Best Backyard Woodworking Books

Feb 16, 2020 | Woodworking | 0 comments

Picture a backyard landscape. The grandparents are swinging on a wooden bench swing. Friends playing cards on the picnic table. Family lounging on the deck while the kids play in their playhouse. Backyard woodworking projects offer a perfect opportunity for both novice woodworkers and expert craftsmen to hone their skills while enhancing their outdoor living space.

There’s nothing better than a peaceful afternoon relaxing in your backyard while admiring all the beautiful wood projects you built with your own hands.

We here at Best Books For Creatives are no strangers to backyard lounging. And we know that every backyard can use at least one woodworking project to make it that much cozier. That’s why we’re sharing our list of the best backyard woodworking books for you to create your own outdoor haven.

Regardless of your skill level, you’re sure to find something in our list of books to pique that woodworking itch you have. Just imagine how impressed your family and friends will be when you tell them, “I made this.”


Our Top Pick

Our Top Pick for the best backyard woodworking book is Outdoor Wood Projects: 24 Projects You Can Build in a Weekend, by Steve Cory. This book offers easy-to-follow directions with photos and illustrations that walk you step by step through each project. With basic tools and inexpensive materials, you can create elegant and unique outdoor projects tailored to fit your backyard. From an Adirondack chair and ottoman to planters and a compost bin, the problem with this book is trying to decide which weekend woodworking project to tackle first. 

Here is our list of the best books for your backyard woodworking projects.

If you know of any good backyard woodworking project books that we’ve missed, please be sure to share it in the comments below.

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