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Build a small and simple home, cabin, cottage, barn, stable, garage, shed or backyard project with the help of these blueprints, manufactured buildings, do-it-yourself project plans, custom design software, construction products, tools and good advice. Just click on a link below or scroll down this page to read more about hundreds of great designs.

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Garden Sheds  Have safe and secure storage for all of your garden tools, supplies and equipment in one of these attractive backyard buildings. Order a pre-built garden shed, garden shed blueprints, an easy, do it yourself building kit, or DIY plans with material shopping lists and how to build it yourself instructions.

Gazebos and Gazebo Kits  Dress up your landscape. Have an elegant new prefabricated gazebo delivered to your backyard or build one yourself with an inexpensive, easy-to-assemble building kit.  Designs include traditional octagonal gazebos as well as square, rectangular, round and oval ones.

Gazebo Plans  Create a focal point in your landscape and get a shady outdoor room at the same time. Take on a challenging project and build a gazebo yourself with one of the plans that you'll find here.

Playgrounds  Build a new playground or swing set in your backyard and make your kids very happy. Check out these easy-to-assemble building and do-it-yourself plans.

Playhouses Thrill your kids with a great new play house or play cabin. Build it yourself with one of these easy-to-assemble building kits or do-it-yourself plans, or order it pre-built and delivered right to your backyard.

Do It Yourself Deck Building  Build a new deck yourself, or repair, improve, expand or renovate your old one with these blueprints, step by step instructions, hardware, lighting and accessories. Create the perfect deck, to fit the shape of your home, with easy-to-use custom deck design software. Build your own outdoor furniture with concise project plans. After that, relax on the deck. You deserve it.

Pergolas  Pergolas are easy and fun do it yourself projects. You can build one to add shade and visual interest to your deck, patio or garden. You can have an attractive backyard structure, that's as pretty as a gazebo, for a fraction of cost. There are some nice designs, right here, available as precut kits or build-it-from-scratch project plans.

Do It Yourself Shed Building  Build your own shed with these easy-to-use blueprints, complete material cut lists, and step-by-step instructions. Or, have an easy-to-assemble kit delivered right to your backyard. Save a fortune in builders' fees and get to tell everyone that you built it yourself. Working on small structures, like the sheds that you'll find here, is a great way to learn how to build.

Backyard and Garden Projects  Build outdoor furniture, a patio, a water garden bridge, birdhouses, wooden planters, garden gates, fences, trellis screen walls and more. Create the backyard landscape that you've always wanted with these do-it-yourself plans and precut kits.

Greenhouses, Sun Sheds and Garden Potting Sheds  Get your garden off to an early start in the Spring and extend the growing season in the Fall. Have a little hobby greenhouse, potting shed or solar shed in your backyard with these prefab structures and do it yourself building kits.

Arbors and Trellises  Add some elegance to your garden, landscape or walks. Build an arbor or a vine-covered garden archway. Block bad views with a trellis screen wall. Arbors and trellises are relatively inexpensive to buy and easy to build. You'll find a bunch of beautiful designs right here.

Storage Sheds  Find your new tool shed or storage shed as contractors' blueprints or simple do-it-yourself plans. Design just the right shed yourself, on your computer, with an easy to use software program. Order an easy-to-build kit or an even easier, quick-up fabric storage building, and get your lawn mower, garden equipment, bikes and backyard furniture out of the rain and snow right away. 

DIY Outdoor Furniture Plans and Kits  Build your own backyard furniture with these easy-to-use project plans, complete material cut lists, and step-by-step instructions. Or, have an easy-to-assemble kit delivered right to your door. You'll find hundreds of designs for picnic tables, outdoor dining suites, garden benches, porch swings, patio sets, Adirondack furniture and more.

Backyard Studios  Get away from it all with a little free-standing garden house in your backyard. These plans and building kits will help you build a place where you can work, create, study or relax just a few steps from the hubbub of your house.

 
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Small Cabins  Build your own little hideaway cabin or hunting, fishing or camping shelter. These easy-to-follow blueprints, precut kits and tiny, easy-to-build designs are great do it yourself projects and perfect for remote locations. These designs are also popular for use as backyard studios, home offices, guest cottages, pool cabanas and playhouses.

Small Houses  Looking for a smaller, more efficient home? This is where you'll find little cottages, tiny home designs, small cabins, blueprints, building kits, do-it-yourself plans, prefabricated homes and building help. Save cost on construction, energy, taxes and maintenance. Save big, build small.

Cottages  Build the perfect weekend getaway, retirement home, backyard guest house or stand-alone home office or studio. Here are some easy to follow do-it-yourself building plans, contractors' blueprints and easy to assemble prefabricated cottage kits that are sure to help.  

Country Homes and Farmhouses  Build the perfect home in the country. You'll find farmhouse blueprints, country home plans, farm cottage designs and kits, barn houses, traditional home plans and helpful building resources. You'll also find a great selection of homes with wrap-around porches, big kitchens and practical floor plans for today's country lifestyles.

Do It Yourself Country Furniture Building Plans  Build any of hundreds of attractive and sturdy do-it-yourself furniture projects with these easy-to-use project plans, complete material cut lists and step-by-step instructions.

 
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Barns, Garages and Outbuildings

Small Barns  Are you planning to build a barn in your backyard? These little barns and barn-style sheds are small enough to be good do it yourself projects. Many of the blueprints come with complete material lists and step-by-step building instructions. Easy, do it yourself software will help you design and then build your own creation. Or, select an easy-to-assemble building kit.

Barn Building Kits  Have a big barn delivered to your country property as a pre-engineered and prefabricated kit, for the fastest and easiest construction imaginable. You can find horse barns, storage barns, little yard barns, sheds and workshops. There are all steel buildings as well as pole barns and sturdy wooden post and beam structures. All come with complete building instructions.

Garage and Carport Plans  Build that new garage or carport that you need. Choose from hundreds of contractors' blueprints, do-it-yourself building plans and even some downloadable plans that are yours for free. Or, check out some inexpensive software programs that will help you create a custom design of the exact garage or workshop that you want.

Barn Plans  Build a storage barn, horse barn, loafing shed, equipment shelter, coach house style garage, yard barn or workshop with these professional construction blueprints and do-it-yourself building plans. You'll find many designs for conventional, 2x4 and 2x6 stud-frame construction and others for economical post-frame or pole-barn building methods.

Pole Barns  Find practical pole-frame barns, post-frame horse barns, pole barns with lofts, equipment shelters, pole frame sheds and garages, car, truck and tractor barns, and even some carriage house style pole-barn designs. They are available as economical construction blueprints. You can also check out some precut pole barn kits, products and building resources. 

Horse Barns  If you have horses you have a lot of decisions to make about keeping them sheltered. Do you need a big multi-stall barn, an open "mare motel," a little one or two stall stable or a simple loafing shed or run in? Should you plan on an elegant timber frame barn or an economical steel or post frame building? Will you keep hay and feed in a loft or in a separate shelter? No matter what, you'll find your solutions, and dozens of great equine building designs right here.

Workshop Plans  All of the projects around your country place would be easier if you had a shop. You could restore that old tractor or antique car or set up woodworking machines. You could have an away-from-it-all space for your studio or office. Start thinking about your your dream workshop. Then, check out these contractors' blueprints and do-it-yourself building plans.

DIY Garage Building Kits  Build your own garage and save a fortune on labor costs. Order an easy-to-assemble, do-it-yourself wooden or steel garage kit with complete building instructions. Or set up a quick fabric enclosure to protect your vehicles right away.

Carport Building Kits  Shelter your cars, trucks, tractors and boats under a simple, economical carport.  Order your easy-to-assemble, do-it-yourself carport building kit.

Carriage House and Apartment Garage Plans  Build the extra space you need. Find blueprints for a garage, barn or carriage house with a storage loft or loft apartment that you can use as a small home, rental unit, caretakers' lodging, guest room, home office or studio. Check out the dozens of designs and loft floor plans.

Barn Style Country Garages  Build a great barn-style garage that will look just right behind your country home. Choose from a variety of professional blueprints and building kits for gambrel, gable and monitor roof garages. Many of the designs that you'll find here have lofts for practical, inexpensive extra space.

Country Outbuildings  What's a country place without outbuildings? Get your tools, animals, tractor and other equipment under shelter and out of harm's way in practical small buildings. Here are some easy-to-build storage shelter plans and precut kits, equipment shed blueprints, small animal barn plans, chicken coops, farm stands and tool and tractor shed designs.

Barn Doors, Hardware, Materials and Building Help  Need help with your new barn? Here's where you'll find prefabricated barn doors, cupolas, weathervanes, door rollers, hangers, hinges handles and forged hardware, metal siding and roofing and carriage house style overhead garage doors.

 

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