Building Projects

Here is where stuff gets done. Where we build what needs to be built and discuss and show how and why. It’s also the construction, ongoing maintenance, or repairs of the physical structures on the property.

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Build Heavy-Duty Sawhorses

This is the plan download page for the Heavy-Duty Sawhorse Truck Camper Support shown in my YouTube video. Download the plan I used: Heavy-Duty Sawhorse Plan Heavy-Duty Sawhorse Design In this episode I’m going to build two new sawhorses. I already have a collection of them in various sizes. Some are simple and lightweight like …

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Pergola Design with Curved Cedar Rafters

For this blog post I’d like to go back and revisit a pergola I built a few years ago. This build was prior to the launch of this YouTube channel but the construction and assembly of this structure is fairly straightforward so I’ll use some animation to show you how it was done.

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Make a Concrete Garden Bench

This Concrete Garden Bench is sturdy and long-lasting. Build the forms and pour your own concrete then attach the red cedar bench seat.

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