Metal connector on a wood pergola.Metal connector on a wood pergola.

Planning Your Project

Try Our Free Plans and Get Your Home Projects Started Today

Know what you want to build? Looking for inspiration? We have projects plans to help you entertain better, relax deeper, organize smarter, grow greener and mend faster.


Your guests have arrived. Libations are poured, and the party has started. Outdoor and indoor furniture can provide a unique accent to your living space. Having a sturdy and attractive place to serve food and create memories represents the intersection of style and function.


Kick off your shoes and take a load off. Setting aside time to relax is as important as where you're enjoying that downtime. Building something that's extraordinary, yet attainable can create a space that helps energize the soul and provide an inspirational focal point for your outdoor space.


Let's face it — everyone's garage needs a little help. Camping gear, sports equipment, tools or just boxes full of "stuff" all need a home within your home. Building strong and modular storage units and workbenches is easier than you think.


The home is where we nurture. It's where we create. Building stylish and functional structures that accent your yard and help grow something new and exciting is within your reach.


The weekend to-do list isn't getting any shorter. Fixing a broken fence or gate does not have to be daunting, expensive or time consuming. Simple repairs using Simpson Strong-Tie connectors can make wobbly posts, sagging gates and broken rails a nuisance of the past.

Where Great Backyards Begin

Whether you’re taking on a project for the love of the challenge, in need of a place to unwind, or creating spaces for family and friends — a strong, beautiful outdoor structure can make all the difference. Look through our ideas, tools and plans to find a project that sparks your interest.