Free Screen House, Outdoor Living Room and Deck Shelter Plans and Do-It-Yourself Building Guides from The Family Handyman Magazine


Build any of five beautiful backyard rooms with these free downloadable plans and illustrated step-by-step instructions.


For more than 50 years, The Family Handyman Magazine has been providing readers with great home improvement projects with easy to follow step-by-step instructions, plans and photographs. Now, many of their best backyard building articles are available online.


Need more living space? Use the outdoors by building a beautiful screen house, outdoor living room, gazebo or deck shelter with these plans.


Select the projects that you are interested in and then click on their titles to download plans and building instructions. These are multi-page, illustrated guides, so please be patient while the files download to your computer:


DIY Craftsman Style Screen House Plans

Craftsman Style Screen House

Build Your Own Deck Shelter

Deck Shade and Shelter


Outdoor Living Room Building Plans

Outdoor Living Room

Victorian Style Screenhouse Plans

Victorian Style Screen House


Plans to Build Your Own Gazebo

Fancy Gazebo



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