Outdoor Projects: Step-By-Step

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Globe Pequot, 2003 - House & Home - 206 pages
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Build a variety of useful and attractive objects-using stone, brick, wood, and water-to enhance your yard and garden. Step-by-step instructions, accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs, help even the most novice reader successfully complete a wide range of exciting projects, including:
-Stone Steps
- Koi Ponds
- Bamboo Fountain
- Traditional Sundial
- Bent Wood Arch
- Formal Garden Table
- And much more

Each project is accompanied by information about which tools to use, exactly what materials are required, an estimate of how long it will take to complete, and how involved the project is, as well as handy tips and time-saving techniques. In addition, the book features a comprehensive chapter on planning and design. Outdoor projects are made simple, easy, and fun with this spectacular step-by-step guide. It is a must-have for every do-it-yourself outdoor enthusiast.

 

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Contents

Introduction
12
Tools Tips Techniques i8 Cleft stone paving pathway
44
Stone steps 28 Formal garden table
52
Tools Tips Techniques 64 Pot fountain feature
94
Formal fountain pool 74 Flowing barrel
102
13 Garden storage bench
134
Tools Tips Techniques 1 16 Brickpaved path
142
Circular planter 126 Traditional sundiol
150
W G O D 15 8
180
Tools Tips Techniques 162 Trellis arbor
188
Rustic screen 172 Treehouse
198
Photographic credits acknowledgments
206
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About the author (2003)

Penny Swift and Janek Szymanowski are avid do-it-yourself enthusiasts.

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