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Buyer’s Guide To Outdoor Benches for Your Backyard

A properly placed outdoor bench evokes thoughts of pleasant days taking in the sights and sounds — even if you never sit on it!

30 Outstanding One-Day Backyard Projects

Save $100s and update your outdoor spaces instantly with these easy and inexpensive one-day backyard projects!


How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door


How to Build a Cedar Potting Bench

Complete plans for building a potting bench.


How to Sharpen Tools

A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade.

Recipes for Perfect Flower Containers

Surefire combinations with great curb appeal


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...

Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

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Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.


DIY Bench, North Woods Style

An inexpensive, easy-to-build classic


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How to Build a Garden Bench

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Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how...