Build a Playground at Home

Learn how to plan and build your own playground at home using these simple, free, DIY instructions. Includes blueprints for monkey bars, sand pit, and swing set. Home Made Playground Rules Any structures, no matter how simple, must obey property setback standards and stay the proper distance away from overhead power lines (often 20′). Check with […]
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Cheapest Way to Heat a Room

Cheapest Way to Heat a Room Wood is a cheap and renewable resource. Under most conditions and circumstances in North America it is far and away the cheapest way to heat a room. Or for that matter, it is the cheapest way to heat just about anything. In Tennessee the winters can have some surprisingly wicked cold […]
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Build a Simple Foot Bridge with Wooden Beams

Wooden Foot Bridge Plans Learn how to build a simple beam bridge from wood for pedestrian traffic. These free DIY plans include a framing detail and step by step instructions. Wooden Bridge Construction This bridge spans 16′. It uses treated lumber available at most lumber stores. This simple design is easily adapted for a wide range […]
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Skylights | DIY Repair – Removal

Learn how to quickly fix or completely remove a leaking skylight. These easy to follow DIY instructions include a quick patching technique to stop leaks. Quick Repair for a Leaking Skylight A leaking roof is a serious condition. Even small leaks may lead to the rapid development of dangerous molds. Skylights rely on flashing to […]
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