Frustrated by the poor movie watching experience inside the cabin, brothers Andrew and Kevin dream of having an outdoor movie theater setup, and this weekend they set out to realize that dream. They want something that is portable, can be hidden when not in use, is protected from the elements, can function as a music system when not being used to watch movies, and above all, is easy to set up and take down. Settle back with a bag of popcorn and watch as the brothers, together with some help from walker, premiere their ultimate outdoor theater.
Brothers Andrew and Kevin arrive at the cabin with autumn colors on the trees and a plan to tackle one of their most important cottage projects yet: the Ultimate Outdoor Shower. The brothers dream of a shower with a view of the lake and an open roof to see the stars, a destination shower where they can relax and wash off a hard day's work.
Swimming in the lake is an essential part of the lake experience but the brothers need a swim raft , the ultimate swim raft. Andrew and Kevin retreat to the drawing board eager to fix the situation. They quickly come to the conclusion that their new swim raft will need to be self-propelled so that it can be moored both at the shore as well as in the middle of the lake where the swimming is prime. Together with their engineer pal Walker, the boys decide to build the Ultimate Swim Raft, complete with benches, a cedar pergola, a hammock, a solar-powered motor, a trap-door cooler, a retractable anchor.
The cabin of brothers Andrew and Kevin lacks a 'man'tuary: a place to sit, watch fire cook meat, drink liquids that burn your belly, and generally look busy while doing next to nothing. While sweeping the chimney in preparation for the winter in between sips of bourbon and nibbles of smoked salmon, inspiration hits the boys what if they combine a smoke shack with a bourbon bar? The smoker is the perfect 'smoke screen' that will allow the bros to hit the bar while their wives think they are working hard on preparing food for dinner.
Unable to decide whether to build a new bowling alley or a new dock for their lake property, brothers Andrew and Kevin decide to do both, combining two ideas into one: the Browling Alley is a floating wooden boat dock that will also double as a ten-pin bowling lane, complete with gutters, a mechanical pinsetter and a ball return system. But will the bros turn out to be the kingpins of the lake or just pinheads?
The chilly weather at their lakeside property has brothers Andrew and Kevin opening their minds and pores to the ceremony of sweat that is the sauna. It's not just going to be any old sauna not when Andrew insists that the key to a truly amazing sauna is the ability to jump from the heat directly into the cold lake. They conclude that the only sensible thing to do is to make a sauna with immediate access to the deepest, coldest parts of the lake the Ultimate Floating Sauna.
Brothers Andrew and Kevin have made a resolution to live healthier, more active lifestyles and decide that this weekend at the lake is as good a time to start as any. Their biggest huddle is the lack of proper exercise equipment at their lake property. Rather than discouraging the bros, this spurs the creation of the Ultimate Outdoor Gym a collection of one-of-a-kind rustic fitness gear that will perfectly suit their backwoods surroundings.
With springtime just around the corner, the anticipation of warm weather and longer days gets brothers Andrew and Kevin dreaming about adventures they can do at the lake. With plenty of beautiful beaches, pristine parks, and lakeside campgrounds scattered throughout the area, the boys decide that they need to be able to take their cabin with them on their adventures. Thus, is born the Mobile Mini Cabin.
Necessity is the brother of all invention and there's nothing that brothers Andrew and Kevin need more than a workshop at their lakeside property. But with a mandate from their parents to keep the projects small and out of sight, the bros realize they might have bitten off more than they can chew after a two-and-a-half ton shipping container they intended to re-purpose for this project gets stuck in the driveway.
Brothers Andrew and Kevin set out to create The Ultimate Pizza Oven by converting a potbelly charcoal grill into a custom outdoor pizza station. They also turn an old exercise bike into the human-powered blender. Finally, they retro-fit the station with a magnetic knife caddy, ingredient box, and cutting station.
For Brothers Andrew and Kevin, summers by the lake at their lake property lack for only one thing: a beach. It's a situation that they plan to rectify immediately in their quest to host the Ultimate Beach Party. A truckload of sand later and they quickly realize why it takes Mother Nature millennia to craft a beautiful beach. With a tiki bar, open fire spit, tropical cocktails and DIY hula hoops still to build this is a beach party.
There's no avoiding the water hazard at the most unique golf course in all of lake life. On their lakeside property, Brothers Andrew and Kevin are re-imagining the game of golf for the water, putting all nine holes of the Floating Golf Course entirely on the lake itself and designing an equally inventive way to get around the links.
Old man winter has returned to the cabin and brothers Andrew and Kevin are hot on his heels for a weekend of frigid fun. Harkening back to yesteryear, the bros land on their weekend project: a toboggan designed to recapture some of their youth, but tricked out with adult amenities, including an ingenious contraption to take all the hard work out of getting rider and sled back up the hill. But as they soon find out, going up the hill in the Ultimate Toboggan isn't going to be the problem it's coming back down in one piece!