Build a potting bench out of an old wood door

Old Wood Door Potting Bench

Is your garden lacking a potting bench? Well, you don’t have to think about spending a hundred dollars to get one… You can have a potting bench for just a tiny fraction of the cost by building it yourself using an old wood door! Repurposing an old wood door is definitely a clever idea if you need a potting bench in your garden. […]

Build your own unique outdoor sink with an old wooden cable spool!

Cable Spool Sink

Now here’s a great idea for an outdoor kitchen or garden! Turn a wooden cable spool into a kitchen sink to make your outdoor dinners and gardening activities more convenient! This DIY wooden cable spool turned sink is not just a unique item for your backyard, it also serves its purpose really well! It works via a foot-pump, which […]

Old Entertainment Center Turned Kids Armoire

Entertainment Center Kids Armoire

Here’s a nice idea for the kids – an old entertainment center turned into a dress up closet! We’ve already featured a DIY play kitchen out of an old entertainment center, but this is a repurposing project you can do if your youngsters enjoy dressing up more than cooking! All you have to do with your old entertainment center […]

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 […]

Pallets – where do you get them?

Where to Get Free Pallets

Pallets are everywhere. Millions are made every year. They come in all shapes and sizes but there are standard sizes. Some are made to be used many times but most are single use and end up being burned or in landfill. Before getting into the where and why, let’s just get some facts sorted out: […]

Upcycled Backyard Kitchen

Dining al fresco is only half the fun when it comes to entertaining in the summer. Outdoor kitchens also make all the preparation easier and more pleasant. Convenience aside, an outdoor cooking area can also dramatically improve the look of your backyard or patio space. Whether you’re designing your own outdoor kitchen or simply want […]

From a Brass Sink to a Japanese Forest House

A couple years ago I found a neat little brass sink at the local recycle center.   Enamored of shiny objects,  I coveted it’s golden glow,  entirely aware of the fact that I had no use for such a thing.   I wandered around for an hour or so with it in my hand,  looking at other […]

DIY Reclaimed Wood Picnic Table with Planter

Regardless of the size of your garden, patio, or backyard, it’s difficult to decide what furniture you might need outdoors. There’s always something you’re bound to overlook. That’s why versatility is one of the prerequisites of excellent design in outdoor furniture these days That sounds like a real challenge, true. But you’d be surprised by […]