Lounge away in a covered daybed swing built with our Outdoor Accents® decorative hardware. This project was carried out in partnership with DIYer Dena of Fletcher Creek Cottage. Her new daybed is an ideal spot for reading, napping or simply savoring the pleasant weather. This outdoor structure offers year-round enjoyment and is the perfect addition to her homestead. Learn more about the details behind Dena’s build and the elements that went into bringing it to life, from the lumber and hardware choices to the step-by-step process.
Furnishing a new place can get expensive. Whether it’s your first year in college or you just moved into an empty apartment, we have a variety of DIY plans that can help you furnish your place on a budget.
This free project plan offers easy, step-by-step instructions for building your very own mini whiteboard. It’s a great project to do along with your students for the back-to-school season.
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.
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”
It’s time to get organized. It may seem like a daunting task trying to declutter your entire house, but we have a way to make decluttering a little easier and customizable to your needs.
Your pet deserves the best! This project is the perfect blueprint for designing a home that will enhance your pet’s comfort and safety. Whether they have fur, feathers or scales, the smallest members of your family can rest comfortably in this rock-solid pet enclosure. Continue reading “DIY: How to Build a Home for Your Pet”
In 2016 we teamed up with Jaime Costiglio from That’s My Letter on this easy to build DIY sofa and ottoman.
Most people have a family room or another designated space where they watch TV or play games. In my home, we have an open first floor with a section for more formal gatherings and a separate space for family time. In the formal space, we have a seating arrangement with lots of decorative pillows (because more pillows equals fancy, right?). The kids are not allowed to sit in this area. Conversely, in our casual family area, we have a battle-worn microfiber sectional that the kids are allowed to lounge and relax on. Let’s just say that the sectional has seen better days.
If you’re looking for a showstopping wood creation that you can also use for serving guests, look no further. This rustic bar is a fantastic entertainment hub for any backyard . With its wide counters and built-in shelves, you can stay fully stocked for any occasion. Continue reading “DIY: How to Build a Rustic Bar”
Looking for a way to keep all your sports gear and athletic equipment in one location? This sports equipment organizer gives your sports gear a home all its own. With its many compartments and large shelves, this sports organizer is a space saving solution that provides easy access to all your sporting equipment. Continue reading “DIY: How to Build a Sports Equipment Organizer”