Backyard Physiotherapy Project

Guest post by OBN Member, DIY-er, Con Trelos If any of you remember, I built a bridge and water feature in my front garden which was featured on the Owner Builder Network about 5 years ago.  Well, this time it’s the backyard’s turn. Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key […]

10 Great Gift Ideas The Handyman in Your Life Will Love!

Christmas gift ideas for the handymen in your life

Christmas is just two weeks away! And we’re guessing that some of you – like us – are still not done with your Christmas shopping for everyone in your list 😉 It’s definitely a challenge to find that perfect gift for every family member and friend. Of course, we want to make sure that they’ll […]

Vertical Aquaponic Garden

Now here’s an aquaponic system that pays attention to aesthetics! If you’re interested in aquaponic gardening or you simply want to have a gorgeous green decor in your home, then this project just might be the right fit for you! It’s not space-consuming hence it’s a perfect little garden for those with small backyards. But what’s even better is that […]

Build your own gaming table with plenty of storage!

DIY Gaming Table

Do you love bonding with friends and family over board games? Then here’s a furniture project for you! This custom furniture item is a dedicated gaming table that measures 4’x6′. It offers a spacious surface that’s enough for up to six people to comfortably layout the board game, their cards, and chips without worrying about anything falling off the edge of […]

Easy Stand Alone Rain Barrel from a Garbage Can

Garbage Can Rain Barrel

If you do not plan on building an irrigation system for your garden, you will need to water your plants manually, using an old-fashioned watering can or a long hose. Many still choose to water their gardens this way as it is both cheap and effective. Be that as it may, hauling water can be […]

Turn an oil drum barrel into a pizza oven!

Here’s another great idea for all you pizza lovers out there! If you find building a cob oven or cement outdoor pizza oven too laborious, perhaps you’d like this DIY pizza oven made from an empty oil drum. 🙂 It involves a little bit of the usual steel works, but this project is way simpler […]