Docks & Projects: Great Things for the Whole Family to Make and Do

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Ann Vanderhoof
Cottage Life Books, 1994 - House & Home - 191 pages
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Great things for the whole family to make and do

This collection of projects from the pages of award-winning Cottage Life magazine is packed with ideas to make your weekend retreat -- or even your home -- more comfortable and more fun. With its lively, enjoyable-to-read text and clear step-by-step instructions, Docks and Projects offers a wealth of useful, entertaining suggestions your entire family will enjoy. It is lavishly illustrated with photographs and drawings showing the various stages of construction. It also includes material and tool lists, and easy-to-follow plans and templates.

Docks and Projects will show you how to:

  • Build a first-class floating dock
  • Fix up your boat so it looks like new
  • Carve a canoe paddle or whittle a willow whistle
  • Make a rope mat and an easy-weave hammock
  • Build four model boats that run
  • Save space with a canoe and sailboard rack or a dockside storage box
  • Build an outdoor shower with a view
  • Make three waterfront whirlgigs
  • Put in a flagpole or a flagstone path
  • Build a classic cottage chair
  • Make an old-fashioned crokinole board

Packed full of nifty suggestion for your cottage, cabin, camp, or beach house, Cottage Life Docks and Projects will earn a permanent place on your bookshelf.

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CONTENTS
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TRADITIONAL COTTAGE CHAIR p 10 DOCKSIDE STORAGE BOX p
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Sailors once used these rustic mats on board A simple system that frees up space and keeps
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