Category Archives for "Deck and Patio"

DIY Murphy Bar with Plans

DIY Murphy Bar Plans

Are you looking to maximize your patio or home with some space saving furniture? If so, I have a fun concept that will spruce up any living space! It’s called the Murphy Bar. Somewhat similar to a Murphy bed, yet packed with all your party favorites. This is a fun project that can be completed […]

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How to Make a Concrete Pub Table

Hey DIYers!  This Concrete Pub Table is a great project for anyone who needs a modern table that looks great on the patio or in the house.  The concrete top is a solid  tabletop that will last for years and give a modern look to any setting it is placed in.  The LED lights under […]

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How to Make a Firewood Rack

wood stack ideas

In this tutorial you will learn how to build a simple firewood storage rack out of 2×4 boards and fence pickets. This is a fun project that won’t break the bank. It can easily be completed in a weekend. I used Krylon SUPERMAXX All-In-One Spray Paint for this project. The DIY Firewood Rack plans for this project can be downloaded […]

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DIY Patio Chair with Plans

DIY Patio Chair Plans

Here is a simple to build DIY Patio Chair. This cedar chair is a great introductory project to woodworking. The seat is about 16 inches high and there are 22 inches of room between the armrests, so you will have plenty of room to move around. The back is at a slight angle which will […]

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How to Restore an Old Deck

Summer is a great time of the year to relax on the patio while entertaining friends and family. To keep a deck looking great, it’s important to protect the wood by applying a water-sealing deck stain. For this tutorial, I’ll show how to restore an old deck that has been painted, has flaking paint, and […]

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How to Make a Raised Garden Bed

How to make a raised garden bed

Looking for plans or ideas to build your own raised garden bed? Look no further! Complete plans and a video tutorial are linked to in this post. I reached out to a local non-profit named Sage Gardeners in Bozeman, Montana as a collaboration for this project. Sage Gardeners builds and donates raised flower beds to […]

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How to Make an Outdoor Gas Fireplace

Thanks for stopping by to check out the tutorial on how to make an outdoor gas fireplace. I’ve been searching for months to find a good tutorial and plans to make a more DIY friendly gas fire pit that didn’t involve welding and masonry. Turns out there isn’t much on the subject, so I researched […]

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10 Summer DIY Patio Projects You Can’t Go Without!

Are you wanting to have the coolest patio on the block this summer? If the answer is yes, then it is time to get out in the garage and make some sawdust. Here are 10 Summer DIY Patio Projects you can’t go without! Find a project that looks fun to build and go for it! Free plans […]

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How to Make a Concrete Coffee Table

Concrete Coffee Table with LED lights

DIY Concrete Coffee Table for the Patio Hey guys and gals! So I was in need of a coffee table for the patio, and here is what I came up with!  Since I love the look of concrete, I created a simple and sturdy wood base out of cedar wood and then created a concrete […]

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DIY Trellis | How to Make a Trellis

DIY TRELLIS DESIGN

Learn how to build a Trellis with DIY Pete. This is a simple DIY project that will only take a couple hours and won’t break the bank. My mom and I created this project together and had a blast building this wood trellis.  Lumber for DIY Trellis QTY: 8  2x2x8 boards (Actual measurement is 1 1/2 […]

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