How to build outdoor furniture

This step by step woodworking project is about how to build outdoor furniture. Building furniture for your garden is fun and there are so many plans to choose from, that you might not know what to choose from. Take a look on all the projects as to choose something that suits your needs, tastes and budget. Adjust the size of the project to your needs, but use the carpentry techniques described in the projects.

As you will see in this collection of plans, there are many options you could choose from, starting with simple wooden chairs up to more complex bars and garden bridges. Each project comes with step by step instructions, so all you need to do is to click the link for each option. In addition, we recommend you to check out the rest of the woodworking projects featured on this website.

There are a few things that you should know before starting a woodworking project on your own. Therefore, we recommend you to select detailed plans that come with step by step instructions, as well as a list with all the materials required for the job. Work with attention and plan everything from the very beginning, if you want to get the job done in a professional manner.

 

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How to build outdoor furniture

Outdoor chair

Outdoor chair

 

The first design you could choose when building outdoor furniture is a simple chair. As you can notice in the plans, these chairs would complement beautifully your garden, but they can also be used on your deck or patio. See a step by step guide about building an outdoor chair by clicking the link.

 

Adirondack chair

Adirondack chair

 

If you want to build a wooden chair, but you want an exquisite design that will impress the loved ones and will add value to your backyard, then an adirondack chair might suit your needs.

As you can notice in the plans, you need to use quality lumber (pine, cedar or redwood), otherwise the components won’t be resistant to moisture and will have a nice appearance. Click the link to see a detailed adirondack chair plans.

 

Garden bench

Garden bench

 

On the other hand, you should also take into account building a basic bench with a simple design. If you know the basic woodworking techniques, you could build this bench in no more than 3-4 hours. Adjust the size of the bench to your needs and always pre-drill the components before inserting the galvanized screws. Round the exposed edges with a router, if you want to enhance the look of the bench. See step by step garden bench plans, by clicking the link.

 

Picnic table

Picnic table

 

If you have a large backyard and you like to barbeque, a picnic table is something that shouldn’t miss from your inventory. A picnic table with benches is one of the easiest woodworking projects you could do by yourself, but you need to use proper plans. Learn how to build a wooden picnic table, by clicking the link.

 

Patio table

Patio table

 

A patio table is a must-have outdoor project, if you like to take dinner with your family and friends. Taking into account the simplicity of this woodworking project, you just need to follow the right instructions for your needs and invest in the best materials you could afford. Always add waterproof glue to the joints, in order to enhance the rigidity of the structure. Learn how to build a patio table, by checking out the full project.

 

Outdoor bar

Outdoor bar

 

If you have a large patio, deck or garden and you like to hang out with the loved ones during the weekends, we recommend you to build a wooden bar. Building an outdoor bar is a simple project and it also gives you the opportunity to adjust its designs and shape to your needs. Invest in quality materials and apply several coats of stain or paint to protect the components and to enhance the look of the bar.

 

Garden bridge

Garden bridge

 

Last but not least, you could build a garden bridge, if you have a stream in your backyard, or if you want to create something unique with your hands. As you can see in the image, a wooden bridge is a simple structure to which you have to attach simple railings. If you have enough space in your garden, a simple bridge will create a charming area.

 

 

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