Building the Perfect Gazebo: A Complete Step-by-step Guide

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Lark Books, 2004 - House & Home - 160 pages
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From floor to ceiling, this is the guide that will take backyard builders step by step through the entire process of constructing an individualized, impressive gazebo. Every picture-filled chapter hones in on a particular aspect, explaining how to choose the style; pick a site; select materials; lay out the gazebo; erect and install floors and posts; make railings; assemble the roof; and much more. Then, in meticulous detail, the manual follows the building of one gazebo from start to finish. Beautiful photographs showcase a variety of styles, while sidebars feature images of innovative details. You’ll even discover how to meet special challenges, such as fancy frieze boards.
 

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Contents

A Brief History Choosing
ix
H Introduction
xliii
CHAPTER FIVE
9
Installing the Floor
CHAPTER EIGHT
Calculating Rafter Length
Assembling the Roof
Rafter Overhangs
One Gazebo
Metric Conversion
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