It’s easy to DIY your Backyard Pod – all you need is some basic construction skills and attention to compliance. Everything for basic installation is included in the Aussie-made kit, it’s more-or-less like assembling Swedish furniture from illustrated instructions. Read these genuine DIY case studies, check details, and ask us for help if needed before ordering your Backyard Pod kit.

David 3.6m x 6m Windsor Downs

Easy DIY multi-purpose ‘family fun’ pod 3.6m x 6m at Windsor Downs, Sydney NSW

This family quickly and easily made their Backyard Pod into a much-loved cabin for slumber parties, office work, a rumpus room, and music practice. It’s an example of how a Backyard Pod can create an affordable space for everyone to enjoy. Whether you have a small-sized block, or an acre of land as in this…

Contstruction for Peter | 3m x 5m | Walloon

DIY backyard ‘teen hangout’ 3m x 5m at Walloon, Ipswich QLD

Peter needed a 3 x 5m Basic Backyard Pod kit on foundation piers, in ColorBond® Pale Eucalypt delivered to Ipswich. The Backyard Pod is to be used as an entertaining space/teen hang out, and with the ability to be completely open with a large bi-folding 3600mm glass door. Peter works 6 days per week yet…

Backyard Pods diy teen retreat - Central West NSW

DIY eco-friendly studio pod 3m x 6m in harsh rural environment, remote Central West NSW

The ‘extra space’ dilemma is solved on a rural acreage in Central West, NSW when a DIY Backyard Pod features many energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly materials and is virtually powered ‘off-grid’ to become a potential combination guest sleep-out and home office. Background The property was unusual as it featured a partly-restored community hall and adjacent amenities room…

Ainslie Backyard Pods studio - lawn

DIY Scandi-style ‘creative studio with ensuite’ 3m x 7m for suburban backyard in Canberra ACT

With basic construction skills and attention to compliance, you can save on your Backyard Pod with DIY. This prospect appealed to a family living in a suburb of Canberra. They needed versatile studio space to suit the various needs of a couple and three children. How did they achieve their plans? Take a look at…

"Mark” Basic Backyard Pod Kit 3m x 6m

DIY storage pod 3m x 6m rapidly completed in Toongabbie, Sydney NSW

Mark needed a  Basic Backyard Pod Kit 3m x 6m in ‘Colorbond® Wallaby’ (grey) delivered ASAP for an urgent DIY ‘storage shed’ project in Toongabbie, Sydney. He placed an order and by 11 January 2018, his deposit had been received. On 7 February 2018, his pod kit was delivered at midday and straight away Mark started his…

Backyard Pods 9 News

Backyard Pods (“granny pods”) featured on Channel Nine News

Well, we’ve been saying it for ages, so it was no surprise when Channel Nine News featured Backyard Pods with the headline: “The mini real estate boom emerging in Queensland”. It’s not just in Queensland, but all over Australia – the backyard pods revolution in housing availability and affordability – it’s already here.