Wood Patio Privacy Screen DIY

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A few months ago we built a privacy screen in our backyard for the website eHow. We love how the wood screen turned out! Since then we added a grill and it has become the perfect spot for backyard dinners (the lattice also makes a great spot for hanging grilling tools).

One of my favorite things about the wood patio screen project is it didn’t require any cutting with a saw. We worked with standard sized cedar posts and wood lattice to create a 6 foot tall privacy screen. In total we spent about $100 in material cost. It added loads of character to the backyard, matches our split rail fence and hammock, and only took an afternoon to complete (plus concrete drying time.)

Learn more with the full step-by-step tutorial for a wood patio privacy screen here.

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  1. My husband just finally installed our own shade sail in our backyard, now I’m going to have him build a screen to give some privacy and more shade, thank you for making the outline! Going to have to use your design ideas 🙂

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