How to Build a Circular Deck

Building a deck can be a beautiful addition to the home. It will increase the value of your home and give you a nice place to hold parties and events. Decks come in many shapes and sizes. A circular deck is one of the most difficult ones to make, but with some extra time and planning, you can build a circular deck that will accent your home beautify. Required Materials/Tools Wood stock (for the beams of the deck) Wood screws Some cements 1×8″ boards (used for the stairs of the deck) Rebar Fastening plates (we need Flat, Angle and T plates) String Stakes Pencil Measuring tape Shovel Hammer Wheelbarrow Table saw Drill (various drill bits and a Phillips head bit for screws) Dado blade Instructions We need to plan the deck. Measure the area you wish to build, and draw the deck out....

How to Build a Brick Fire Pit

We all love to roast marshmallows and hot dogs, but why should you subject yourself to a 15 mile trek in the wilderness to some remote camp site? I can show you how to make a great brick fire pit that will be functional for cooking, as well as aesthetically pleasing to your home! This project should be done when it’s sunny outside. Before starting this project, consult the weather stations and see if it is going to rain. We will need a few days of good weather. Required Materials Bricks 2×4″ pieces Nails Water Sand Cement (quick dry) Mortar Rebar Grill bits Required Tools Trowel Hammer Shovel Wheel barrow Level String Instructions Look for where you want to put the fire pit. I would suggest away from trees or flammable brush. We want a nice fire, not a big fire. Nothing...

How to Build a Fountain

A fountain can turn a beautiful garden into a soft quiet retreat. The sound of lapping water that draws birds to drink can bring one’s soul at ease. Fountains are a great addition to any home and garden. They can be found outdoors, in the front lawn or in the backyard. Installing one can be tricky, but with a little ingenuity and some patience, you will have a beautiful work of art that will increase the value of your home, and bring a calm serenity to your yard. Required Materials 3 pottery jugs Water pump Sand Mortar Bricks Rubber lining (this needs to be specific for “ponds”) A copper support pipe Required Tools Shovel Electric drill Instructions We need to first dig a basin in the ground about 4x6ft. After the basin is dug, dig a round hole about 1ft deep and the...