Planter Bench

The planters and bench are separate parts—arrange them as you wish. Smell the flowers. Touch the leaves. It’s easy to enjoy plants when they’re placed at a convenient height—and easier still when [...]

Norm Abram’s Adirondack Chair

Steve Shanesy builds an improved Adirondack chair with Norm Abram in The New Yankee Workshop. Build the chair and learn how Abram works. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in [...]

Hammock Stand

Make bent laminations on a big scale. One sweeping curve, 18-ft. long: that’s the essence of this dramatic stand. Making up that curve are dozens of thin pieces of constructiongrade redwood, all [...]

Dock Chair

Lightweight, folding and portable, this chair is so simple to make you’ll want a pair – or more.  I’ve always disliked the Adirondack chair and have never understood its popularity. I find it [...]

Easy Picnic Table

This table is a picnic to build with dimensional lumber, screws and bolts. I’m usually not intimidated by undertaking projects. We need some artwork for the new apartment? I can paint some vivid, [...]

Japanese Garden Bench

Combine five 2x4s, a handful of screws and a long afternoon to build a handsome and sturdy sitting spot for your deck or garden. by Christopher Schwarz & Kara Gebhart Uhl My father always has [...]

Patio Chair

A curved seat and back make this chair extra-comfortable. With a set of outdoor chairs like this on your patio or deck, you and your guests can enjoy the open air in comfort and style. This chair [...]

New Yankee Workshop Adirondack Chair

In 2005 I had the good fortune to spend a couple days with Norm Abram at his New Yankee Workshop building one of the program’s most popular projects – an Adirondack chair. Norm and I each [...]

Small Bench: Inspiration to Actual

For the October 2011 issue, I built the simple bench pictured at left for our I Can Do That project. Our designer, Linda Watts, chose the cheerful red paint job (she also got her hands dirty by [...]

Outdoor Garden Bench Project Download

Built from pine boards available from you local home store, this outdoor bench can be built with only a jigsaw and screw gun. A simply coat of paint to match your decor and you’ll be [...]

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