The Fence Bible: How to Plan, Install, and Build Fences and Gates to Meet Every Home Style and Property Need, No Matter what Size Your Yard

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Storey Pub., 2005 - Gardening - 261 pages
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A fence is more than just a barrier. Used in imaginative ways, it can become an architectural feature that blends well with the style of your house, a landscape element that enhances the appearance of your property, or an accent piece that helps define a part of your yard or garden.

In The Fence Bible hands-on home improvement expert Jeff Beneke provides an in-depth, comprehensive how-to encyclopedia that enables homeowners to choose and build the fences and gates that are best for their landscape--both for appearance and function.

Beneke suggests the appropriate types of fence to keep the swimming pool secure, confine the livestock, keep deer away from the garden, or create outdoor living spaces. He then discusses the essentials of proper fence design and provides step-by-step illustrated instructions for planning, building, maintaining, and repairing any style of fence.

Beneke covers every kind of fencing: wood, masonry, and metal, as well as shrubs, hedges, and trees.

Whether you have a tiny urban backyard, a sprawling suburban plot, or a small spread in the country, this book is sure to help you find the perfect fence.

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I am a casual do it yourselfer........and feel that this would be a good reference book to maintain in your collection of How to manuals that could be referred back to for tips and ideas. Read full review

The Fence Bible : How to plan, install, and build fences and gates to meet every home style and property need, no matter what size your yard.

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Another hefty installment in Storey's "Bible" series, this heavily illustrated guide is meant to serve as a one-stop resource for all questions about building fences. It covers a variety of materials ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Jeff Beneke is an avid woodworker, house renovator, gardener, and gourmand who has written more than a dozen home-improvement books, including The Fence Bible, The Complete Deck Book, Build a Kid's Play Yard, and Converting Garages, Attics, and Basements. He lives in Sebastapol, California.

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