Outdoor Woodworking Projects

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Where to Find Free Pallets For DIY Projects

There are plenty of places to source these useful DIY items!

How to Build an Adirondack Chair

Create this classic piece of furniture with only a few supplies.

How to Build a Basic Wooden Ramp

Make your home accessible to all by building a wood ramp in 7 steps.

House Marker DIY

Looking for a carpentry project? Learn to make a house marker out of sustainable, natural wood.

Repurpose Leftover Flooring into Woodshed Doors

Your scrap is also your raw materials.

Build Your Own Wooden Lawn Ornaments

They're great for holidays, BBQs, or any special occasion.

Basic Interior Wall Framing

Wall framing is the skeletal support of your space.

How to Reinforce a Wood Retaining Wall

A wood retaining wall can support steep or difficult slopes.

Using Salt to Melt Ice

Using salt to melt ice offers several advantages.

How to Build a Slatted Bench out of Wood

A slatted bench is a fairly simple DIY project.

Exterior Wood Railings: Paint or Stain?

Paint offers better protection for your wood railing.

How to Build a Simple Faux Bois Bench

Give an old bench a new look with a faux bois technique.

How to Burn Letters for a Camp-Style Wooden SIgn

A homemade wooden sign is a great way to decorate a home.

How to Install a Wood Railing on Concrete

A wood railing is usually built in sections.

How to Fix a Squeaky Rocking Chair

Rocking chair squeaks are typically easy to repair.

How to Build an Outdoor Bench

This basic woodworking project is perfect for a beginner.

Tips for Staining Birch Plywood

Read this before you start staining!

Protect Your Wooden Swing Set

Keep the fun going. Protect your wooden swing set.

How to Build an Outdoor Picnic Table - Introduction

Here's what you need to know if you're thinking about building a picnic table.

How to Weatherproof Outdoor Wooden Signs

If you're going to go through the trouble of making a wooden sign, make sure it will last with weatherproofing!

How to Restore a Wooden Swing Set

Keep up the fun in your backyard by keeping up the condition of your wooden swing set.

How to Make a Climbing Pegboard Wall

Get an affordable piece of exercise equipment in your home, made with your own two hands.

How to Install a Wood Railing on Concrete Steps

Add a wooden railing to your concrete stairs for extra safety and a touch of sophistication.

How To Build A Swing Set

Surprise the kids and give your backyard a classic look with a wooden swing set!

Instant Curb Appeal: Make a New Mailbox

Ramp up the character of your house.

Make an Indoor/Outdoor Upcycled Pallet Daybed

For all your indoor/outdoor napping needs.

Building a Swing Set with Cedar Logs

Making a wooden swing set is a nice way to add charm to your back yard, as well as building an area for

Designing And Building A Boat Dock

You can learn the process of designing and building a boat dock quickly and easily, as long as you have

Outdoor Storage Cabinet Building Tips

Outdoor storage cabinets can add valuable storage space, housing items that you want to have close at

Garden Shed Construction Basics

Constructing a garden shed in your back yard is a great way to store your gardening equipment and to

Construct A Wheelchair Ramp For Your House

Building a wheelchair ramp built for your home is an easy do-it-yourself project as long as you follow

Repairing A Swing Set

Whether made from metal, wood or plastic, your swing set will need occasional repairs. Frequently inspect

How To Make A Wooden Swing Set

A play area with a wooden swing set can add a lot of beauty to a landscape. The rugged look of a wooden

Construct A Wooden Fort

Take a backyard play area to a whole new level with the addition of a wooden fort. This project will

Building a Collapsible Work Bench

There are times when you need a work bench, and times when it would only be in the way. To accommodate

Build Your Own Sturdy Step Ladder

Step ladders are very useful because they can stand independently of any wall and come in various heights

Cutting Beams For A Pergola

A pergola can be as simple as a lean-to attached to an exterior wall or as complex as a large free-standing,

Applying Paint To Wooden Planters

Painting your wooden planters is a creative and easy outdoor project that you can finish in a weekend.

How to Assemble Wooden Planters

Wooden planters come in kit form and need to be assembled. Although instructions are included with the

Cutting Shapes for Wooden Planters

You would like to make your own wooden planters for your backyard or front porch patio, but are not sure

How to Build a Tree House

Tree House construction is great fun, and quite simple too. The effort involved in the construction

How To Build A Utility Trailer

Successfully building a utility trailer has as much to do with your planning skills as your mechanical

Build A Cedar Garden Bench In 4 Steps

Build your own cedar garden bench to turn your flower garden into an outdoor living space. The following

Build A Backyard Tic-Tac-Toe Game Board

Building a grand-sized tic tac toe game board in the backyard is an inexpensive, simple project with

How to Build a Tree Bench

In the summer or on a lovely rain-washed evening, there's nothing better than a tree bench to relax on,