Deck Designs: Decks, Pergolas, Railings, Planters, Benches

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Creative Homeowner, 2006 - House & Home - 223 pages
For homeowners, one of the most challenging aspects of building a deck is choosing a design that works both functionally and aesthetically. Deck Designs, an updated and expanded edition of Creative Homeowner's leading deck book, offers a comprehensive guide to planning and choosing a deck that enhances the home while also serving the family's needs.

The first part of the book covers topics such as how to decide on a design, tips on identifying uses for the structure, and common building themes and variations. Part 2 offers readers some of the best designs from four of the top deck builders in the country. Featuring 31 professionally-built structures, more than 280 full-color photographs and illustrations, Deck Designs provides countless ideas for creating these beautiful additions. Amenities like overhead structures, railings, benches, and planters are also detailed, making this book a complete, one-stop resource for planning and choosing a new or remodeled deck.

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This lovely book of sample deck designs by Cory (Decks: Planning, Designing, Building ) has enough variety to meet most needs and desires. Pulling from the creativity of four regional designers, the ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Steve Cory is a builder, remodeler, and highly acclaimed DIY author. He has written and edited dozens of home improvement books for major publishers, including Affordable Kitchen Upgrades , Affordable Bathroom Upgrades, Deck Designs, 3rd Edition , and Ultimate Guide: Porches .

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