Pouring Concrete Patio: A First Timer’s Guide
Poured concrete makes a terrific backyard patio and it's easier to succeed than you might think. Here's how to get...
How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...
How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio
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How to Build a Hammock Awning
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Rock-solid posts and overhead shading make this hammock the perfect...
Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio
Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.
Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
Make patio tiles stand up to Mother Nature with these installation and care tips.
How to Build a Fire Table
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A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor...
How to Build a Garden Fountain
Cast this fountain in a weekend with a few bags of concrete and some hardware odds and ends.
How to Cast Concrete Fountains
Use basic materials and clever techniques to create a water feature in one weekend.
Use Brick Borders for Path Edging
Transform a dull concrete path into an elegant entrance to your home
How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall Material
Learn the pros and cons of stone, wood and concrete block retaining walls
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...
Concrete Air Plant Planter
This modern desktop planter is perfect for low-maintenance air plants—and it only takes a few quick steps to complete.
How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor
You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight
Build a Circular Patio and Retaining Wall
Hilly, small or ho-hum yard? Modular pavers and blocks let you carve out a unique retreat darn near anywhere!
Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain
Carving stone requires years of training, extraordinary skill and endless patience—or you can cheat and use power tools.