Patios and Walkways

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Taunton Press, 2004 - Gardening - 121 pages
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If you're looking for a single source of professional advice so you can build your own patio or walkway, here's the book for you.

As the latest how-to manual in our popular Build Like a Pro series, Patios & Walkways' in-depth reference provides all the details you'll need -- tips, techniques, tools, materials and expert advice -- to create unique patios and walkways designed to enhance your landscape and home.

From base construction techniques to choosing and installing surface materials, it's all here -- detailed instructions from a pro, step-by-step photos, useful sidebars and drawings -- plus inside secrets that will help you get the job done right the first time.

The book is organized in six sections -- each featuring a different project -- and all together they represent virtually anything you'll ever need to know about building patios and walkways.

You can tackle each project exactly as it's presented. Or mix and match design elements and techniques to create your own customized project.

Designed to give you every bit of advice you'll need -- and the flexibility to shape your own outdoor creations -- here's the only book you'll need to build beautiful patios and walkways that capture you own personal touch.


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About the author (2004)

With 32 years of building and designing experience under his belt, author Peter Jeswald knows his subject inside and out. His work has included residential projects as well as medical buildings, a school renovation, retail stores, and restaurants. Jeswald is the author of "Patios & Walkways Idea Book, Basement Ideas that Work," and "How to Build Paths, Steps, ""and""Footbridges." He lives in Conway, Massachusetts.

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