John Kelsey is a journalist and editor specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He has a degree in woodworking and furniture design from the School for American Craft at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at the Taunton Press. He is the author of Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
Practical Projects for the Yard and Garden: Attractive 2x4 Woodworking Projects Anyone Can Buildby Skills Institute Press
17 practical pieces of garden equipment and yard accessories that anyone can build. Readers can make these handsome projects from affordable and readily available 1-by and 2-by lumber, using such basic woodworking tools as saw, hammer, drill, and clamps. Each project includes a detailed list of materials, precise step-by-step instructions, and an assembly drawing showing where each piece fits. These sturdy projects will go together fast. Finish with varnish or paint, or leave unfinished to weather naturally. Technical section: sawing wood by hand and with portable power tools.
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