Project Plans

Redwood is easy to work with, and with our complete project plans, you can add to your outdoor living with 'how-to' help and diagrams for every step. From chairs and benches to gazebos and tool sheds, these tried and tested plans help make your projects sturdy and beautiful.

Video Projects

Windsor Shade Video

Windsor Shade Shelter

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Host Jeff Imwalle guides us through the 6-easy to follow steps to building the Windsor Shade Structure. This project takes approximately 2-days and can be accomplished using basic homeowner tools.

Redwood Deck Video

Deck Restoration & Refinishing

This 2-day project requires no technical skills and will easily restore the beautiful warmth and color of faded decks.

Printable Projects

Adirondack Chair

Adirondack Chair

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The rounded wooden slats, oversized armrests and inviting slant-back design identify the classic Adirondack chair. Born a century ago in upstate New York, this chair quickly became a standard fixture at all lakeside retreats and summer camps.

Adirondack Swing

Adirondack Swing

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Enjoy the art of relaxation with this easy-to-build porch swing. Modeled after the classic Adirondack lawn chair, this two-person swing features rounded wooden slats and a comfortable slant-back design.

Baluster Railings

Baluster Railings

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Custom redwood railings give redwood decks personality and can add a sense of space or scale. These 2x2 baluster railing designs provide a range of options from simple to simply elegant.

Calistoga Spa Surround

Calistoga Spa Surround

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Enhance the alluring appeal of a backyard spa with this handsome redwood spa surround. Its elegant, custom-crafted design features a comfortable wraparound lounging bench and two sets of easy-to-build steps.

Deck Over Concrete

Deck Over Concrete

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Concealing an aged concrete patio with a naturally beautiful redwood deck will add immeasurable value and ambience to your outdoor entertainment area.

Free Standing Deck

Free Standing Deck

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Transform the ordinary outdoors into an inviting entertainment center for family and friends with the addition of a well-proportioned freestanding 8 x10 redwood deck.

Garden Tool Shed

Garden Tool Shed

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The gardener in the family is sure to delight in the storage convenience this handsome and soundly-built garden tool shed will provide.

Lake Tahoe Gazebo

Lake Tahoe Gazebo

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Extend your home's living space into the garden with an elegant and easy to build eight-sided redwood gazebo, a pleasant outdoor retreat for social gatherings or soothing private reflection.

Mendocino Bench

Mendocino Bench

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The clean, horizontal lines and rich redwood tones of this bench design reflect the simple beauty of Northern California. Comfortable and elegant with a gracefully curved seat and angled backrest, it offers a standing invitation to sit, relax and enjoy.

Monterey Potting Center

Monterey Potting Center

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Whether you are displaying prize bonsai or potting new impatiens, this free-standing redwood potting center creates a peaceful sanctuary and will give years of service.

Petaluma Planters

Petaluma Planters

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For quality planter boxes of all shapes and sizes, California redwood lumber provides outstanding endurance and rich beauty unmatched by other woods and planter materials. Redwood is easy to care for and easy to use.

Picnic Table

Sonoma Picnic Table

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An excellent weekend project, this easy-to-build picnic table will soon become the focal point of your backyard. Redwood's beauty and durability will ensure countless summers filled with barbecues, picnics and outdoor parties.

Santa Cruz Sandbox

Santa Cruz Sandbox

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Bring the fun of the beach to your backyard with this medium-sized sandbox constructed of durable heartwood redwood. Add a wading pool and a beach umbrella, and store the kid's pails, shovels, and play things in the storage box.

Windsor Shade Shelter

Windsor Shade Shelter

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This handsome, freestanding redwood shade shelter will provide a cool place to relax in the garden or yard. The shelter can also be built next to your home where it will keep the whole house cooler by shielding windows, walls and sliding glass doors from the sun.