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.
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
Magazine Rack or Garden Tool Caddy
Small Hanging Basket
Large Hanging Basket
CHAPTER 4 More Advanced Projects
Gypsy Willow Chair
Gypsy Willow Loveseat or Porch Swing
Grandma's Fan Double Bed Headboard
Tulip Mirror Frame
Log Cabin Planter Box
Decorative Wheelbarrow Plant Stand
CHAPTER 5 Finish and Care