A sun shade sail is a large fabric canopy that is suspended in the air for shade in outdoor areas. It’s a thrifty solution for enjoying your outdoor space without worrying about the sun and its heat. This article will tell you everything you need to know about shade sails. If you are looking for…
A few years back, we installed a sun shade sail in our backyard. We love having the shade (check out the sun shade sail DIY), but we always wanted to turn the wooden posts into something more. I’ve always been fascinated with solar power, for the environmental benefits and it’s a direction to move off…
Ash shares how he creatively used a trash can, a spigot, some wire, and a few bungee cords to create this rainwater reservoir. The stand, which doubles as a seat, was made from leftover wood from the shed.
For some reason, flies love to hang around in our garage. As annoying as they are in the garage, they are even worse if they make it inside the house. I finally got tired of chasing after flies in the house and decided to install a screen door leading into the garage. Now, in…
Almost any shed can benefit from a ramp and steps. Such is the case with my shed. If you’ve been following along with me as I built my shed from scratch, my storage shed plans included a spot for both steps and a ramp. If you missed my previous posts, check out my Shed Project…
Looking to check a few backyard projects off your list this spring? These six projects are not only cost-effective, but will simplify your life. You’ll be wondering why you didn’t do them sooner!
With the weather warming up, it’s time to start planning for spring! Learn how to make your own raised planter box with this easy tutorial, along with our tips and tricks. It’s perfect for raised organic gardening.
To give their backyard patio some summer shade, Ash attached a modern shade sail to the house using two wooden posts. Here he shares his experience including an uphill battle with a 500-pound rock.
Ash shares the details of how he built this custom wagon for his riding mower. He carefully explains everything from basic construction to assembling the axles to hooking up the hitch connection.
Looking to add some seating to your next barbecue? Ash shares how he built this homemade picnic table in just one day! Not only does he provide step-by-step details but a few money-saving tips.
Thinking about tackling a wooden pathway project? It’s easier than you think. With just a few hours of work, Ash created a perfect path from his patio into the backyard. Not only was it a quick fix, but it’s one of our most functional.
From building roof trusses to creating custom doors, Ash leaves no stone unturned, as he finishes sharing how he single-handedly constructed his shed. This article will tell you exactly how you can build a shed too.
Looking to install a pathway? Ash shares how they connected their patio to their detached deck. After a lot of digging and carrying bags of stones, they have a beautiful, functional pathway that spruced up their backyard.
Looking to build a shelf from the ground up? In this easy-to-follow tutorial, not only does Ash give you details about building his shed, but he also gives advice for a novice, money-saving tips, and tools you absolutely need!