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UPDATE: Outdoor Wood Projects by Steve Cory

comments (52) May 15th, 2014 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Outdoor Wood Projects: 24 projects you can build in a weekend
The Taunton Press. 2014
$21.95; 208 pp.


byerbyer is the lucky winner.

Looking for a quick project to work on this weekend? Need some yard furniture or window boxes to spruce up your yard? If so, this book is for you. Outdoor Wood Projects includes 24 projects for the backyard and garden that can be completed with basic DIY tooling, inexpensive materials, and beginner skills. Perfect for basic woodworkers and just right for anyone more experienced who wants a "filler" project. The book also includes a chapter on basic techniques, and tools and materials that can be used on these projects.

The winner of this giveaway is byerbyer. His comment was chosen at random.

Be sure to check back often for more great giveaways.

posted in: blogs, giveaway, book review, outdoor

Comments (52)

Kengaroo Kengaroo writes: I need this book to use up some leftover redwood from a deck removal.
Posted: 10:16 am on May 12th

uscggunslinger uscggunslinger writes: First. Ha remember when that was a "thing" on comments sections. Man those were the 2000's.
Posted: 7:38 am on May 12th

db2000 db2000 writes: This book by Taunton Press is bound to be clear, concise and an enjoyable addition to any woodworkers bookshelf!
Posted: 10:22 pm on May 11th

Brewandglue Brewandglue writes: My wife just put in an order for four Adirondack chairs so this would be perfectly timed.
Posted: 4:43 pm on May 11th

jcwnr jcwnr writes: Me too, please.
Posted: 12:19 pm on May 11th

Zilbub Zilbub writes: Headed toward retirement on a very limited budget. If someone else wins, maybe you could give away two!
Posted: 10:25 am on May 11th

Wcalta Wcalta writes: I'll be 82 years old next month, but I can still learn from a good book.
Posted: 8:49 am on May 11th

Guts Guts writes: Ideal to turn some of that garage filling wood into family gifts ...
Posted: 1:13 am on May 11th

repeters repeters writes: I have just finished clearing an area in my yard for a patio or deck and would love to have this book so I can furnish the area.
Posted: 10:24 pm on May 10th

KenHANGITALL KenHANGITALL writes: Perfect time for some outdoor projects count me in !
Posted: 8:55 pm on May 10th

OhioDave OhioDave writes: Random comment.
Posted: 4:45 pm on May 10th

MissionFan MissionFan writes: I see myself lounging in some new outdoor furniture.
Posted: 3:52 pm on May 10th

Eris Eris writes: I've been looking for something like this. Hope I win!
Posted: 3:25 pm on May 10th

maintmech maintmech writes: I need all the help I can get.
Posted: 2:37 pm on May 10th

user-3153216 user-3153216 writes: Outdoor projects are my cup of tea!!! They are what I live for and this book would complete another chapter of my outdoor builds! Thanks for offering it for a giveaway, I think my luck is changing and it will soon be in the mail to my house!
Posted: 12:32 pm on May 10th

pabull pabull writes: It is almost my birthday, what a thought to get this in the mail....

Posted: 11:49 am on May 10th

Sarah_Moon Sarah_Moon writes: I'd love to win this! I've been looking for some good outdoor projects to work on this summer.
Posted: 11:22 am on May 10th

bbdoug bbdoug writes: It's been a long winter! I'm ready to get busy outside.
Posted: 10:47 am on May 10th

gparent gparent writes: oh yes ! I'm in !
Posted: 10:35 am on May 10th

ChopNGlue ChopNGlue writes: I would not only like to be considered for this book, I would like to win it.
My girlfriend has a collapsible Chesapeake, the likes I've never seen elsewhere, curious to see if they are in the book.
Posted: 9:36 am on May 10th

PortlandRocket83 PortlandRocket83 writes: I love the look of Adirondack Chairs, not to mention they are so comfy. wish I had that book, been look for more ideas and a blue print for the chair. I want to put those in my future backyard.
Posted: 9:28 am on May 10th

perpetualNewbie perpetualNewbie writes: I love the look of that recliner!
Posted: 8:58 am on May 10th

StillehavetRacing StillehavetRacing writes: Moving to new home with a couple acres just begging for projects for the shop & furniture for the yard
Posted: 8:32 am on May 10th

maxatlantic maxatlantic writes: Elegant outdoor projects? Absolutely interested.
Posted: 8:20 am on May 10th

jbeal jbeal writes: Looks like a great addition. Sign me up!
Posted: 7:51 am on May 10th

HWG HWG writes: Finally, a book on outdoor furniture that is actually usable and desirable projects.
Posted: 7:13 am on May 10th

MI_Joe MI_Joe writes: Sounds like a great way to kick off the summer season.
Posted: 4:24 pm on May 9th

warehouse32 warehouse32 writes: This sounds like a perfect way to spend the summer!
Posted: 1:46 pm on May 9th

Sprint15s Sprint15s writes: Count me in!
Posted: 10:07 am on May 9th

cahudson42 cahudson42 writes: Another hat in the ring!
Posted: 9:30 am on May 9th

mcmmemphis mcmmemphis writes: Have several nerds and an acre to fill. Would love to see how to make use of my time and space.
Posted: 10:27 am on May 8th

geneticsmom geneticsmom writes: We are buying a new home and have a lot of outdoor spaces to furnish--this would be a fabulous book to help us come up with some ideas!
Posted: 8:24 am on May 7th

quattro quattro writes: Please
Posted: 7:31 am on May 7th

LBF LBF writes: Please.....!
Posted: 2:20 pm on May 6th

TopspinD TopspinD writes: Please put me down for the drawing. Thanks.
Posted: 11:58 am on May 6th

chipmaker2 chipmaker2 writes: 4x4
4x4 To the left is my 4x4 post waiting to be cut into an
4x4 outdoor wood project.
4x4 Thanks!
Posted: 10:59 pm on May 5th

GBurg GBurg writes: I am sure I could make good use of this book!
Posted: 9:58 pm on May 5th

kpwalker69 kpwalker69 writes: That would be a fine book to have to get the summer projects started!
Posted: 9:36 pm on May 5th

heartwoodSYP heartwoodSYP writes: Let's just skip the formalities and address it to me

Posted: 8:10 pm on May 5th

4eyes 4eyes writes: Can always use more ideas.
Posted: 12:59 pm on May 5th

Tirebiter14 Tirebiter14 writes: Me! Me! Pick me!
Posted: 11:09 am on May 5th

mdgogolen mdgogolen writes: I'm in
Posted: 10:41 am on May 5th

Barkley629 Barkley629 writes: Looks like a nice book.
Posted: 10:24 am on May 5th

byerbyer byerbyer writes: Allons-y!
Posted: 7:05 am on May 5th

Sami101 Sami101 writes: This book looks like a great addition to my library
Posted: 6:42 pm on May 4th

lowriderray lowriderray writes: This would make a great addition to my library
Posted: 5:31 pm on May 4th

Marc2013 Marc2013 writes: since I am planning to build some patio furniture this spring/summer, this book would be perfect.
Posted: 2:05 pm on May 4th

RobsToolBelt RobsToolBelt writes: I am all about broadening horizons into other fields for woodworking. This book would make a great addition to my library!
Posted: 1:01 pm on May 4th

Kejenk02 Kejenk02 writes: Gimme the book.
Posted: 12:10 pm on May 4th

AdventurousConifer AdventurousConifer writes: My patio furniture needs to be replaced. This book would sure help right now!
Posted: 10:38 am on May 4th

bit101 bit101 writes: If I win, I will hide this book from my wife. Otherwise I won't have a spare moment this summer.
Posted: 8:08 am on May 4th

stressguy27 stressguy27 writes: I would love to be considered for this book. Thank you.
Posted: 7:37 am on May 4th

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