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DIY plans for a modern outdoor sectional

Creating an outdoor room is all the rage right now. And with good reason – who doesn’t want to make the most of every inch of their deck and the surrounding beauty of nature? This gorgeous outdoor Western Red Cedar sectional is sure to be the star
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Urban sanctuary framed by Western Red Cedar

Location: San Francisco, California Architect: Terremoto.LA Photo: Bruce Damonte Take a slender, rectangular urban backyard and turn it into a multifaceted outdoor living space that flows seamlessly from the interior to the exterior. Innovative landscape design firm Terremoto.LA rose to the challenge beautifully with its Randall project in San Francisco. (more…)
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Build your own little cabin in the woods

Treat summer guests to comfortable quarters By Paul Lewis My original cabin’s wobbly foundation shifted uneasily on its stacked-stone piers. “No problem,” I announced. “We’ll shore up this foundation, patch the roof and maybe add new Cedar siding.” A nice little weekend
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Five ways to create a defined outdoor space

Turn a blasé backyard into a sanctuary Pergola shade canopy In addition to protecting from the elements, a Western Red Cedar pergola is a highly functional and attractive way to mark a stand-alone space. There are a multitude of design options to choose from (round, square, L-shaped, etc.), but whichever route you go,
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