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11 Super Cool DIY Backyard Furniture Projects

11 Super Cool DIY Backyard Furniture Projects • Lots of Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'madcap frenzy', this cool upcycled tire coffee table.

Using only cement blocks, 4x4s, and cushions, she created a U-shap lounge area. “It’s comfortable and beautiful with the all the textures -- wood, concrete and cloth. It’s way versatile when I change my mind. No rotting, no staining, and not one cut needed to make it work!” she says.

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20 Unusual Furniture Hacks | Old fridge turned into an oudoor ice chest.

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Fire Pit 8 - 1/2 size cinder blocks ($1.07 ea) 12 - cinder block cap stones ($1.46 ea) 8 - cement lawn & garden cap stones ($1.22 ea) 2 bags - landscaping lava rock ($3.68) All purchased at Lowe's.

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How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects

How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects Also useful and easy to make, this project is something you can complete in just a few minutes. It’s a homemade kindling dryer which pretty much helps you start a fire by giving you what you need in a practical fashion. To build this thing you need two cement blocks and four pieces of wood.

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How to Build a Retractable Awning • Ron Hazelton Online - This is a bit rough and ready but the idea is sound. I think I would add baton or bamboo to create a more orderly shape. I'm sure it would work....

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How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects

How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects Also, you can use wooden boards and cement blocks to build a nice seating area around the firepit in your back yard. It’s really simple and you can customize and adapt the design in lots of different ways so it suits your space.

DIY: Outdoor seating (with instructions). With basically cinder blocks, 4x4 lumber, and pillows.

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You can also create a coffee table/fire pit out of your cement blocks. We created an enclosure out of the blocks and made a base in the open center with sand. An old metal grate can be placed over the top. The cement blocks may disintegrate over time with extended fire use. Simply replace the blocks or to make more withstanding to continuous fires, line the center with fire bricks.