Category Archives for "Yard"

Make Four in a Row Game

Four in a row finished

This Four in a Row board is a really fun addition to any back yard.  It’s enjoyable for everyone in the family to play!  The board has a fun look to it when it is out but easily stows against the wall of your house.  This project is lots of fun to make and really […]

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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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How to Build a Doghouse

how to make a doghouse

Everyone in your family, including your pet, deserves to have a safe, warm, and cozy place to sleep at night. Why not build your dog a personal home that both of you will enjoy? Made out of cedar with a sturdy metal roof, this durable project will endure years of muddy paw prints, slobber, and wet fur. […]

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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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DIY Raised Garden Bed

Raised Garden Bed Plans

Making a DIY raised garden bed is a fun and quick project you can easily tackle in a weekend. I built my raised garden bed project out of redwood because it withstands the outdoor elements well. The project cost was approximately $220 including the wood, dirt, screws, and weed barrier. I built this to be […]

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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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DIY Garden Bench

DIY Garden Bench

Looking for a simple wood project you can knock out in an afternoon? If so, here is your project! I built this garden and yard bench for my mother, who will be getting it on Mother’s day which will be here before we know it in early May DIY Garden Bench The DIY garden bench […]

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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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Basic Tips for Installing Sod

I thought I’d document my sod project a bit because it was a very quick and satisfying project. Here are the basics about installing sod. 1. Cost A roll of sod ranges between $3 – $4 in my part of the country (Bozeman, Montana). This is for a 2 ft by 5 ft roll (10 […]

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