Deck Designs, All New 4th Edition: Great Design Ideas from Top Deck Builders

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Deck Designs, 4th Edition, shows readers the latest design trends and materials in deck building. Following the format of the previous editions of the best-selling Deck Designs, the all-new edition features the work of five new deck designers whose work represents five different regions of the country. Created for both the do-it-yourselfer and the those who wish to work with a professional to achieve the ideal deck, Deck Designs,4th Edition, is divided into two main sections. The first provides ...

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Overview

Deck Designs, 4th Edition, shows readers the latest design trends and materials in deck building. Following the format of the previous editions of the best-selling Deck Designs, the all-new edition features the work of five new deck designers whose work represents five different regions of the country. Created for both the do-it-yourselfer and the those who wish to work with a professional to achieve the ideal deck, Deck Designs,4th Edition, is divided into two main sections. The first provides basic design instruction on building a deck, including information on the new generation of deck materials, dealing with problem locations, creating shade and wind screens, and adding distinctive details. The second part of the book takes an in-depth look at the work of five of the country's most successful deck builders. Through drawings and photos of actual custom deck projects readers will obtain first-hand information on what went into these truly unique projects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580117166
  • Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2014
  • Series: Home Improvement
  • Edition description: Fourth
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Cory is a deck builder, remodeler, and author. His books include the first three editions of Deck Designs as well the Creative Homeowner title Ultimate Guide: Decks--Plan, Design, Build, among others. He lives and works in Chicago.

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Table of Contents


 

Introduction

Part 1: Designing Your Deck

 - Make It Easy on the Eyes

 - Make It Easy to Use

 - The Outdoor Room Approach

 - How It’s Put Together

 - The Right Materials

 - Working with a Designer and Builder

Part 2: Great Decks by Great Builders

(For all the pros, give a short bio; show special techniques and materials; and present five to seven decks)

Pro #1 (Gus De la Cruz, New Jersey)

Pro #2 (Joel Boyer, Illinois)

Pro #3 (Jamie Turrentine, Texas)

Pro #4 (Ivan Arana, Maryland

Pro #5 (Barry Street, Colorado)

Resource Guide

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