Garden Structures projects
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…
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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…
Reader Project: Classic Garden Bench
Dan Kemper sent us a photo of his version of the Classic Garden Bench, originally published in the April 2016 issue of The Family Handyman.…
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…
Oriented Strand Board (OSB 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…
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 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…
How to Build an Outdoor Living Room
Turn your patio or deck into a comfortable, protected outdoor room. This DIY-friendly design features exposed, natural wood beams and…
How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor
This timber garden arbor can be your place to get away for a quiet retreat or a delightful lawn sculpture that you gaze at through your kitchen…
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…