Making Bent Willow Furniture

Making Bent Willow Furniture

by Brenda Cameron, Brian Cameron


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Discover the rewarding and easy-to-learn craft of making your own bent willow furniture. Brenda and Brian Cameron provide clearly illustrated step-by-step instructions for a variety of elegant and sturdy bent willow projects that include chairs, tables, baskets, ladders, swings, and more. With expert tips on construction techniques, this guide covers everything from gathering and preparing the wood to adding the final decorative flourishes. You’ll soon be confidently crafting your own fabulously unique bent willow creations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580170482
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/05/1998
Series: Rustic Home Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,226,764
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Brenda Cameron is a science writer/editor and webmaster. She has a degree in industrial engineering and English from Perdue University.

Brian Cameron is a licensed aircraft mechanic and journeyman carpenter and craftsman.

Table of Contents



CHAPTER 1 Gathering and Preparing Willow

CHAPTER 2 Tools and Basic Construction Techniques

CHAPTER 3 Beginning Projects

Quilt Ladder

Magazine Rack or Garden Tool Caddy

Plant Stand

Small Hanging Basket

Large Hanging Basket

Children's Table

Children's Chair

CHAPTER 4 More Advanced Projects

Gypsy Willow Chair

Gypsy Willow Loveseat or Porch Swing


Grandma's Fan Double Bed Headboard

Tulip Mirror Frame

Southwestern Mirror

Log Cabin Planter Box

Decorative Wheelbarrow Plant Stand

CHAPTER 5 Finish and Care

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