Garden

DIY Groovy Garden Table

Entertain in style with this groovy garden table. We used PAR pine to make our table and then finished it off with exterior sealer. The groove design adds an decorative touch to the table and is not something you can buy in a store.

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Build a pergola... the easy way!

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Browse the Internet and you will find plenty of projects that show you how to build a pergola, some of which range from designs that will blow over in the wind, to those that are way over the top when it comes to materials and technique. We managed to find a pergola design that is simple and affordable, and that anyone with some DIY savvy can tackle in a weekend or two.

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Build a deck in a day

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Here's how to make your own deck. This deck took approximately two weeks from start to finish and came in at well under R10,000 for a complete entertainment area that is covered and decorated.  The first stage of the project involved putting down the frame and installing the deck, as well as adding a support structure for an opaque IBR sheet roof.

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Make a freestanding sandpit

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Kids love sand and making a basic frame allows you to provide children with a clean, safe environment to play in. This sandpit frame is very light, making it easy to move around. Plus, the added shade cloth ensures your child stays out of the sun during play.

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Build a firepit and seating area

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When you love entertaining outdoors, building a seating area with a firepit is an easy and affordable way to add to your outdoor living experience. The firepit shown in this project is built on top of existing concrete paving, but you can easily lay down 300mm wide x 300mm deep foundations if you need to.

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