How to build a peaked arbor

A Peaked Arbor by Les Kenny This peaked arbor is a solid construction with 100×100 (4×4) posts, 100×50 (2×4) rafters, 50×50 (2×2) roof frame members and 50×50 (2×2) laths. The overall height is approximately 2600mm (104″) although that can be changed to suit, and the footprint is 1100mm (44″) x 700mm (28″). The pitch (angle, … Read more

Pergola arbor free plans

how to build a Pergola Arbor This pergola arbor is very sturdy, as in a lot of cases an arbor can be a rather flimsy garden structure. It consists of 100×100 (4″x 4″) posts concreted into the ground, 200×100 (4″x 8″) beams checked and bolted to the posts and 100×50 (2″x 4″) rafters fixed to … Read more

Garden Arbor free plans

how to build a Garden Arbor This arbor is a solid construction consisting of 100×100 (4×4) posts concreted into the ground, 100×50 (2×4) rafters and 50×50 (2×2) laths. The overall height is 2200mm (88″) although that can be changed to suit, and the footprint (overall area on the ground) is 1100mm (44″) x 700mm (28″). … Read more

Narrow shed plans and instructions

How to build a Narrow Shed Introduction Similar articles: Tudor style shed | Board & batten shed This narrow shed is suitable for the smaller backyard or garden or for those that do not want to use more area than necessary. With a footprint (ground area) of 2100mm (7ft) wide by only 1200mm (4ft) deep … Read more

Kid’s Castle Playhouse

How to make a Kid’s castle playhouse Introduction This Kid’s castle playhouse is designed to be easily assembled and disassembled, allowing it to be put up at will then taken down and stored in a narrow space when the kids have finished playing in it at the day’s end. This Kid’s castle playhouse is securely … Read more

User’s Handiwork – Car bed project

Racing car bed made by Roger This racing car bed was made by Roger from a buildeazy plan. The plans can be seen here www.buildeazy.com/carbed-1.php Roger says Hi Attached photo of my bed to your design. Made slightly wider so I could use Ikea slats for base. Many thanks – great fun. Hope Grandson likes … Read more

Build a board-and-batten shed

Board-and-batten shed plans, drawings, instructions Similar articles: Narrow shed | Tudor style shed This article contains plans, drawings and step-by-step instructions for a 2100mm x 2400mm (7ft x 8 ft) Board-and-batten Shed. Contents at bottom of page. NOTE: As well as this free version, this article can also be purchased in downloadable PDF format free … Read more

How to build a Chicken Coop

The Ultimate Chicken Coop by Les Kenny Preface I originally designed ‘The Ultimate Chicken Coop’ for a monthly magazine called the ‘Lifestyle Block’ – a practical small farm guide.. The plans and step-by-step instructions were first published in the magazine – issue 13, on June 2005 (subject to me retaining all rights). Subsequently I published … Read more

How to build a shed – 10 x 10 Tudor style

Build a shed Introduction: How to build a shed – 10 x 10 Tudor style. Similar articles: Narrow shed | Board & batten shed This shed is constructed mainly from 1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 45mm) wood for the framing, 3/4″ (19mm) thick plywood for the floor and wall cladding, and 3/4″ x … Read more

How to build a carport

Introduction Build a carport. This single carport is free standing, I.e., it is not attached to any other structure. It is 6000mm (20ft) long by 3000mm (10ft) wide. It is the most basic of carports. Because each site is different, and individual preferences vary, we have given options for post installation and options for bracing. … Read more