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 foundation. Learn how to pour a concrete slab successfully here.
How to Build a Hammock Awning
Rock-solid posts and overhead shading make this hammock the perfect retreat on warm summer days.
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
A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor living space—and an invitation to gather around. It's also a...
How to Build a Garden Fountain
Cast this fountain in a weekend with a few bags of concrete and some hardware odds and ends
12 Stamped Concrete Patio Ideas We Love
A low-maintenance, durable stamped concrete patio is the perfect foundation for an outdoor living space where you can both relax...
Use Brick Borders for Path Edging
Transform a dull concrete path into an elegant entrance to your home
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...
Reader Project: Massive Backyard Stone Fireplace
David Peyton built this fireplace from 15 tons of assorted masonry: concrete, stone, block and firebrick. But there’s no mortar to...
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!
Schoolhouse Storage Shed
If you've got big storage needs and are looking for style, this is the shed for you.
Dremel Ultra-Saw Works Great for Building a Planter
I decided to try my hand at building a cast concrete planter as research for a potential magazine story on...