Build It Yourself
Weekend Projects for the Garden
515 (color and b+w) color illustrations
Publication date: 5/2/2017
|Are you into gardening, DIY, or organic living? Looking to branch into woodworking? Build It Yourself: Weekend Projects for the Garden will help you to do just that. Accompanying you every step of the way, from the local home goods store to your workshop or table, Build It Yourself is a fun, accessible, and portable guide to constructing twelve practical, tasteful projects for your garden and home. Author and master woodworker Frank Perrone instructs with the novice in mind. Each project is designed for simple building, complete with a materials list, a cut sheet that makes getting lumber a snap, dimensional diagrams, illustrated step-by-step instructions with attention to every detail, and Helpful Hints, plus space for notes.|
Frank Perrone is a master woodworker with over thirty years of experience. He is currently the director of Facilities and Capital Projects at Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center, located in the Riverdale section of Bronx, New York. He has worked at Wave Hill for the past three years and runs popular weekend workshops teaching novice builders how to make chairs, tables, harvest baskets, and bird houses.
Editorial ReviewsLibrary Journal:
"For a beginning woodworker, nothing is better than some basic projects with good instruction. Perrone, an instructor and woodworker, offers 12 simple projects for the garden, ranging from fencing and birdfeeders to a potting table and compost bins. Perrone's guidance is very clear, with step-by-step illustrations."Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) :
"One of the great things about having a hobby you love is the ability to apply it towards different aspects of your home. If you're a gardener, DIY fan or organic living enthusiast, Build It Yourself: Weekend Projects for the Garden will help you bring all those interests together"