Projects by DIYers Like You

Projects by DIYers Like You

Fellow hands-on homeowners are building some really cool projects; here are four highlights. What do you think?

Cookin' like Cowboys

Cookin' like Cowboys

When you think about the iconic cowboys of the open range, it's easy to get lost in Hollywood images of saloon fights, gun slingers and ten-gallon hats. In reality, the cowboys were a hard-working, hard-living, individualistic group of men who appreciated a good day in the saddle and a good meal cooked over an open fire at the sun's setting.

Give Your Yard an Edge

Give Your Yard an Edge

Whether you want to add visual interest to a boring lawn or you simply long for less to mow, you’ll get your wish by incorporating a planting bed into your outdoor space. This project requires a few tools and a little elbow grease. Before you start pulling up sod, you need to consider the size and shape of the bed; the plants you want to include; and one overlooked but important element: edging.

Build a Beautiful Paver Patio

Build a Beautiful Paver Patio

One couple collaborates to build a patio...and a foundation for the future.

Tips for Sharpening Yard Tools

Tips for Sharpening Yard Tools

Still can't part with that rusty old shovel you've had since 1970? Or how about that hand-me-down garden trowel that's more like a workout aid than a planting tool? And let's not forget those squeaky shears that give you blisters.