Garden Structures projects
How to Build a Garden Arbor
You can build this stylish, arched garden arbor with a swing in only a couple of days—it’s way easier than it looks.
12 DIY Flower Towers
Add some color to your patio, garden or deck with a vertical garden. Whether you have a lot of space or just a tiny balcony, here are 12 DIY…
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DIY Butterfly House
Invite beautiful butterflies to your backyard with this very simple butterfly house project.
Build a Garden Archway
You can make this garden trellis from just $25 of steel rebar. And you won’t have to weld a thing. We’ll show you how to bend the…
How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden
Build a unique, natural-looking garden trellis for your climbing flowers and vines using standard copper water pipe. This long-lasting copper…
Reader Project: Classic Garden Bench
Dan Kemper sent us a photo of his version of the Classic Garden Bench, originally published in the April 2016 issue of The Family Handyman.…
Here are Illustrations, details and a Materials List for the Red-Hot Workshop project that appeared in the February 2008 issue, page 58, of The…
Oriented Strand Board (OSB board) vs. Plywood
OSB and plywood can both be used for walls, floors and roofs, but there are some differences between them. Here’s a rundown of the…
Screen House Plans
Inspired by classic north woods cabins, this cedar screen house is the perfect summer hangout. Complete plans and detailed how-to photos show…
How to Build a Campfire Bench
This simple, sturdy campfire bench is perfect for the back yard or cabin. Build it with your kids this weekend and it’ll last for their…
How to Build an Outdoor Living Room
Turn your patio or deck into a comfortable, protected outdoor room. This DIY-friendly design features exposed, natural wood beams and…