Monte Burch's Pole Building Projects: Over 25 Low-Cost Plans

Monte Burch's Pole Building Projects: Over 25 Low-Cost Plans

by Monte Burch


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Whether you’re interested in building a simple wood shed or a two-car garage, a pole building can save you time and money. Stressing the versatility and practicality of pole building construction techniques, Monte Burch offers complete plans and clear step-by-step instructions for building more than 25 structures that include a barbecue shelter, grape arbor, and even a large hay barn. Easily adaptable to your specific needs and landscape, pole buildings require no foundation, limited grading, and few materials. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882668598
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/09/1993
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 536,022
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

A recognized authority on building and woodworking, Monte Burch has worked as a contractor, editor, freelance writer, photographer, and former assistant editor of Workbench Magazine. He is the author of more than sixty books with over a million copies in print, including Monte Burch's Pole Building Projects, Building Small Barns, Sheds & Shelters, and How to Build Small Barns & Outbuildings. He lives in Humansville, Missouri.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1 / Tools

Chapter 2 / Poles

Chapter 3 / Beginning Construction

Chapter 4 / Wall Framing

Chapter 5 / Roof Construction

Chapter 6 / Metal Siding and Roofing

Chapter 7 / Nonmetal Roofing and Wood Siding

Chapter 8 / Finishing Details


For Inspiration: Building Pole Houses and Cabins

Appendix A: Suggested Reading

Appendix B: Resource and Suppliers List


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