DIY A Modern Privacy Fence with The Awesome Orange

We are excited to share this DIY project with Sadie Mae John aka The Awesome Orange. Her latest project is a great solution for concealing unsightly pool equipment. Get inspiration from Sadie Mae and learn how to build your very own privacy fence today! 

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Get the All-Stars on Your Side: Join the Makers All-Star Challenge Team for a Tampa Pool Deck Renovation

Are you looking to take your backyard pool deck to the next level? Look no further than the Makers All-Star Challenge team! This talented group of DIYers, contractors, and content creators have taken on the challenge of renovating and revitalizing a backyard pool deck in Tampa, Florida. And we are thrilled to have partnered with them to bring this amazing project to life! 

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A Deck-Building Odyssey from Australia

Fellow Aussie Nathan, a Trade Sales Specialist hailing from Simpson Strong-Tie Australia, DIYed a deck for his home this past year. He discusses the logistics of building a deck from the cut list to materials and shares his extensive career journey with Simpson Strong-Tie.  Continue reading “A Deck-Building Odyssey from Australia”

Stack Outdoor Style with The Awesome Orange’s Low-Profile DIY Firewood Rack

Sadie Mae John, aka The Awesome Orange, put together a DIY firewood rack built with Simpson Strong-Tie APRT connectors. Add basic tools and materials, and you can make a sturdy rack to keep your firewood organized and easily accessible. 

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Contributing to a New Youth Scout Den in New Zealand

Our Simpson Strong-Tie New Zealand branch was established in 2010 and helps provide Simpson Strong-Tie products to our friends in New Zealand. Recently, the branch had the opportunity to help a local scouts club build a new den to accommodate their growing club. Learn more about how our product was essential in their rebuild project. 

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How to Build an Easy Fence Trellis

With the launch of our new Outdoor Accents® APRTR rail connectors, we set out to create a DIY project that would be fun and easy to do. A simple fence trellis for climbing plants was a perfect choice and was easily completed in a couple of hours. 

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Making a DIY Covered Firewood Rack Holder

Need a place to put your firewood? Simpson Strong-Tie software engineer Owen Shelton decided to build his own covered firewood rack holder with the help of our Strong-Drive® SDWS fasteners. This new shelter keeps his logs safe from the elements and was easy to make.  Continue reading “Making a DIY Covered Firewood Rack Holder”

Meet Brutus, the Columbus, Ohio Branch’s Mascot

At our Columbus, Ohio branch, Simpson Strong-Tie Lean Innovation Technician Dan Dee also referred to as our resident Mr. Wizard created an Ohio State University Brutus Buckeye mascot statue using our Simpson Strong-Tie hardware. Learn more below about Dan’s career at Simpson Strong-Tie and the many creations he has helped build over the years at our Columbus branch. 

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New Year, New You: How to DIY a Treadmill Desk

Looking for a way to fulfill your New Year’s resolution to be more active? Take inspiration from this DIY project that allows you to integrate exercise with workday functionality. Simpson Strong-Tie Multi-Family Business Manager Jackie Flemming DIYed a clever solution to staying active while working from home. Her DIY Treadmill desk allows her to be productive and allows her to exercise and add movement throughout her day.  Continue reading “New Year, New You: How to DIY a Treadmill Desk”

DIY Counter Bar Stools with Joana Bianchi

DIYer Joana Bianchi created these stylish barstools with the help of our Simpson Strong-Tie hardware. Not only do they look cool, but they add a bit of extra seating at her kitchen counter. This project is a great way to furnish out your kitchen without breaking the bank. 

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