Trellises & Arbors: Landscape & Design Ideas, Plus Projects

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Creative Homeowner, 2003 - House & Home - 159 pages
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Ideal for privacy as well as decoration, a trellis or arbor provides a framework for growing, displaying, and enjoying ornamental flowering vines and climbing plants. Trellises & Arbors: Plans & Step-by-Step Projects is a photo-packed display of easy-to-build structures that are perfect for today's handy homeowners looking for a great architectural yard or garden detail. Fifteen projects are featured. Four-color photos, detailed illustrations and plans, and clearly written instructions guide the reader through every step involved in building each project. From simple projects-Fan Trellis, Trellis Wall, Tower Trellis-to more complex structures-Gateway Arbor, Trellis Bench, Pergola-there's something for everyone, whether beginners or more-experienced woodworkers. Safety advice; information on tools, techniques, materials, and plants; an array of handsome how-to projects; and an extensive glossary of terms combine to make Trellises & Arbors a compact but information-filled book that will help homeowners bring style, beauty, and focus to their outdoor "rooms."

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Bill Hylton is a well-known writer in the home-improvement field and is widely recognized for his expert advice on woodworking projects.

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