Pergola and Outdoor Room Plans and
Do-It-Yourself Building Guides from The Family Handyman Magazine
For more than 50
years, The Family Handyman Magazine has been providing readers
with great home improvement projects with easy to follow
step-by-step instructions, plans and photographs. Now, many of
their best backyard structure building articles are available online,
so you can learn how to build your own pergola, arbor, screen
room or outdoor living space
with these free downloadable plans:
How to Build a Garden Arbor and Swing
You can build this stylish, arched garden arbor with a swing in only
a couple of days
Build a Garden Archway
You can make a garden trellis from just $25 of steel rebar. And you
won’t have to weld a thing.
Screen House Plans
perfect backyard retreat with plans and detailed how-to photos for a
Craftsman-Style outdoor room.
How to Build a Pergola
classic pergola in your backyard to shade your patio or deck using
wood beams and lattice set on precast columns.
How to Build an Outdoor Living Room
Turn your patio or deck into a comfortable, protected outdoor room.
This DIY-friendly design features exposed, natural wood beams and
massive-looking (but easy to build) wooden piers.
How to Build an Arbor with Built-in Benches
simple seating/planter/arbor project to create a quiet, private
space in your yard or on a deck. It provides shade and comfort as
well as a welcome screen from neighbors. You can install it on an
existing patio or build it on your deck.
How to Build a Patio Privacy Screen
This airy screen provides the perfect solution to a
less-than-private patio or deck by screening in your outdoor living
area. The screen offers an attractive look and unique design, which
will enhance your yard, yet it's also DIY friendly to build.
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more backyard project plans.