Backyard Projects

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Renovate Your Old Outdoor Playhouse

Whether you are fixing up your old childhood playhouse for your own kids, or simply sprucing it up for

Making Your Own Wooden Playhouse

A wooden playhouse is a beloved, imaginative place for children to play, generation after generation.

Sealing A Wooden Playhouse

Building a wooden playhouse for your kids is a great idea, but you'll have to protect the wood if you

How To Weave A Rope Hammock

A Mexican rope hammock, also known as a Mayan hammock, is usually made from nylon or cotton rope. A cotton

Installing a Hammock Swing

There are several ways to install a hammock swing, also referred to as a hammock chair. These hammocks

Creating your Own Hammock Swing

A single seat hammock swing needs less room than a regular beach or rope hammock, which makes it an excellent

How to Maintain Your Gazebo

It is important to take care of a gazebo, both inside and out. Harmful or unwanted plants need to be

Removing An Old Gazebo

There may come a time when the condition of your gazebo is such that the the best thing to do is to remove

Garden Gazebo Plans

There are many different types of garden gazebos. Some people will want a traditional Victorian style,

The DIY Outdoor Gazebo Guide

There are many different types of outdoor gazebo. Some are permanent structures built out of wood, metal,

Best Ground To Place A Canopy Gazebo

A canopy gazebo is a great way to spruce up the backyard garden, or add a covered shelter for special

Gazebo Cover Types and Designs

When it is time to replace your gazebo cover, there are a number of materials, types, and designs available.

Restoring Your Old Gazebo Cover

A gazebo cover will fade and develop minor damage over time. Stitches will fray and come loose, falling

Protect Your Gazebo With A Gazebo Cover

To get the most out of a gazebo, the best solution is to install a gazebo cover. These covers are available

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

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

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

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