Backyard Projects

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Turn Old Canvas Into A Gazebo Cover

Making a new gazebo cover can be done using material that is already available around the home. One simple

Decorating Your Gazebo Cover for a Wedding

Decorating your gazebo cover can be done in conventional styles, or it may be a design unique to you.

Build a Wood Planter Box

A wood planter box is a great idea for the beginning gardener for a variety of reasons. You can keep

Build A Faux Stone Retaining Wall

A faux stone retaining wall is a great way to level off a sloped section of your property to make it

Build A Sloping Retaining Wall

Retaining walls are commonly seen in outer landscapes. They are functional and also add to the aesthetic

Building A Hydroponic System

Building a hydroponic system is one of the fastest growing techniques and most satisfying projects for

How to Build a Conservatory

Building a conservatory can add a lot of value and enjoyment to your home. A conservatory will increase

How To Install A Swing Set

A swing set is a great solution for getting your kids off their video games and outside playing. However,

Make Your Own Self-Watering Garden Pots

Planters and garden pots make a great addition to your outdoor space. In the summer’s busiest months,

Build a Dog Run in 5 Steps

A dog run is an enclosed area where your dog can run freely without needing constant supervision. Building

How To Build A Grind Box

A grind box is a rectangular shaped box that sits close to the ground and used for skateboarding or rollerblade

How To Make A Homemade Hammock

A homemade hammock is not only an inexpensive form of comfort, but also makes for a wonderful summer

How To Build A Potato Cannon

For the adolescents at play, having a good potato cannon at hand can be a fun way to spend some time

Turning a Shed into a Kennel

Turning a shed into a kennel can be a fairly easy task, but may take some time depending on the kennel

Design Your Own Dog Kennel

Designing a dog kennel is a fairly simple process, and here we will consider primary issues with kennel

How To Clean Out Dog Kennels

Clean dog kennels are important to the health of your canines. Different types of harmful bacteria and

Basic Safety Tips For Dog Kennels

When you are away from home, a dog kennel can provide a secure shelter for your pet while keeping your

How To Make A Cat Kennel

A cat kennel can be a great addition for of your feline friends. No matter how domesticated they are,

Building a Stone Accent Wall

A stone accent wall can be used to make another feature more interesting or simply more attractive. Here

How To Fix Up Patio Tables

Fixing up patio tables is a simple task that can be fun and creative. With only a few minor adjustments,

Renovating Your Old Patio Table Top

Occasionally a patio table top will become so worn that it needs renewing. Renovating a table top can

Converting Old Doors Into Patio Table Tops

Old doors can make unique individual patio table tops. Depending on the condition of the door and the

Cutting Out A Patio Table Top From Wood

A patio table top helps define the style of your outdoor living space. You might already have an outdoor

Salvaging A Glass Patio Table

If you come across a glass patio table that has been dumped, you might find that it can be salvaged.

How to Build a Stacked Stone Wall

A stacked stone wall has no mortar to hold it together, relying upon the skill of the builder and gravity

Build A Wishing Well In Four Steps

Add a little magic to it your garden by building your own wooden wishing well. Building wishing wells

How to Build a Stone Walkway

A stone walkway can add an old-fashioned feel to a garden and, although the work may be tiring, it should

Mounting a Weather Vane Atop Your House

A weather vane, while being entirely functional for determining wind direction, is also used as an ornamental

How to Hang a Tire Swing

Build a tire swing in the yard to entice your children outdoors for hours of fresh-air fun and exercise. The

How to Install a Pondless Waterfall

If you long for the melodious, calming sound of playful water but have limited space, consider a pondless

Adjusting A Porch Swing To Fit

A beautiful porch swing is great for relaxing afternoons with a glass of homemade lemonade. Having the

How to Revitalize a Vintage Porch Swing

Everyone in the family enjoys spending time on a vintage porch swing. If yours requires a facelift- for

How to Build a Porch Glider

The porch glider is gaining new recognition in the 21st century as an inexpensive, relaxing piece of

Restore Your Old Porch Glider

The porch glider is experiencing an unexpected revival as people search for outdoor furniture that is

Advantages of a Retractable Clothesline

A retractable clothesline allows you to put nature to work by air drying your clothes on a clothesline

Make a See-Saw in 5 Steps

A homemade see saw is a very easy project that can change an empty space into a personal backyard playground

How to Make a Safe Tree House

A tree house can be a wonderland for children and also a peaceful haven for adults. Animal life in your

Building a Stacked Stone Fireplace in Your Backyard

When you are creating a retreat in your backyard it cannot possibly be complete without having a stacked

Building an Outdoor Privacy Screen for Sunbathing

Installing an outdoor privacy screen can be easily done in just one day. There are several options, though. You

How to Connect PVC Pipes in 6 Easy Steps

PVC is the shortened term for polyvinyl chloride, a type of industrial plastic that most commonly is