Design outdoor furniture to weather well. How to Build a Garden Bench opens with furniture maker Hank Gilpin offering seasoned advice on designing pieces to withstand the elements and age gracefully. Then, woodworker Matt Kenney guides you step by step through the process of constructing this gorgeous garden bench on this DVD, that includes a Bonus SketchUp Plan. Advance your joinery skills. Working on this project, youâ€™ll learn how to make tight-fitting mortise-and-tenon joints that are key to sturdy outdoor furniture â€“ a technique you can put to good use on future projects. Plus, you get an experienced woodworkerâ€™s take on the subtle art of shaping the curved elements that define this piece. Expert tips to work smarter and faster. Save time as you discover simple methods for turning out lightening-fast mortises, two great ways to tenon, and tips for no-fuss, no-muss gluing up. As you build this artfully designed bench, youâ€™ll also increase your know-how and advance your skills.