Patios

DIY concrete slab

Build a Concrete Slab

By Matt Weber A concrete slab is one of the basic components of modern construction throughout the world. Whether used as a building foundation, sidewalk,

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Cedar Patio Benches

This easy-to-build bench can be used on your patio or deck—or anywhere. By Matt Weber When I build outdoor furniture I want it to last.

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Designing your Patio

Enhance your outdoor living space with a durable hardscape. By Tom Matthews   A hot trend among homeowners is to design an area of the

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Build a Stone Firepit

  Build a simple firepit in a weekend and add ambience to your backyard. Find inspiration here, and then follow our step-by-step guidelines to create

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Build Your Own Patio

A step-by-step look at building a brick paver patio. Winner of the 2007 Golden Hammer Award in the Internet category from the National Association of Home & Workshop Writers.

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concrete patio

Working with Concrete

Concrete is one of the most versatile building materials. It can be used for anything from entire buildings to portions of buildings, sidewalks, patios, post

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Armstrong Clark wood stain
Armstrong-Clark Wood Stains

Armstrong-Clark’s deck and siding wood stain has nondrying conditioning oils that separate from the drying side of the formula. These oils penetrate deep into the deck or siding wood fiber where the wood’s natural oils used to be. This process rejuvenates the wood. The drying oils stay at the surface, lock in the conditioning oils […]

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