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The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry

The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry

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The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry
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More than 40 Projects Including:
• Furnishings

• Accessories

• Pergolas

• Fences
• Planters

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international

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Creative Plblishing
international

Copyright © 2009
Creative Publishing international, Inc.
400 First Avenue North, Suite 300
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401
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Printed in China

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Digital edition: 978-1-61673-383-4

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

The complete guide to outdoor carpentry: more than 40 projects
including furnishing, accessories, pergolas, fences, planters.
p. cm.
At head of title: Black & Decker.
Includes index.
Summary: "Features more than 40 projects that easily can be built in a
weekend with ordinary power hand tools and materials available at any
local home center or hardware store" --Provided by publisher.

ISBN-10: 1-58923-458-8 (soft cover)
1. Garden structures--Amateurs' manuals. 2. Outdoor
furniture--Amateurs' manuals. 3. Carpentry--Amateurs' manuals.
I.Black & Decker Corporation (Towson, Md.)

TH4 961. C6543 2009
684.1 '8--dc22

2009010733

The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry

President/CEO: Ken Fund
VP for Sales & Marketing: Kevin Hamric

Home Improvement Group

Publisher: Bryan Trandem
Managing Editor: Tracy Stanley
Senior Editor: Mark Johanson
Editor: Jennifer Gehlhar

Creative Director: Michele Lanci-Altomare
Senior Design Managers: Jon Simpson, Brad Springer
Design Managers: James Kegley

Lead Photographer: Joel Schnell
Shop Manager: Bryan McLain
Shop Assistant: Cesar Fernandez Rodriguez
Production Assistants: Jessica Elsenpeter, Michelle Lee,
Nicole Rosenbloom, Nichole Schiele, Katie Yokiel

Production Managers: Linda Halls, Laura Hokkanen

project Design: Dan Cary
Page Layout Artist: Whitney Stofflet

Created byThe Editors of Creative Publishing international, Inc., in cooperation with Black & Decker.
Black & Decker® is a trademark ofThe Black & Decker Corporation and is used under license.

NOTICE TO READERS

For safety, use caution, care, and good judgment when following the procedures described in this book. The publisher

and Black & Decker cannot assume responsibility for any damage to property or injury to persons as a result of misuse
of the information provided.

The techniques shown in this book are general techniques for various applications. In some instances, additional
techniques not shown in this book may be required. Always follow manufacturers' instructions included with products,
since deviating from the directions may void warranties. The projects in this book vary widely as to skill levels required:
some may not be appropriate for all do-it-yourselfers, and some may require professional help.
Consult your local building department for information on building permits, codes, and other laws as they apply to

your project.

Contents

The Complete Guide to
Outdoor Carpentry

Introduction .............. 5

SEATING PROJECTS ........ 7

Side-by-side Patio Chair .......... 8

Knockdown Garden Bench . . . . . . . . . 14

sling-back Adirondack ............. 20

Classic Adirondack Chair ........... 26

Porch swing ..................... 32

Porch Swing Stand ................ 40

Tiled Garden Bench ............... 46

Slatted Garden Bench ............. 50

Trellis Seat ...................... 54

Rose Bench ..................... 58

Storage Bench ................... 62

Luxury Sun Lounger ............... 70

DINING & ENTERTAINING

PROJECTS ............... 77

Trestle Table & Benches ............ 78

Cedar Patio Table ................. 86

Teahouse Table Set ............... 90

Children's Picnic Table ............. 98

Picnic Table for Two .............. 102

Patio Prep Cart .................. 106

Pitmaster's Locker ............... 112

Timberframe Sandbox ............ 116

YARD & GARDEN

Lattice Arbor ................... 188

PROJECTS .............. 121

Trash Can Corral ................ 192

High-low potting Bench ........... 122

Firewood Shelter ............... 196

Trellis Planter .................. 126

Picket Fence ................... 200

Versailles Planter ............... 132

Wood Panel Fence ............. 204

Mailbox Stand .................. 136

TwO Simple Gates ............... 212

Plant Boxes .................... 140

Arched Gate ................... 216

Mini Garden Shed ............... 144

Trellis Gate Combination ......... 220

Pump House ................... 152

Classical pergola ............... 226

Garden Bridge .................. 158

compost Bin ................... 164

Pagoda Lantern ................ 168

Resources .............. 234

Yard Cart ...................... 174

Credits ................ 235

YARD STRUCTURES ...... 181

Metric Conversions ...... 236

Freestanding Arbor ............. 182

Index ................. 237

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