Outdoor & Patio Projects
For Patios, Decks, and Gardens
Traditional Bluebird Birdhouse
This project uses guidelines from the North American Bluebird Society and is built entirely from cedar.
This simple pine table is built from an original Gustav Stickley design and intended for use as an outdoor table, though the design could easily be adapted to inside use as well.
Old Plane Birdhouse
Here’s a clever birdhouse design based on a 14” jackplane.
Norm Abram's Adirondack Chair
Former Popular Woodworking editor Steve Shanesy builds an Adirondack chair with Norm Abram in the New Yankee Workshop.
Japanese Garden Bench
Building this garden bench could not be any easier. The only materials you will need are a few screws and some 2 x 4s.
Build this mini-greenhouse to get a head start on the growing season.
All-Weather Morris Chair
A Morris chair is a comfortable piece of furniture, but not something you want to expose to the weather. Well, this Morris chair is designed to withstand the elements.
Garden Storage Bench
Add a place to sit and storage for all your garden tools with this durable redwood bench.
Assemble this easy-to-make butterfly house in an afternoon.
Pygmynuhatch Pipe Birdhouse
There's nothing small about this unique idea for a birdhouse using PVC pipe and a couple pieces of wood.