Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building: From Arbors to Walkways: 150 DIY Projects

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Over 150 projects and hundreds of instructional photographs combine with informative tips, tricks, and inspiration in the most comprehensive patio and walkway book on the market.

With The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building, adding beautiful, functional patios and walkways to your yard has never been easier. From low-cost footpaths with high curb appeal to expansive, estate-quality decorative concrete patios, this book presents each project with foolproof step-by-step ...

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Overview

Over 150 projects and hundreds of instructional photographs combine with informative tips, tricks, and inspiration in the most comprehensive patio and walkway book on the market.

With The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building, adding beautiful, functional patios and walkways to your yard has never been easier. From low-cost footpaths with high curb appeal to expansive, estate-quality decorative concrete patios, this book presents each project with foolproof step-by-step instructions and gorgeous full-color photographs. You’ll be pointed toward the most current materials, tools, common practices, codes, and construction techniques to help you add value to your home and enjoy your outdoor spaces to their full potential. If you’re looking for more storage, you’ll find complete how-to information for sheds and greenhouses. If you need more living space, you’ll find instructions for patios, decks, and porches. Build play structures to entertain the children; arrange an outdoor cooking area to entertain the adults—whether your existing space needs to be freshened up or your unused space is just waiting to be beautified, this book is a crucial one-stop resource for do-it-yourself homeowners. Complete with detailed planning information and recommendations for tools and materials, The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building has everything the home DIYer needs to improve and enjoy their outdoor living space.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589237759
  • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2012
  • Series: Black & Decker Series
  • Edition description: Second
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 333,378
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Creative Publishing international is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.

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Table of Contents

16

Basic Tools

1812 Power & Rental

1912

2012 Fastener

21

Codes & Court

2212 Mea

2612

2712 Drawing Plans 2811 Wa

3112 Loose-fill Pathway

3212 Stepping Ston

3412 Flagstone Walkway

Mortared Flagstone 39

Concrete Walkw

4212 Simulati

4812 Simulating Brick & Sto

4912 Acid

5212 C

5312 G

5412 Brick P

5612 Bric

5812 Exposed Aggregate P

6212 Tiled Patio 6412 Tiled Step Landi

7011 Fences & Walls

Fence Lines 7812

8112 Poured

8412 Board &

8812 P

9012 Picket Fence

Post & R

9812 Composite

10012 Chain Link

10412 Brick

10812 Brick Arch

11212 Stone & Rail Fence

11612 Framed Tre

11812 Mo

12212 Int

12812 Poured Conc

13212 Dry Stone Wall

13812 Mortared Ston

14212 Stone Moon Windo

14412 Brick Garden Wall

Basic Gates 15212

15612 Trellis Gate 158

Decks 16512 Basic Tech

16612 Construc

16612 Determini

17012 Und

17212 S

Installing a Led

17612 Locating

Digging & Pour

19012 Instal

19512 Installing

19612 Installing Be

20212 Hanging Joists 20

Laying Decking 21212

22212 Instal

23013 Compositie Railin

24213 Glass-panel Railin

24413 Steel Cable Rai

24612 Fasteners &a

24812 Se

Ground-level Wal

26412 Casual Cur

27212 Wraparound

27812 Low-profile Dec

28612 Platform Deck 294

Multi-level Deck 29811 Por

30912 Planning & Design

31012 Anatomy of a P

31112 Step-by-Step

31412 Basic T

31612 Attachi

31612 Instal

320

Installing Porch Floors 32212 Insta

3

Installing Sheathing &am

32812 Install

33012 Wrapping Posts & Be

33212 Finishing the

33412 Insta

33612

Building Railings 33812 Porch Screen

Porch Screen Kit 34411

35312 Ba

35412 Anato

35512 Building Foundations 356

Wooden Skid Foundation

35613 Concrete Sla

35813 Conc

36113 Con

36312 Framing

Floor Framing 367

Wall Framing 36913 Roo

37312 Roofing 377

Fascia & Sheathing 37713

Asphalt Shingles 38013 Metal R

38213 Cedar Shingles 38

Siding &

38613 Plywood

38613 Trim

Doors & W

38813 P

388

Simple Storage Shed 3

Lean-to Tool Bin

40212 Service Shed

Kit Sheds 42212

4

A-Frame

44611 Accessor

453

Children's Play Structure

45412 Tree House 464

A-Frame Swing Set

Raised Garden Bed 478

Fire Pit 48012 Outdo

48412 Brick Barbecue 49212 Garde

49612 Free

50212 Backyard Putting Green 50612 Arbo

51212 Classical Pergol

51401 Convers

52201 Resou

52301 Photograph

52301 Index 524

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