As Part of the YellaWood® Brand’s Commitment to Supporting its Dealer Network, Company Launches New Campaign YellaWood® builds upon its 2018 initiative “For five-star backyards.™ ABBEVILLE, Ala. – What do you get when you combine YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine with a mischievous band of beavers driven to create their own oasis at the lodge? The Woodland’s Most Wanted. This new campaign from Great Southern Wood, and the YellaWood® brand, follows the […]
By Larry Walton Photos by Mark Walton
Above Ground or Ground Contact? That is the Big Question Chances are, if you step into just about any backyard in any part of the country, you will find something made with preserved wood. You are likely to see a deck, a raised bed garden, a picnic table, or a children’s playset – all probably built with preserved wood. These […]
Staining and sealing outdoor wood is among the best ways to protect it from the elements. By Matt Weber Whether it’s pressure-treated, cedar, cypress, redwood or even a high-end exotic hardwood, the right care and maintenance will protect exterior wood and keep it in good shape for years. Staining and sealing outdoor wood is among the best ways to protect […]
Metal brackets make everything square again.
By Larry Walton Careful planning pays off in a fence that looks good for years to come.
Fences are game-changers—for both homeowners and their neighbors. Here’s an alternative to the traditional wooden fence.
I love fences—good ones, anyway.
I’m building a double-door fence gate. How do I construct it so it doesn’t sag? First, use the biggest, beefiest hinge hardware you can find. Second, build the gate doors with ample bracing. For large doors, skip the “Z” shaped bracing in favor of a “double Z” for each door. In other words, each door should utilize three 2-by-4 cross […]
A Guide to Building Your Own Wood Fence. This fence features PT lumber framing with fence boards made from Cypress.