4 Perfect Woodworking Tasks For The Summer

So the summer has finally graced us with something that resembles summer, we thought we would share some of our favourite DIY tasks to make the most of the outdoors! Here are --- that will make your garden look fantastic this summer!

A raised garden bed

Creating a raised vegetable garden can be a really rewarding thing to do. Not only because in the end you get a beautiful end product, but you get to watch your vegetables flourish and grow!

Pallet wood can create a rustic look as well as a series of other timber types to create a more refined look. Raised garden beds won't take long to complete – two to three days maximum and you soon be ready to start growing your vegetables, yum!

A wheelbarrow for a garden planter

This planter idea is perfect for any size and style of garden. It's a bit quirky and can be striking and can be brightened up by some blooming flowers. The wheelbarrow planter can be made from any type of wood you choose, even pallet wood – once it's been varnished and cleaned up you will make your friends green with envy.

It's an easy project to undertaken and can be completed within a day and only require some simple tools. So wait when you see the sun peeking through and then get cracking!

A bench for the garden

With just a few basic tools you can make a beautiful bench for your garden to relax out in the summer days and nights. This is a task where sanding is key – you don't want your guests getting any splinters!

The size of the bench is completely up to you – whether you want something small for you and your partner or a full-size family bench for the whole gang to chill out on. Get the length you need, sand it down well, varnish it and get ready to catch some sun!

A herb garden

This upright garden kitchen is perfect for a wide variety of small spaces and will create a perfect place for you to grow your favourite herbs. It's easy to construct, all you need is a drill, saw and some wood. Good job we have plenty of timber here ready and waiting for you to use!

Well that's it

We hope these pointers give you some inspiration and get your woodworking tasks done in the summer sun. If you need any timber don't hesitate to contact us on 0115 964 0888 or email sales@woodlanetimber.co.uk.

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