I live in a full house in Auckland with my Wife, kids, and grand-kids. Life is a ball. I make things and write about them. It usually takes me twice as long as it should because the grand-kids always want to help and then they walk away with the tools.
How to make a Kentucky (folding) stick chair.
This is a fun project.
In simply involves cutting all the pieces of wood (sticks) to length, drilling holes through all the pieces at the given points, and then threading wire through the holes to tie all the pieces together.
Voila. A comfortable chair that can easily be folded up and stored, or carried.
This book takes you step-by-step through the various stages of making a concrete garden seat, explaining how to make the form (mold), how to make the concrete, how to prepare the reinforcing mesh, and how to cast the concrete.