Free Backyard Building Project Plans and Guides from Sunset Magazine

Build your own pergola, arbor, garden paths, patio, recycling center, outdoor storage locker, deck, dog house, birdhouse and more.

Free Backyard Building Project Plans and Guides from Sunset Magazine - Build your own pergola, recycling center, outdoor storage locker, deck, patio, dog house, birdhouse or flagstone path.



The design guides, inspirations and how-to articles shown here are just a few of the great resources youíll find on

How to Build a Basic Square Pergola

Build A Garden Arbor Bench

Make Your Own Shady Arbor Bench

Arbors and Trellises

41 Gorgeous Garden Paths

Step-by-Step Flagstone Path Building Guide 

An Easy Brick Patio

A Budget Patchwork Patio

How to Build a Transitional Deck

26 Great Ideas for Decks

Build a Mini Ranch House for Your Pooch

A Creative Garden Tool Hideaway 

Build a Better Birdhouse

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