Planter Bench Build,Basic Woodturning Techniques,Carpentry Tips Framing,Woodturning Plans For Candlesticks - 2016 Feature

There is lawn furniture, and then there is what you might call landscape furniture—custom seating built right into the terrain. Senior technical editor Mark Powers made the entire installation from rot- and weather-resistant cedar lumber using lap joinery, a sturdy construction method meant to keep the planter walls from bowing against pressure from roots, should you decide to plant trees.

See how the project comes together step-by-step on the pages that follow.The cedar lumber for this planter bench costs far less than built teak furniture but is just as weather resistant.

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