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Deck Designs: Great Design Ideas from Top Deck Designers, All New 3rd Edition

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Deck Designs, 3rd Edition shows readers the latest design trends and materials in deck building. Following the format of the best-selling Deck Designs, the all-new edition features the work of four new deck designers whose work represents four 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, 3rd Edition is divided into two main sections. The first provides basic design instruction on ...

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Overview

Deck Designs, 3rd Edition shows readers the latest design trends and materials in deck building. Following the format of the best-selling Deck Designs, the all-new edition features the work of four new deck designers whose work represents four 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, 3rd 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 four 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: 9781580114332
  • Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Series: Home Improvement Series
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 492,638
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Steve Cory is a deck builder, remodeler, and author. His books include the first edition of Deck Designs as well the Creative Homeowner title Decks: Plan, Design, Build. He lives and works in Chicago.
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Table of Contents


Introduction
 
Part 1: Designing Your Deck
The Design Process
Sitting Pretty
Designing Outdoor Rooms
Understanding the Parts
Protecting Your Deck
Decking Materials
 
Part 2: Meet the Builders
 
Decksouth: John Lea
Open to the World
Second-Story Deck with Gently Bowed Front
Nosing Into the Yard
Three Elegant Rooms
Upstairs Deck with a Couple of Twists
Long and Tall
 
Fine Decks, Inc.: Clemens Jellema
Deck Plus Island
Low and Sleek
A Balcony and Entry-Porch Combo
A Restful Retreat
A Deck with Wings
Tall and Neat
Making the Most of a Small Space
Finishing Touches
 
Deck Builders Inc.: Kim Katwijk
A Big Deck with a Big View
Stylish Entry
Double Curved
Floating Platforms
Keyhole Shape
A Deck Plus a Sunken Lounge
Curved Decking
 
Classic Designs, Inc.: Shawn Miller
Sheltered or Open
A Cheery Rambler
A Redwood Beauty
Barbecue Counter
A Two-Level Deck
Dressing Up Composite Decking
Wood and Stone Veranda
 
Resource Guide
Glossary
Index
Photo Credits
Metric Equivalents
 
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