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AW Extra - Spring into Outdoor Projects for Summer Enjoyment

April 14, 2011
Today in AW Extra:

3 Projects for Gardeners

This spring, build something you can enjoy all summer. Each one of these three projects takes only about a day to build. Made from rot-resistant woods and assembled with weatherproof glue and rust-resistant fasteners, they’ll enhance your garden or deck for years to come.

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Craftsman Style Outdoor Chair

Here's a great-looking outdoor chair that’s comfortable and stable, yet light enough to move around. Based on a design published in The Craftsman, Gustav Stickley's magazine, this version retains the original's strong and durable mortise-and-tenon joinery. It also includes a significant change: A stretched fabric seat that's a a definite improvement over the original's sling-seat butt trap.

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Win a Lathe or a Blade and Bit Set!

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Cypress Chest

Designed to keep its contents dry and clean, this handsome chest provides ample storage for outdoor amenities such as deck furniture cushions, pool toys or even gardening supplies, It's made of cypress, a stable, rot-resistant wood that's similar to cedar in appearance.

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Café Table

Picture yourself seated at a boulevard café, with a cup of coffee and a newspaper—an island of calm in a busy world. Build this table and you can enjoy the same sort of tranquility in your back yard. It's just the right size for one person to spread out the Sunday paper or for two people to have lunch.

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Start Planning Your Spring Projects!

The American Woodworker Bookstore has everything you need to start spring projects, from bookshelves and keepsake boxes to nesting trays and coffee tables. For just $3.99 you’ll get complete how-to instructions for an enjoyable woodworking project. Be sure to check back each week, as new projects and plans will be added throughout the spring season. Shop Now!

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