Garden Structures projects
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.
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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…
Here are Illustrations, details and a Materials List for the Red-Hot Workshop project that appeared in the February 2008 issue, page 58, of The…
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.…