Projects Plans Tagged "outside"

Garden Bench
Garden Bench...
Traditionally the wood of choice would be teak; these benches have long graced English parks and gardens, aging gracefully through years of use and weather. This version is made of cedar, but you could also use white oak, redwood or cypress. Whatever wood you use, it’s a good idea... 
Window Boxes
Window Boxes...
Spring is in the air, and what personifies Spring more than colorful flowers in window boxes. These boxes are simple to build and can dress up your home and add the color and beauty the flowers can bring. This free wood plan article is more like a friend giving you tips over a beer... 
Garden Wishing Well
Garden Wishing Well...
This week”s project is one I have been dieing to try – a full grown wishing well.  This wooden wishing well is relatively easy – not just their words – I watched the video and got a nice little confidence boost. This wishing well can be constructed using common size lumber... 
Bluebird Bird House
Bluebird Bird House...
This bird house plan is aimed at creating a project for kids, and so fits nicely into the beginner category. This article describes how to create a bluebird house kit that is easy to produce and costs very little. The article suggests either distributing the bird house kit as a youth... 
Arched Garden Bridge
Arched Garden Bridge...
This arched bridge was constructed entirely on their back lawn, showing that you do not always need an elaborate workshop or shed to undertake such a project. A lovely ornament for your garden, perfectly accenting that pond you have been meaning to dig, this multi page (eight in all)... 
Teapot Bird House
Teapot Bird House...
After the overload of all those aircraft plans, this week’s diversion is to the whimsical and quaint – a teapot shaped birdhouse. OK, so it”s not fully teapot shaped, more of a teapot cut-out on a more ”standard” shaped birdhouse.  But nicely painted and decorated it will... 
Chicken Coop
Chicken Coop...
A chicken coop is a place of shelter, a safe retreat for chickens and a place where the hens can lay their eggs. A chicken coop is accompanied by a run, which is the chickens’ outside area. The scope of the run can vary greatly depending on local conditions, the type of predator... 
Planter Bench
Planter Bench...
This Planter Bench is designed for an intermediate woodworker, the project takes about two days to build. You may not be able to see this immediately from the picture, but the bench has a good wide seat. Alternating thicknesses of lumber give this planter-bench its distinctive...