10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For
Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...
How to Install a Paver Patio Base
Let plastic paver patio base panels take the place of the gravel base to eliminate tons of labor.
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks...
Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio
Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.
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 Build a Low-Maintenance Water Feature
Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean with little maintenance.
How To Build a Stone and Brick Patio for Your Backyard
We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio from stone and brick.
How To Build a Raised Garden Bed
Make the gardener in your family happy by building this natural stone raised garden bed
How to Sharpen Tools
A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade.
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 Stone Fountain
Bring the splash and sparkle of falling water to your yard in just one weekend.
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.