Category Archives for "Deck and Patio"

DIY Trellis | How to Make a Trellis


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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How to Acid Stain Concrete

Best Acid Staining Tutorial

Acid staining a patio can turn your boring grey concrete into a beautiful patio your friends and family will love. I did this particular project on my patio and it turned out great. In this post I will walk you through the acid staining process. Acid staining concrete is a simple DIY project that can be […]

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Ryobi Party Station

Patio Station

Summer is upon us and it will soon be time to fire up the grills and enjoy sitting out on the patio. In honor of summer barbecues and enjoying time out in the great outdoors, I’ve built my own customized version of the Ryobi Party Station. Ryobi is challenging DIY’ers to make the standard version of the […]

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Simple Wine Rack

Simple Wine Rack

THE FULL TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE AT MINWAX.COM In this brief overview of the Simple Wine Rack project you will learn the basic steps involved in building a wine rack. For the detailed photos and steps head over to (Coming Soon). The Free Plans can be downloaded by clicking here: FREE WINE RACK PLANS and the […]

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How to Build a Patio Cooler

Cedar Ice Chest Tutorial

Summer is my favorite season of the year and I love projects that spruce up the patio. A fellow DIY’er named Paul Broder from Burleson, Texas sent in a photo of an ice chest and said he’d love to see a tutorial on how to build something similar. So, I got to work and ended […]

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How to Build a Firewood Rack


Over the holidays I wanted to do a project with my Dad so we came up with an idea and got to it. During the winter we burn a lot of wood to keep the fireplace going and wanted a way to help store the wood and dry it out. We drew up a few […]

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How to Make Bar Stools


Hi fellow DIY’ers! A while back I created plans for an outdoor patio bar with a concrete top. I promised a follow up video and tutorial on how to build super simple bar stools. So… here it is! I modified plans from Georgia over at to fit my patio bar. The main modifications I made […]

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Patio Bar Plans

Concrete Patio Bar

Thank you for stopping by to check out the FREE Patio bar plans! I created the plans because I was having a hard time finding ideas and plans to make a unique bar to put out on my deck. So, I did something about it and created the most in-depth video and tutorial online about […]

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How to Build a Double Chair Bench with Table – Free Plans

If you are wanting to build great looking double chair bench with table for your patio you’ve come to the right place. I bought a home late last year and didn’t have any patio furniture whatsoever. My dad had built a beautiful double chair bench with table for their home and so I credit him […]

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How to Acid Stain a Concrete Patio

How to Acid Stain a Patio

For an updated and more detailed tutorial please check out my in depth Acid Staining tutorial by clicking here: How to Acid Stain Concrete. You will find all sorts of updated information along with the video seen below. Acid staining a patio can turn your boring grey concrete patio into a masterpiece. I did this particular […]

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