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How To : Building a patio enclosure with seating walls

In this how to video, you will learn how to build a patio enclosure with seating walls. You will need measuring tape, a level, a dead blow hammer, a square, masking tape, safety glasses, and work gloves. You will need the courtyard collection as well. First, draw out a plan fo ...more

How To : Build a patio seating wall or wall panel

This video illustrate us how to build a patio seating wall or wall panel. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take all the requirements that is cap stone of the preferred shape, mortar, sand, stones, water, sponge. Step 2: Now go the location on which the wall ...more

How To : Build a patio from concrete pavers

Learn how to make a patio using concrete pavers; includes details on site preparation as well as cutting pavers and installing edging. Build a patio from concrete pavers. Click through to watch this video on ronhazelton.com

How To : Build patio walls with posts

Instructions for building wall panels and posts using Alan Block materials. This is How-to Sheet #190, for the Courtyard Collection. Combine walls and posts in a three step process: build a post, build one wall off the post, then build a second wall off the first. Corner block ...more

How To : Build a flagstone patio and walkway

Many people tend to focus on decorating and tidying up their house, often forgetting to care for their patio. This makes little sense to us because the doorway and patio is the first thing all your guests will see as they enter your house. So spruce your patio up by building a ...more

How To : Build your own backyard patio

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a backyard patio. First, determine the location keeping in mind other buildings and landscape features. There should be a retaining wall around the patio so measure out all the different dimensions. Position a cap block at the highest ce ...more

How To : Build a stone patio

Stone patios offer you that perfect balance of beauty and function. They're super sturdy, strong, and can take quite the beating from rain, snow, and everyday wear and tear without getting marred. So if you're considering installing a stone patio in your front yard, save some ...more

How To : Build a southern pine plant box

If you feel tht your porch or patio is a bit too bland for your taste, putting a planter box outside is a smart idea. But if you don't like anything that you see at the store or don't want to pay an arm and a leg to buy one, then make it yourself. In this next video tutorial, ...more

How To : Properly build a firepit

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly build a firepit. First, prep your base by filling it with dirt and small rocks. After this, set your ring down onto the dirt and make sure it's level. You can also raise it up if you want a foot rest or beverage holder. Next, apply yo ...more

News : It's Tiki Time

Tuesday update June 8th. Upon logging in you see this: Scroll down to see the New Tiki items, the Groovy cow, and new collection set under the crafting cottage screen shots. Crafting Cottages coming soon! With only this much info, I suggest you Choose one now based on whic ...more

How To : Choose the correct back patio size

Planning on building a back patio? Numbers can be deceiving especially when you don't lay them out. This how to video explains how to best plan out a patio for your back yard this summer.

How To : Create a custom table and attach legs with Lowe's

Need an outdoor patio table or perhaps a decorative indoor table for a child's room? Thanks to this video from Lowe's, learn how to build a custom table and attach legs that would be perfect for a child's or toddler's room. Give your home décor a little boost with this creativ ...more

How To : Build a deck sunroof

Decks and patios are a major source of America's entertainment and relaxing enjoyment, but they can be hot in the summer sun. They can actually be dangerous if they reflect the sun's ultraviolet rays. And running your grill during a rainstorm that arrives the same time as your ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall for your home

To create a retaining wall all you need to do is follow these simple steps. To begin you will need to get many interlocking wall blocks and either sand or concrete. The first step is to plot and measure the retaining wall's size and shape. Use your measurements to figure out t ...more

How To : Build Your Own BBQ Chimney

When I was in college, I invited a girl over for a date. It was a glorious spring day, and I thought it would be the perfect time to fire up the unused barbecue that had been sitting on my patio all school year. I prepped all the food, chilled all the beer, and then I realized ...more

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