I just completed a piece of furniture for a family member, using a design from This Old House Magazine. It's called a cocktail hutch and is made from solid wood.
Cutting a bunch of lumber from LOWES into a nice, functional piece of furniture presented some fun challenges!
Recently, I made a dozen porch storm windows out of light weight PVC/vinyl material and plexi-glass inserts. These are not energy efficient, however, for porch use they are perfect. Easy to remove and reinstall each year, these windows provide a wind break for your enclosed area. Keep dirt and moisture from ruining your possessions. No painting and easy cleaning!