The Anatomy of Sheds
New Buildings from an Old Tradition
Hardcover ISBN: 1423647181
Super-cool spaces to relax, work, chill out, or escape. Over 50 real examples from around the world—some simple and modest and some extravagant—inspire and instruct the reader on how to create their own special space. The owners themselves describe how they have created their own hideaways, and author Jane Field-Lewis provides insightful style notes and comments based on her conversations with owners, architects, and designers. For the interiors, recycled, vintage and precious items are mixed with new, functional and practical ones. Learn how to create your own shed, and then how to make it stylish as well as useful. Homes are located in San Francisco, Nashville, Seattle, Nova Scotia, and Alberta, among other locales on three continents.
Treehouses, Sheds, Arbors, Gates and Other Garden Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1581572387
Backyard Building will cover backyard accessories, the fundamentals of tools and materials, and useful tips based on real-life questions from the couple’s popular website. Its unique style, with hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way, stands out from the crowd. The clear, detailed drawings are not only easy to follow but a pleasure to look at; they are supplemented by irresistible color photographs.
Backyard Cottages & Gazebos
Fresh Ideas for Outdoor Living
Paperback ISBN: 0376013869
A book of fully illustrated projects for outdoor structures looks at interior design, exterior accents, lighting schemes and storage, in a book that includes quick-build checklists and advice from experts. Original.
The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1612120857
From a root cellar with storage bins to an outdoor shower, this do-it-yourself guide features 76 projects, which are accompanied by fully illustrated instructions and use just basic tools and standard building materials, designed to help readers live more sustainably and independently. Original.
Backyard Ice Rink
A Step-by-Step Guide for Building Your Own Hockey Rink at Home
Paperback ISBN: 1581572999
A blogger and professional rink builder provides step-by-step instructions for building a backyard ice rink, from simple rinks built from wooden frames, to more elaborate tall-board rinks, using parts found at the local hardware store. Original.
Backyards for Kids
A Sunset Outdoor Design & Build Guide
Paperback ISBN: 0376014369
Sunset Outdoor Design & Build Guide: Backyards for Kids is the ultimate guide for parents who want to createimaginative outdoor spaces where their kidscan play and explore. From treehouses andplayhouses to tunnels, hiding places, andsandboxes, this visual and comprehensiveguide presents safe and stylish spaces forall ages. It also goes further than the otherbuilding books on the market, helping parentsplan easy-to-grow gardens for their buddingfarmers and giving lists of the best trees forclimbing, vines for creating luscious jungles,and more. With great inspiration and simpleinstruction, this book helps you finally buildthat backyard escape your kids have beenasking for. Outdoor Design & Build Guide: Backyards for Kids includes: - More than two dozen approachable projects-from a climbing wall or playhouse to a sandbox or swings - Project ideas that are not only smart and safe, but will create the ultimate fun and imaginative outdoor spaces for kids to enjoy - Step-by-step instructions for every project - Inspirational photos to help you personalize your projects - Expert tips on perfecting the final touches of a fun backyard addition, including the best materials to use for each project
Black & Decker Custom Grills & Smokers
Build Your Own Backyard Cooking & Tailgating Equipment
Paperback ISBN: 0760353549
On the surface, grilling, barbecuing, and tailgating are about cooking mouthwatering food. But there’s a deeper reason millions of Americans love to grill: it’s really about entertaining and, might we suggest, showing off. This one stop resource is filled with clever, impressive projects that you can make yourself to blow your grilling buddies away. You won’t believe the number of ways you can construct your own custom grill, smoker, or accessories. They can be built with bricks, steel barrels, old refrigerator cabinets, and much more. They can be put on trailers for your tailgating needs, and you can build custom surrounds for your grill or smoker to provide much needed work space. BLACK+DECKER Building Customized Grills, Smokers, and Accessories tells you how to build all kinds of grills and smokers from easy-to-get, inexpensive objects and materials. From an old-fashioned brick barbecue, to a pit to roast a whole hog, or even a 55-gallon drum to be converted to a Texas barrel smoker, tons of projects are at your disposal with full color, step-by-step instructions. Guaranteed to satisfy at any cookout or tailgate party, and definitely primed to blow away your grilling buddies.
Black & Decker Deck Codes & Standards
How to Design, Build, Inspect & Maintain a Safer Deck
Paperback ISBN: 1591866855
A national authority on building codes and president of a North Carolina based-building inspection and consulting firm turns his attention to building decks, zeroing in on the main areas of concern, showing accurately and precisely how to design and build it correctly and providing careful and detailed advice to avoid any deck-related disaster. Original.
Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Decks
Featuring the Latest Tools, Skills, Designs, Materials & Codes
Paperback ISBN: 1591866650
Offers a guide to building decks according to the latest building codes, with illustrated step-by-step instructions for complete projects and information on planning, design, materials, tools, and accessories.