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 Install Concrete Flower Bed Edging
Edging lends a crisp, clean, finished look to a flower bed. It also keeps the lawn from migrating into the...
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 Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...
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 Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
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...
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.
Schoolhouse Storage Shed
If you've got big storage needs and are looking for style, this is the shed for you.