Now that the weather is warming up with the approach of Spring and Summer, it’s creating a desire in all of us to spend a little more time outside. You can’t help but want to sit outside and enjoy the warm sun. Whether you’re having friends over for a BBQ, a backyard bonfire, or you simply just want to sit in nature and get fresh air, you’re going to need some outdoor furniture to do all that. Yes, you can go buy that furniture, but there are also great DY outdoor furniture pieces you can make, as well. Here are 9 of the best.
1. Macrame Hammock Chair
How fun is this hammock chair? I’ll be honest, I’ve always wanted one of these. They look really cool and they’re comfortable to sit in. You can hang them from your patio or from a tree, in the sun, or out of the sun. Now I can’t wait to make one of these for my own backyard so I can relax all summer long in style.
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2. Tiled Outdoor Bar
Most likely while you’re spending time outdoors, you’re going to be serving some kind of food or drinks for your guests. That means you’ll need some sort of bar where you can serve it all from. You can build this beautiful outdoor bar just for that. Both you and your guests will love it.
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3. Patio Table With Ice Boxes
My gosh, isn’t this table amazing? I mean how clever is it to have built in ice boxes so that when you and your friends run out of drinks, you can easily grab another cold one without getting up. It’s the ultimate outdoor furniture piece. Everyone is going to want to spend time in your backyard once you build this awesome table.
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