Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Adirondack chair on sandy beach next to a river

Building an Adirondack Chair for Your Yard

An Adirondack chair is a great addition to any outdoor area. We built our Adirondack chair from cedar following a set of plans that featured how-to photos, full size patterns, and step-by-step instructions.
Brown synthetic wicker outdoor furniture with green cushions

Outdoor Furniture from Martha Stewart Living

The Martha Stewart Living line of outdoor patio furniture is available in a range of durable materials – including cast aluminum and synthetic wicker – that won’t rust and will hold up to the elements. Watch this video to find out more.
Painting Wood

How to Finish Wood Furniture for Use Outdoors

Read this article to find out how to finish outdoor furniture so it will hold up against sun and rain for years to come.

How to Build an Outdoor Bench

This easy to build wooden outdoor bench is made from pressure treated wood and assembled using corrosion resistant screws to stand up to the elements. Here’s how to go about making one for your home.
Using polyurethane construction adhesive to secure dry stacked stones in place.

Dry-Stacking Tips for Creating Beautiful Paver Landscapes

Dry stone stacking is a great way to build everything from outdoor fireplaces and fire pits to planters and benches. Watch this video for some tips on how to go about it.