A diary detailing the various stages of construction of my new garden shed over a two-year period from 2015 to 2017. Covering construction of the frame, sheeting the walls and roof, making the door and adding facias.
A common outdoor shed can be turned into your very own sanctuary for gardening, relaxing, crafting, and entertaining.
I built my own solar-battery-charged shed to hold my fishing gear so I don't have to carry it all down to the pond with me. Here's what I did (with photos and instructions).
How to paint your garden shed into a piece of art and enhance your garden. I show you what is the best type of paint to use for a wooden garden shed and for painting a concrete garden wall.
I accidentally locked my poultry in their house with a hawk for a night, yet my chickens survived. Here's how they all survived.
Make a charming, rustic, forever bench of stone pavers and wood. It can be a DIY project you can complete in one afternoon (alone if need be). Give your yard an area where you can "just breathe."
In this article, I share how my sons and I converted a small outbuilding into a sauna with a woodburning stove. I cover topics such as vapor barrier, insulation, interior wall boards, ventilation, and the wood stove. Also, I have included a BTU calculator to help with choosing the appropriate stove.
The worn wooden porch and deck on my 100-year-old house were in need of refinishing and repainting. Here's how I accomplished this "do it yourself" project.
This tutorial will provide you with all the information you need to know in order to design, plan, and build your own DIY wood shed, including how to ensure you acquire all the necessary permits and how to choose the best design style and location for your particular needs.
What decisions and steps are involved in designing and building a steel building? This article reviews plans for a 40x60 shop, a very common building on ranches and dairies. Robert A. Avila, PE has designed hundreds of steel buildings in the U.S. and abroad.
Building your own shed is a great DIY project, and you can make the plans as simple or as creative as you wish. This page offers photos and examples of the best shed designs to give you inspiration.
Learn how and where to locate used grain bins for grain storage, cottages, or grainzebos. I'll let you know how to tell a good quality bin from one of poor quality.
The chronicles of our Shed-Raising adventure. Fun, humor, danger, and storage room all combine in the up and down tale. Building a 2-floor shed was a major undertaking, but with a plan in hand and family to help, we got it done.
When it comes to greenhouse construction, regardless of whether you are purchasing a kit are building your own, there are several things you need to consider first.