmar is a professional photographer specializing in architectural, wedding, and protrait photography. She alsp creates personal work using large-format film and nine-teenth-centry-style cameras. She completed her undergradutate degree at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and has also atteneded programs a Thode Islande Shool of Deisng and The Center for Alternative Photopgraphy in New York. More of her work can be viewed at ellenrosephotgraphy.com.

Praise For…

“If you want to build your own outdoor furniture, but have zero to little woodworking experience, this books I for you.” —Library Journal

“For people already attuned to woodworking, this book has great project ideas. For people interested in picking up a woodworking hobby, this book gives the tools and basic knowledge to learn new skills. . . . a very satisfying do-it-yourself guide with tasteful and varied projects.” —Washington Gardener
“The craft of woodworking. . . . remains one of the most satisfying creative outlets. . . . Try your hand at it with Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture by Katie Jackson, who shows us that with a few basic tools and a weekend, anyone can build a beautiful wood project for their outdoor space.” —The Florida Times-Union

“Will inspire you to break out the miter saw, drill, and sander. With an appealing mix of contemporary and traditional-style projects.” —Digging

Product Details
ISBN: 9781604695830
ISBN-10: 1604695838
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: May 4th, 2016
Pages: 264
Language: English