Build a patio/deck cooler stand. This patio cooler stand is made from cedar decking. to be exact. It holds a 48 quart Igloo cooler. The top is hinged, and the cooler cover is mounted within the top. Bottle opener, and cap catcher complete the case
It's easy to build cascading steps like these if you just build boxes and stack them up. You may have to shim each layer to get the correct rise, but it's still simpler than cutting a bunch of notched stringers.
Steps down from door to main deck and more down to ground level. For a free-standing deck, consider painting the risers a light color, while the decking boards and treads are stained or painted a darker shade.
HowTo plan and construct small wood deck with composite decking, cantilevered seating nooks, a cedar pergola, custom railing, cascading stairs—all illustrated with easy-to-understand construction details. includes locating footing holes accurately with