Watch this six part Home & Garden how to video sequence to get tips and tricks for properly staining an outdoor wood deck. Learn how to clean, strip, brighten and stain your wood deck with a semi-transparent finish that will last for years and protect it from the weather and UV rays of the sun.
Tom Skowronski teaches the secrets of using an outdoor green screen. An excellent summary is given below. First check the advantages of using green screen outdoor like a lot of space, sufficient light. In the same way check some disadvantages like noises from birds, children. For the screen materials you can use paper which is cheaper but it cannot be controlled if wind blow. You can also use a board or even paint a wall green which will be better. Now to set up the screen use the screen rods...
Watching movies outdoors is gaining popularity again. If you want to really impress your movie-loving friends at your next party, blow them away by making a backyard outdoor theater at your home. It works great and won't take your whole life to build.
What does your backyard need? A garden. You already have one? Then how about a garden bench? Join Lowe's as they walk you through, step by step, the building of a wooden garden bench. One of the most marvelous things about woodworking is that with just a little planning and effort, you can turn a few boards of lumber into an beautiful and elegant project like this bench.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements.
Here's how to take a well lit outdoor portrait. It's best to shoot outdoor photographs in the morning or late afternoon to catch the best light. Use light reflectors to deflect light coming from below. This instructional photography video will show you how to make subtle lighting adjustments to take a stunning photo portrait.
Mark Donovan of shows how to Fix a leaky frost free sillcock or outdoor faucet. Oftentimes, the washer is loose, but other repairs are just as simple. Watch this video home repair tutorial and learn how to fix a leaky outdoor faucet.
Issac demonstrates a couple different outdoor lighting techniques and how "good" outdoor lighting can improve your videos.
In this video, we learn how to hang outdoor Christmas lights from the experts at Home Depot. First, you want to start out the planning process, and figure out where you want lights to be hung out. Then, decide how many lights you need and what kind you want to use. Then, go and purchase your lights, making sure they are made for outdoor lighting, not indoor. Next, you will be ready to decorate your trees and shrubs since they are the easiest to do. Next, hang the lights on your roof and windo...
In this clip, learn how to get your children ready for a camping trip. Camping can be a fantastic experience for your little ones where they can learn about the environment, animals and basic outdoor activities. Teach your kids outdoor safety and get them involved so that they have a ton of fun.
Mike Kraft of Lowe's shows you how to keep your outdoor gas grill working properly all season long. He shows all the parts that make up the grill and how to maintain them so that it continues to work in good order. It can be surprisingly easy. Much of what you have to do is simply keeping it clean, tightening fittings, and replacing old worn out parts. If you follow all the steps in the video, you will enjoy your outdoor grill all summer long.
Many spend a good amount on outdoor furniture... only to see it get ruined by the effects of weather or residue. In this video hosted by Ron Hazleton, learn how to restore and preserve outdoor furniture by cleaning, sanding and applying a stain and wood sealer to protect the wood.
Many people like to interview subjects outside because they enjoy the look of sunlight over tungsten lights. However, it can be difficult to work with such an uncooperative key light. In this Israel Hyman video are some ideas which can help you improve your outdoor interview imagery.
Big predators pose a big threat unless you know what to do under attack. HOW TO SURVIVE advises making lots of noise, freezing when confronted, and playing defense in order to survive. Watch this video outdoor safety tutorial and learn how to survive an attack from a large predator, like bears or cougars.
Out for a leisurely hike in the woods? Well, don't leave home without a few simple supplies or you could be facing a survival situation out-of-doors. Make sure to take supplies along with you, like a compass, but make sure you know how to use it. Watch this video outdoor safety video and learn how to survive a hiking trip in the woods.
Check out this video to learn how to make a wikkie shelter if you need to spend the night in the woods.
In this video, we learn how to build a pochade box for outdoor painting. This box will hold two wet panels in the back and help you hold other things you need to carry. You will need a medium sized box first, then you will need to cut the back and sides of the top to make slits where you can place in the panels. After this, you will create a barrier for the middle that has two slits in the bottom of it where you can slide it. On the bottom of the box you will have a hold where you can thread ...
Whether it's a political or economic collapse, a natural disaster or even the zombie apocalypse, follow these outdoor survival tips to make sure you are prepared! Learn how to make a shelter in the wildnerness, proper preparation techniques for supplies, and become a better survivalist!
If you're interested in replacing your existing outdoor outlet and cover because of cosmetic reasons or safety reasons, this tutorial should help.
We've all come up with lame excuses for not working out: Gym memberships can get really pricey, you don't have enough room in your living room to follow a workout tape, you're too tired, etc. But have you ever considered simply hitting up your local high school track field?
If your outdoor faucet is dripping, that is not a good sign. It is important to keep your faucet functioning properly both to protect your lawn, and save on water.
Don't let ants ruin your next outdoor outing. Picnics are a wonderful way to share yummy food in the great outdoors. Ants think so too! You can keep pesky ants away with just a few simple actions.
This Home & Garden how to video is a DIY basic about accentuating outdoor living space with solar lighting. Watch and learn all about strategic placing of solar powered lighting to enhance the look and feel of your front yard. Always start with a plan before setting up and installing the lights on your walkways.
Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. This video teaches you how the race works and how to read the maps. You can compete in the race, or simply participate, walk or run, whatever suits your fitness level.
Run rabbit run! Well, your rabbit can't run unless you build it a place TO run! Check out this video and see how-to make a space in your backyard for your bunny to get its hop on. You'll need some tools, including a saw, screw gun, or hammer and nails and a skill saw. The dimensions are 80L x 43W x 36H. (measured in inches) This project takes about 4.5 hrs to build. Get building and give your fluffy little pet some outdoor love. Know what? He'll return it in leaps and bounds. And hops.
Host Brenda Lo, from Lowe's Creative Ideas demonstrates, in this informational video, how to create an outdoor water fountain. Brenda details the entire process, listing the tools and supplies you will need to complete this great do-it-yourself project in just one afternoon with easily obtainable materials. This video is great for the DIY beginner or experienced professional looking for a new project idea for your outdoor garden. do-it-yourself, and save time and money with these great tips.
Fire paste is a handy tool to help start a fire out in the wild. This is a great supply to pack along on any camping or hiking trip. Never hassle with flint again. Watch this video outdoor safety tutorial and learn how to use fire paste to start a fire quickly.
This video outdoor safety tutorials gives tips on how to read a topographical map and how to use a compass, Global Positioning System (GPS) and topographical map so they all work together. Directional equipment can be misleading and end in getting lost if not used properly. Watch this instructional video and learn how to read a map while out in the wilderness and use a compass and GPS in properly in conjunction with the map.
How to build a Rustic, Outdoor Cooler / Outdoor Esky, Ice Chest Box, out of recycled, or reclaimed wood. This project can be done out of old pallet wood , old fence palings or in fact any old timber you can get your hands on. The whole idea is make a cool looking outdoor cooler out of wood that you would otherwise have thrown out or burnt for firewood, and transform it into a really cool looking piece of outdoor furniture.
About a quarter of a million homes sustain damage from broken pipes every winter. Here's how to avoid a similar fate. Watch this video to learn how to prevent pipes from freezing.
Exterior lighting can add to the beauty of your home. Watch this how to video and wire exterior lighting yourself following these guidelines and safety tips. Before beginning any outdoor wiring project make sure to check with local utility companies and follow outdoor wiring codes for your area.
One landscape idea that's getting a lot of attention these days is outdoor rooms. More and more people are starting to enjoy the practical benefits of dividing their yards into discrete spaces. There are many reasons to create outdoor rooms. You might want to entertain in one area and sit and contemplate in another. One area might be for the kids or even pets, while the other is for cooking. See how to use hedges and other plants to create rooms with this how to video.
You've made wonderful furniture, but what are you going to do with all the leftover piece of wood? Watch this how to video to learn how to use waste wood material to create a your own outdoor garden bench.
This video from Garden Time shows you how to use a cold frame to protect your outdoor plants from the winter months.
Curtis Smith of Yard and Garden teachers viewers how to protect outdoor plants and shrubs in the winter. For instance, Lilacs and be burned by the cold weather so it is advised to not place lilac to the South or the West against a wall in the winter. Next, with a privett plant there may be damage on the leaves but others are perfect - but this is normal. This plant is an evergreen and some cells in the leaf may die which will make the leaves look damaged. This will be shown on last years leav...
This instructional video demonstrates a technique for building a fire structure that will burn continuously and does not require ANY managing. This is a great method to know if you need the heat from a fire while you are sleeping, but do not want to wake up repeatedly during the night to add more wood.
Memorial Day signifies the unofficial kickoff for outdoor activities like camping. Camping can either be a flurry of fun and adventure, or a miserable few days of getting sick in the bushes and being dehydrated. Every summer, thousands of people set out on these camping adventures, and every summer, many become stricken with food borne illnesses or a parasitic infection. Watch this how to video to keep this from happening to you.
Learn how to find dry materials in wet conditions and successfully build a fire in a wilderness survival situation. This is a Two part video, be sure to click on Chapter Two for the entire wilderness tutorial.
Here is the technique for creating a strong sleek loop in a natural length of cordage... perfect for many wilderness survival applications. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Leatherworks, brings you the basics in outdoor survival. Wilderness survival skills include fire starting, deadfall traps, primitive fishing, making jerky, rope...
Learn how to make a Figure Four Deadfall trap- Wilderness Survival Skills, demonstrated by Paul Scheiter of Hedgehog Leatheworks. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Leatherworks, brings you the basics in outdoor survival. Wilderness survival skills include fire starting, deadfall traps, primitive fishing, making jerky, rope & cordage...