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27 How-Tos From Jackie Taylor

  1. 1. How To Build a Cedar Safety Fence

    Learn how to install an attractive fence that will also keep curious kids safe.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  2. 2. How To Cover a Stone Wall

    See how a railroad-tie retaining wall gets a new facing of stylish stonework.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. How to Build a Spanish-Style Arbor

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to create a Spanish-style arbor topped with distinctive tiles that lend a bit of sophis...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 4. How to Build a Classic Picket Fence

    Divide and conquer an unmanageable yard with a simple fence.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 5. How to Build a Trellis Arbor and Gate

    A kit-built teak arbor adds beauty, style and access for friendly neighbors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. How To Build a Sun-Fighting Trellis

    A custom cedar trellis had many benefits. It can add texture and style to a plain yard, hide an unattractive cinderblock wall and most ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. How to Install a Track Drain System

    The goal is to dig the trench at a slight pitch, or angle, to allow gravity to pull the water along the pipes and out the clear out.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How to Install a Gazebo with a Path

    Use edging and flagstone to create a pretty path and install new weather-resistant composite deck boards for a beautiful outdoor space.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 9. How To Build a Travertine Tile Patio

    Add a touch of elegance to a backyard with this travertine tile patio.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 10. How To Landscape Around a Patio Kitchen

    With the patio ready for guests, it's time to tackle the yard.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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Jackie Taylor is an avid do-it-yourselfer with a background in comedy and theatrical performance.

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