When is a shed a shed, and not a shop or a barn? Sometimes the answer to that question is a technical one and determines whether or not you need a building permit. Most of the time however, it’s up to you. Location, purpose and size of your outbuilding determine the fit and finish, but one thing I try to […]
Summer Solutions to Shape Up your Outdoor Space
Here’s how to build two types of benches; one “classic” piece of outdoor furniture, as well as a rustic bench made from a log slab.
For people tired of dragging around a lawn sprinkler, we have found a simple solution…
How to build outdoor lawn furniture
Gardening and woodworking have a lot in common. Both are enjoyable, relaxing hobbies that can add value to your home and can also be money savers. Building projects for your gardening hobbies can double your enjoyment and provide gardening tools you can use for years. The five projects shown are all fairly simple to build, and I constructed them […]
Growing Tips for veggies, fruits and flowers
A smartly designed sprinkler system can keep your lush summer lawn strong, green and healthy.
The age-old “shtick” about a rake handle smacking you in the face when you step on the teeth isn’t funny. It’s happened to me more than once. One of the problems is improperly storing rakes, hoes, shovels and other long-handled tools. They can be hung up in a garage or garden shed, but usually end up right at the door, […]
A lush, green lawn is a great way to highlight a handsome home.