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Outdoor Living

The Ultimate Project Guide
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This best-selling, award-winnning impressive 448 page book with more than 1000 step-by-step full-color how-to photos and illustrations provides the thorough and reliable information homeowners want and need to create todays attractive outdoor living spaces. Packed with information, the book is divided into four categories: Part 1--Landscape Structures and Decks--shows you in clear detail, how to build patios, walkways, water gardens, landscape walls, fences, gates and great decks. Part 2--Yard and Garden Structures--helps you create a gateway arch, backyard gazebo, composting bin, cold frame, backyard greenhouse and a kit-built shed. Part 3--Backyard Woodworking Projects--guides you through a variety of great woodworking projects - each to enhance your outdoor living experience Part 4--Lawn Care and Maintenance--helps you create a yard worth caring for--from information on grasses and fertilizing to accent plantings, border treatment and tree care. Clear project instructions, materials lists and tools. With Outdoor Living, The Ultimate Project Guide, the homeowner doesnt need to be a landscape or building professional to get great results! These pgs guide you every step of the way with the ideas and instruction for creating attractive and useful outdoor rooms.

Details

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Pages 448
Publish Date 2005-01-01
Size 8.25" x 11.0" x 0.0"
Author Editors at Landauer Publishing
Product Form Paperback / softback

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For do-it-yourselfers who spend winter dreaming about their outdoor projects for the next year, this hefty tome is sure to keep them occupied until spring. Featuring plenty of colorful photos, it provides instructions for projects that are divided into three broad categories: landscape structures and decks, yard and garden structures, and backyard woodworking projects. Part 1 covers the typical backyard's infrastructure: patios and walkways, water gardens, walls, fences, and decks. Each project features a description of the tools and materials needed, complete instructions, and profuse illustrations. Most projects offer several variations, e.g., how to make a walkway of brick, flagstone, or loose fill such as rocks or mulch. Part 2 covers a number of structures, including those for entertainment (e.g., a gazebo, a gateway arch, a landscape bridge, and an arbor), as well as those of a more utilitarian nature (e.g., a composting pen, a cold frame, a greenhouse, and several sheds). The final section offers plans for a number of attractive projects, including several chairs and benches, planters, a bird feeder, a barbecue center, a utility cart, and an Art Deco hammock stand so attractive that it alone is worth the price of the book. This title will appeal to both beginners and more experienced homeowners and should be part of every public library collection.

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