Keep Out!: Build Your Own Backyard Clubhouse

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Storey Publishing, 2013 - House & Home - 223 pages
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With this guide in hand, any family can easily build their own customized backyard playhouse, clubhouse, treehouse, or fort. Charming designs and illustrations make the process fun, and step-by-step instructions ensure success. Lee Mothes covers everything you need to know, whether you have previous building experience or not. You'll love building a clubhouse with your kids, and your kids will love playing in it for years to come!

  

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Keep Out! Build Your Own Backyard Clubhouse

User Review  - Karen Ellis - Book Verdict

Teacher and carpenter Mothes's first book is filled with nostalgic charm. A gallery of possible clubhouses is introduced, all variations on a simple plan. An introduction to basic hand tools is ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
5
Introduction
14
Getting Ready to Build
16
Building a Classic Clubhouse
50
The Advanced Clubhouse
134
Glossary
218
Index
221
Other Storey Titles
224
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

Lee Mothes is an artist and high school art teacher who has fond memories of his own childhood clubhouse. He studied architectural design, worked as a full-time carpenter, taught various hands-on carpentry courses and built many small structures over the years. He lives in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

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