DIY Projects for Your Backyard

Get free plans and how-to guides from Lee's Wood Projects.


Free, DIY Backyard Projects from - Build your owb dog house, mailbox, picnic table, bird house, porch swing and more.



At you'll find many free how-to guides and plans for all sorts of woodworking projects for your home. The website is dedicated to providing expert guides that will make your next project simple and beautiful. Whether you are looking to build a bookcase, bench, fireplace mantel or whatever, Lee has a free how-to guide for you.


Lee Swindel is a woodcrafter, designer and woodworking teacher with over thirty years experience. He's available online to answer your questions about the projects. His attractive designs seem to make the most of a small amount of wood and work. He includes step-by-step instructions and a list of materials you'll need for each projects.


Among the dozens of free project plans you'll find this selection of projects that you can build for your yard:


Wooden Mailbox

Wooden Dog House

Wooden Picnic Table

Wooden Planter Box

Wooden Porch Swing

How to Build a Bird House



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