Ultimate Guide to Yard and Garden Sheds: Plan, Design, Build

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Creative Homeowner, 2006 - House & Home - 207 pages
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Storage and garden sheds can add value to any property. Ultimate Guide to Yard and Garden Sheds helps readers make the decisions necessary to obtain maximum value from a new shed. The book covers general principles of selecting a shed style and picking a site for the building. Inspirational photo galleries display the many types of sheds available today. The construction of five different styles of sheds-gable-end potting shed, attached tool shed, gambrel yard shed, salt-box garden/tractor shed, and shed/studio kit-are explained in full detail, step by step. Readers will learn key construction techniques, including how to build and install foundations, floors, walls, roofs, doors, windows, and accessories through easy-to-follow photo sequences. Ultimate Guide to Yard and Garden Sheds is a valuable resource for anyone planning on building a shed or having one installed on a property.

Over 450 photos that lead readers through the selection and building processes

Step-by-step coverage of the construction of five popular shed designs

Complete guide to the types of sheds available

Tips for adding storage systems and other accessories

Building information that is geared to both the novice do-it-yourselfer and professional builder

To date, over 250,000 Creative Homeowner books sold on the topic of shed-building

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A shed is perfect structure for added storage, workshops, or living space, and Wagner, who has written many books on building constructions, supplies expert instruction on building one. But while the ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

John D. Wagner has been involved with the construction trade for over 20 years. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including Journal of Light Construction, Builder, and Today’s Homeowner. Wagner is the author of three other Creative Homeowner books: House Framing; Drywall: Pro Tips for Hanging & Finishing; and Barns, Sheds and Outbuildings. He lives in Montpelier, Vermont.

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