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Outdoor Furniture Plans

There seems to be a lost tradition that less and less people are participating in every single day. That is enjoying time outside. There are two things that really make a woodworker shine, a nice custom built workbench that fits his needs and the ability to bring people together with family and the great outdoors. This can be easily done with just a few good outdoor furniture plans. My favorite memories I have as a child are spending the days outdoors with my family on special occasions. On normal days my parents would tell me to go play outside while they sat inside watching TV. I can't say that was of great influence.

Eating and spending time outdoors shouldn't just be a special occasion thing. People should not be brought together just because of some silly label on a calendar. They should want to spend time with one another as much as possible. Doing so outside gets everyone away from the TV and the computers and the proper furniture can force them to actually face one another and... god forbid... speak to one another. A good comfortable set of chairs that people actually enjoy sitting in is all it takes to make people want to discuss things and simply enjoy the day.

Store bought furniture can be super expensive. As a woodworker you might go to Home Depot and see a $3,000 price tag on a simple set of tables and chairs. Then you might say, I can make the same thing myself for $500 and I can do better! So why not? Isn't that the whole purpose of this hobby? To build cheaper and better? To be independent and self-reliant? Woodworking is a trade that goes back hundreds of years, master craftsman, even today are highly regarded and looked upon with great admiration. There is simply something special about doing things for yourself and benefiting others in the process.

If you were to make a nice outdoor dining set, put in in your backyard and invite your family to come take a look you have an instant party. Of course everyone is going to want to "try it out" and spend all day shooting the breeze while enjoying your work. This is the exact kind of thing that leads one to become a professional. When you tell your family that this set, which you secretly found easy step by step instructions for, cost you less than a quarter of the retail price to make, well now you've got customers. There is really only one resource that can lead you to thousands of situations just like this. Something that seems to have an infinite source of projects and plans.

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