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16 DIY solar panel plan blueprints

16 Clever DIY Solar Panel Plans [Free Blueprints]

If you’ve ever wanted to create your own solar panel, you’re in a small but sizable minority.  Below, we collected a hodge podge of DIY solar panel plans.  Some of them hack together solar cells into innovative designs, while several (#9 and #13, for example) show you how to actually build your own solar panel. Whatever the […]

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9 DIY Carpenter Bee Trap Plans [Free List]

9 DIY Carpenter Bee Trap Plans [Free List]

If you’re noticing carpenter bees nearby your garage or deck rails, a DIY carpenter bee trap can be an effective deterrent. We assembled a list of 9 DIY carpenter bee traps below. Scroll through the plans and choose a build that will help safeguard your home- and be a fun weekend wood project. If you have trouble […]

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diy outhouse plans

9 Super-Chic DIY Outhouse Plans [Free List]

If your outdoor space could stand some waste disposal- we’ve got you covered.  We’ve assembled a list of the internet’s 9 best DIY outhouse plans. From the rustic to the visionary, there are a variety of blueprints to fit your particular need.  Some of our favorites include #3, a gorgeous Texan outhouse featuring stained glass and […]

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diy firewood rack plans

15 Dumb-Simple DIY Firewood Rack Plans [2018 List]

If you’ve got firewood lying around in a moldy heap somewhere- it’s time to chalk off a weekend and build yourself a DIY solution.  Below, we assembled 15 free DIY firewood rack plans.  There are some interesting styles on this list- #2 is a handsome, indoor vertical rack; #12 is an outdoor shanty for solid […]

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The Redwood Big Treehouse Blueprint

38 Brilliant Tree House Plans

If you’re looking to build a treehouse, we’ve got you covered. We’ve assembled a mega-list of 38 different DIY tree house plans from around the internet. There are a variety of different styles to choose from: tree forts with rock climbing walls, hanging tree bars, futuristic builds with spiral staircases, hanging cocoons, and minimalist hideaways.  Scroll through […]

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The Backyard Chicken Run Coop Idea

82 [Sensational] Chicken Coop Plans

We’ve compiled a list of the best free chicken coop plans from across the internet. Scroll through below and pick out a design that’s best for your backyard or urban poultry needs. There a variety of different coops style to choose from. There are triangular, A-frame coops that are easily portable. There are colorful, shed hen houses, a […]

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The Octagonal Homemade Greenhouse Design

118 DIY Greenhouse Plans

Greenhouses, also known as hothouses or glasshouses, are generally transparent structures designed to cultivate plants that require regulated climactic conditions to grow.  They range in style from massive, industrial buildings, to upcycled plastic bottles housing a couple green sprigs. The primary purpose of a greenhouse is to absorb sunlight and create a warmer, interior environment […]

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The Heavy Duty Porch Swing Idea

56 DIY Porch Swing Plans [Free Blueprints]

Porch swings provide a relaxing space to enjoy an outdoor view of your lawn and garden. There’s nothing quite as picturesque as a married couple engaged in quiet conversation on their porch balcony, lazily swinging as they casually greet ambling passersby.  We’ve collected a list of some of the best porch swing plans that you […]

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The String Light Cedar Pergola Build

61 Pergola Plan Designs & Ideas [Free]

A pergola is a garden structure with a trelliswork roof that creates a shaded passageway, outdoor sitting space, or walkway. They are built from vertical posts and frequently includes an open lattice for trained vine plants. The word pergola originates from the Latin “pergula” which loosely refers to a “projecting eave” (Source).  These decorative yard designs […]

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JackmanWorks Adirondack Chair

38 Stunning DIY Adirondack Chair Plans [Free]

Adirondack chairs (also known as Muskoka chairs) are elegantly simple, outdoor garden furniture. They were invented in Westport, New York by Thomas Lee in the Adirondack Mountains in 1903 (Source). Lee was looking for comfortable outdoor furniture for his country cottage and hit upon this simple design. The chairs are typified by flat, gently slanted backs and […]

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