Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide

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Storey Books, 1998 - House & Home - 153 pages
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Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers – the woodland hideaway you’ve dreamed of is in these pages!Whether you long for an elegant water gazebo, a luxurious sauna hut, or a traditional tipi, you’ll find illustrated, step-by-step instructions to help you build it yourself.Rustic Retreats includes more than 20 low-cost, sturdy, beautiful outdoor projects, including a garden pavilion, a grape arbor, a triangular tree hut, a log cabin, a wigwam, a river raft, and an Adirondack lean-to.

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This book is great for outdoorspeople who want a unique retreat thats they can build themselves.From a teepee yurtwigwam to a small log cabin and even a treehousethis book has it all.In addition to ... Read full review

Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide

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The Stileses, authors of a number of do-it-yourself books such as Jeanie's Kids' Furniture You Can Build (LJ 12/96) and David's Sheds (LJ 4/93), have created a unique build-it-yourself book based on ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

David Stiles earned a bachelor degree in industrial design from Pratt Institute, and is a designer, builder, architectural renderer, and writer and illustrator. Together with wife Jeanie, collectively known as Americas First Couple of Do-It-Yourself Building Projects. David has written 13 books on woodworking, which include Storey's Garden Retreats and the popular Rustic Retreats. Combined, these 13 books have sold nearly 300,000 copies. Additionally, David's articles have appeared in publications such as Better Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, Country Living, Cottage Life, and the New York Times Magazine. He is a member of the Friends of the Society of Illustrators.

Together with husband David, collectively known as Americas First Couple of Do-It-Yourself Building Projects. Jeanie Stiles has written 13 books on woodworking, which include Storey's Garden Retreats and the popular Rustic Retreats. Combined, these 13 books have sold nearly 300,000 copies. Additionally, Jeanie's articles have appeared in publications such as Better Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, Country Living, Cottage Life, and the New York Times Magazine.

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