This step by step diy article is about free backyard plans. If you want to change the look of your garden, you should consider taking a look on this project collection. If you haven’t found something that fits your needs or tastes in this article, we strongly encourage you to browse through the rest of the projects shown on the website. The planning is the most important stage of any project, so take your time when selecting the plans and gathering the tools.
Before starting the construction of any project described in this article, we recommend you to study the local codes, as in some cases a building permit is required. Moreover, plan every aspect of the woodworking project from the very beginning, otherwise you might make mistakes or not fit in the budget. Invest in weather resistant lumber if you will place the constructions in your garden (cedar, pine, redwood).
If you are new to woodworking but you still want to get the job done by yourself, we recommend you to consider building a storage bench. A wooden bench is easy to build and its design can be adjusted as to fit your needs and budget.
Check out the step by step instructions about storage bench plans, if you want to see a detailed project. Don’t forget to take a look over the furniture plans, if you need more ideas.
An attached deck is a wonderful way to enlarge the living space, while keeping the costs under control and adding value to your property. As you can see in the image, you need to align the posts and the frame with attention and adjust its size to fit your needs.
Always choose the railing design that matches the design of the rest of your house. More information and diagrams for a backyard deck HERE.
On the other hand, a patio pergola is a basic construction that will create an exquisite shaded corner in your yard, ideal for reading a book or for taking dinner with the loved ones.
You should select free pergola plans before starting the construction, as there are lots of alternatives to choose from. Invest in the best quality materials you afford, as you will notice the difference on the long run.
A variation of the previous backyard plans can be seen in the image. A wooden gazebo is a complex structure that requires more carpentry skills, bu the end result will be breathtaking. You can choose from several sizes and shapes when building the gazebo, so pay attention to the due diligence.
Click here for step by step instructions about gazebo plans from MyOutdoorPlans.com Take a look on the pergola projects if you need more ideas for your backyard.
On the other hand, if you already have an outdoor kitchen or a large pergola, you should take into account building an outdoor bbq. Exposing the bricks is a great idea, as it will create a strong impression on your guests.
Study the local building codes, as there are many things that you should comply with, such as its location, the distance from the property line or the materials you are allowed to use.
One of the last projects we are going to show you is about a beautiful garden work bench. If you like plans and vegetables, a work bench will easy your work and liven up the look of your backyard.
As you can see in the image, building a garden work bench is a quick project and the best part is that you can use even scrap lumber from other projects. Reinforce the structure with braces if you plan to deposit heavy soil bags.
Last but not least, you should also take care of your cars. Therefore, if you need a cheap and straight-forward project, we strongly recommend you to consider building a wooden carport.
There are many carport plans that you could choose from, starting with attached carports, up to double free-standing constructions. Study the alternatives and select the one that fits your budget and the configuration of your yard.
This woodworking project was about backyard plans free. If you want to see more outdoor plans, we recommend you to check out the rest of our step by step projects.