Garden Structures

Learn how to build and maintain outdoor structures with these projects, tips and ideas for sheds, fences, pergolas, arbors, storm shelters and tree houses.

Screen Porch Construction

You can add a spacious, airy outdoor porch to your home. We'll show you everything you need to complete the project yourself, including how to frame the porch, attach it to your house and all of the finishing details. Sure, it'll take a lot of time and work, but once it's done, you can beat the bugs and spend more time outdoors during the summer.

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  • Build a Garden Archway

    You can make this garden trellis from just $25 of steel rebar. And you won’t have to weld a thing. We’ll show you how to bend the arches and…

  • How to Build a Garden Arbor

    You can build this stylish, arched garden arbor with a swing in only a couple of days—it’s way easier than it looks.

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden

    Build a unique, natural-looking garden trellis for your climbing flowers and vines using standard copper water pipe. This long-lasting copper…

  • Oriented Strand Board vs. Plywood

    OSB and plywood can both be used for walls, floors and roofs, but there are some differences between them. Here’s a rundown of the…

  • Tree House – Building Tips

    Tree houses are for everyone with imagination. Elevate your building skills with these tree house building tips from experienced builders,…

  • Screen House Plans

    Inspired by classic north woods cabins, this cedar screen house is the perfect summer hangout. Complete plans and detailed how-to photos show…

  • How to Build a Pergola

    Build a vine-covered pergola in your backyard to shade a stone patio or wood deck using wood beams and lattice set on precast, classical-style…

  • How to Build a Storm Shelter

    A storm shelter is a super-strong safe room designed to withstand dangerous high winds, tornadoes and flying debris. You'll remain safe even…

  • Screen Porch Construction

    You can add a spacious, airy outdoor porch to your home. We'll show you everything you need to complete the project yourself, including how…

  • Latticework Porch Trellis

    This trellis is an elegant way to get a degree of privacy for a porch, deck or even a patio. It’s also a great place to grow climbing plants.…

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