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Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.
Find your summer recipe for backyard fun in these simple plans for a DIY fire pit. You can take this weekend project to an even higher level by installing an optional grill to hone your outdoor cooking skills.

Dog fence
Beautiful, Rustic Dog Fence
This rustic, resourcefully sustainable dog fence fits right into the landscape. Before you install a fence, look around your place first to see what's already available.
Essential Oil for Laundry
Ideas for Homemade Dryer Sheets
Use leftover fabric and your favorite essential oils to make reusable scented dryer sheets.
Homemade Smoker
DIY Outdoor Cooker: How to Build a Clay-Pot Smoker
You’ll be cooking up a storm with these plans on how to build a smoker. This outdoor cooker can be assembled quickly and inexpensively using upcycled materials from your garage or workshop. Dig in!
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