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Garden Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide

Garden Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide

by David Stiles, Jeanie Stiles
     
 

Enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors from your own garden retreat.

Garden retreats, from simple benches to elegant gazebos, are perfect for entertaining, meditating, or just enjoying the sights and sounds of your own backyard. And with step-by-step, illustrated instructions from experienced designers and builders David and Jeanie Stiles, you can build your

Overview


Enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors from your own garden retreat.

Garden retreats, from simple benches to elegant gazebos, are perfect for entertaining, meditating, or just enjoying the sights and sounds of your own backyard. And with step-by-step, illustrated instructions from experienced designers and builders David and Jeanie Stiles, you can build your own garden project quickly and successfully. This complete workbook contains 22 unique, easy-to-build garden structures, including:

-- Rose Arbor

-- Pergola

-- Shade Pavilion

-- Rustic Cedar Gazebo

-- Classic Garden Shed

-- Child's Garden Retreat

-- Garden Shower

-- Garden Table and Bench

-- Covered Doorway

-- Hexagonal Garden House

-- Deck with Bench and Swing

-- Fanciful Garden Kiosk

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580171496
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author


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 Americaís 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 Americaís 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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