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For a range of woodworking skill levels from beginner to more experienced, this guide describes 15 simple building projects for the garden, patio or deck using materials commonly found in building centers with a few basic tools.

The author begins by describing how to use a variety of tools and covers topics on safety as well as techniques for measuring, marking, sawing, drilling, driving and wood finishing. Each project that follows is clearly presented with a materials list and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions supplemented by color photos, diagrams and helpful tips.

Projects include a side table, bird-feeder stand and birdhouse, garden bench, wall sconce, planter box, wishing well and pergola.

A good introduction to building with wood for those new to the craft and a source of practical project ideas for the more experienced woodworker.

Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 127 pages, 2022.

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