Outdoor Woodworking Plans

Outdoor woodworking projects run the entire spectrum from simple and inexpensive to intricate and expensive. There are great plans for simple, beginner items such as a bicycle rack or ladybug house, as well as plans for a beautiful cupola to grace the top of your home or garage.

Free outdoor woodworking plans use simple tools and stock lumber to create a myriad of useful and eye catching accessories and storage items that every family and yard can use.

Always use galvanized or stainless steel fasteners to avoid rust and corrosion. Choose exterior treated lumber, cedar or redwood for lasting durability when constructing your outdoor items. Use water seal and water based stain to protect and finish your projects.

Storage chests, sundials, boot drying rack or weathervanes are all free outdoor woodworking plans you and your family can build together for a do-it-yourself project that everyone will enjoy.


Outdoor Storage Box


Outdoor Storage Box

Build this attractive storage box in a single weekend that offers two hinged lids that doubles as a seating area.

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All-Purpose Ladder


All-Purpose Ladder

This is a plan for a multi-functional wooden ladder that can be built for approximately six dollars using these instructions.

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Retaining Wall


Retaining Wall

Create a retaining wall for any garden. Made out of cobblestone or other materials, it provides a fresh and unique look.

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Garden Obelisk


Garden Obelisk

Make your garden even lovelier by building an obelisk for plants to climb on.This is a great project for the beginning woodworker.

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Stilt Chair


Stilt Chair

This unique stilt chair looks great in the garden or anywhere you want to create some added interest.

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Lady Bug House


Lady Bug House

In just 7 simple steps you can build a lady bug house.

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Sundial


Sundial

This plan is for creating a sundial for your lawn or garden that will tell the time with the help of the sun.

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Boot Drying Rack


Boot Drying Rack

Here is a project for an inexpensive boot drying rack that works great for placing in a mudroom or entryway.

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cupola


A Cupola

Here is a plan for building a rooftop cupola that looks great and gives needed ventilation. Cupolas work well on top of a barn, stable or even your home.

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Cowboy Weathervane


Cowboy Weathervane

This is a unique and fun project for the seasoned woodworker for a weathervane that features a cowboy with his horse and dog.

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