Stuck for something to make? Little or no money then this is the book for you. Follow the instructions within and you can make a huge variety of items for the garden. These include benches, tables, a covered store for wood, a planter and much more. There are clear instructions throughout and a useful guide to using pallet wood, which includes taking a pallet apart and cleaning it before you start.
There are guidelines on the tools you need and how to use them. As well as larger items such as a pallet sofa and planter bench, there are smaller accessories such as a garden trug, tea light and candle-holders and a very nice white washed lantern. I love the birdhouses too.
I have repurposed a couple of Pallets in my
time, adding the odd shelf, wheels and coat of paint or upended to make a
vertical flower wall. This book has an element of this too but goes far beyond
it as it uses and recycles this free valuable resource and that is wood.
van Overbeek is a keen multi-crafter who works for many different craft
magazines and has written four craft books already. She has a very successful
web site that feature her books and video’s and how to projects.
A perfect book to buy now, for making all those outside projects, that will enhance your garden or yard and prove invaluable this summer.