Create cool and contemporary garden furniture and accessories with 35 simple projects using pallet wood.
Follow Hester van Overbeek's tutorials to make a huge variety of innovative items for the backyard. There are stylish and functional benches and tables, shelving units for plants, side tables, a work bench for a shed, storage ideas, and much more. Make a beautiful porch awning hung with fairy lights, on-trend hanging succulent holders, and an outdoor kitchen unit so you can prep food outside—it even has a built-in barbecue! You will learn to develop useful DIY skills including sawing, sanding, drilling, and various techniques for treating wood, so even complete beginners will soon become confident wielding tools! Whether your backyard is tiny and in the city or a homely cottage garden, there is something for everyone here, and you’ll soon be hunting for pallets wherever you go.
Hester van Overbeek is a passionate crafter, who has always had a keen interest in interior design. Her website (www.hestershandmadehome.com) features craft tutorial videos and interior tips, and Hester’s work is often found in magazines such as Reloved, Ideal Home, and Mollie Makes. Hester is the author of Pallet Projects for Outdoor Spaces, Made with Salvaged Wood, Furniture Hacks, Making Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters, and Crafting with Mason Jars and other Glass Containers, all published by CICO Books. Hester is based in Ramsgate, Kent, UK.