Garden Structures projects
Classic Cedar and Copper Trellis Design
Climbing plants like vines and roses lend a lot of charm to an ordinary garden, especially when they're winding up a trellis as stunning as this…
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…
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Grill Gazebo Plans: Make a Grillzebo!
You can entertain and feed your guests without ever having to leave your shish kebabs unattended! If you're looking for outdoor bar ideas or DIY…
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.
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 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,…
How to Build a Campfire Bench
This simple, sturdy campfire bench is perfect for the back yard or cabin. Build it with your kids this weekend and it’ll last for their…
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 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…