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Lowe's Complete Patio & Deck Book
Sunset Books
0376009160
July 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
When it’s time to deck out your house, you’re smart to check in first with the patio pundits at the corner of Sunset and Lowe’s. That’s where you’ll find stylish outdoor solutions that fit every size, style, and budget. Lowe’s Complete Patio & Deck Book takes you through the entire process—designing your ideal space; selecting materials; construction and installation; adding decorative or functional elements; plus maintenance and repair. An extensive photo gallery and comprehensive planning guide put you on the path toward expanding the outdoor living spaces of your home. Key Features: - More than 300 step-by-step photos - 30 projects to build, from a simple gravel patio and a basic deck to benches and shade structures - Inspiring ideas and helpful tips


Outdoor Kitchens: Designs for Outdoor Kitchens, Bars, and Dining Areas
Amanda Lecky
1592532039
November 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Outdoor cooking has far surpassed the days of the simply grilling on the patio. Incorporating everything from fully-stocked bars to full-size kitchen appliances in its plans, open-air cooking has soared to new levels of creativity, design, and technique.With Outdoor Kitchens you will be able to personalize the outdoor cooking space that perfectly suits your lifestyle. Superb photography creates a catalog of options, inspiring you to design a space that exactly meets your desires, climate, cooking style, and budget. This book equips you with all the information you need to successfully set up an outdoor kitchen, from tips on choosing the right dˆ©cor to proper equipment selection, allowing you to make all the correct decisions along the way. "

About the Author
Amanda...


Lowe's Complete Landscaping
Oxmoor House
0376009136
Feb 2002
Hardcover
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Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Home Improvement
Manufactured by Black & Decker
1589230434
March 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
From the one and only Black & Decker comes this ultimate guide to outdoor home improvement. With over 150 projects, The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Home Improvement offers something for every reader—the novice do-it-yourselfer and construction expert alike. Its 502 pages are jam-packed with the most precise, detailed and easy to follow how-to information available. Projects include: Cobblestone Fountain Fire Pit Victorian Gazebo Cedar & Copper Fence And many more! Whether you’re looking to build a garden pond or a timber play structure for the kids, The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Home Improvement is for you!

About the Author
The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of best-selling titles in the fields of home repair, home...


Building Patios & Porches
Cy Decosse Inc
0865736987
Apr 1996
Paperback
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About the Author
The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of best-selling titles in the fields of home repair, home improvement, home decor, and landscaping.


Building Barbecues and Outdoor Kitchens
Manufactured by Sunset Books
0376010436
September 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Advice and techniques to create the perfect outdoor cooking center for your home and lifestyle-from a simple grill to an elaborate outdoor kitchen. The meat of the book is fifteen complete barbecue building plans, including simple surrounds for portable grills, smokers, and even fire pits. Whether planning to build-your-own or hire a professional, Building Barbecues has the recipe for a successful project.


Yard and Garden Owners Manual: Your Complete Guide to the Care and Upkeep of Everything Outdoors
Better Homes & Garden Editors
0696217600
January 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Fresh ideas on caring for all aspects of the outdoor areas around a home—from plants and the garden to the deck, patio, and driveway.

Focused on what, when, and how to care for the yard.

Extension-quality information in an easy to use step-by-step format.

Highlights caring for the landscape to create comfortable and low-stress outdoor living.



Building Decks
Cy Decosse Inc
0865737096
Mar 1990
Paperback
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Book Description
- A comprehensive guide to deck building.

About the Author
The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of best-selling titles in the fields of home repair, home improvement, home decor, and landscaping.


Landscape Design and Construction
Black & Decker
0865737274
Feb 1993
Paperback
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About the Author
The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of best-selling titles in the fields of home repair, home improvement, home decor, and landscaping.


Outdoor Projects Collection
Home Planners
0641667361

Paperback
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Exterior Home Repairs & Improvements
Editors of Creative Publishing Internati
0865737452
Mar 2001
Paperback
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Outdoor Kitchens
Ken Sidey (Editor)
0696217562
January 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Detailed plans for outdoor kitchen in a variety of locations.

Color photos provide inspiration on how to apply designs to any setting.

Insights and ideas for the cook, as well as smart tips for the builder.

Coverage of both form and function to help homeowners assess their needs for cooking and storage space.

Special section provides all-time favorite grilling recipes and tips for outdoor cooking from the Better Homes and Gardens experts.



Creative Concrete Ornaments for the Garden: Making Pots, Planters, Birdbaths, Sculpture and More
Sherri Warner Hunter
1579905854
May 2005
Hardcover
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From Booklist
Hunter introduces the fundamentals of concrete within the context of craft, familiarizing novices with the tools, equipment, mixing methods, and safety precautions used with the most common general-purpose cement, Portland Type I. She moves from a brief history to discussions of aggregates such as pea gravel and marble chips to mixing and finishing, woodworking, and metalworking. Starting with the basic mix, readers will find recipes for 21 varieties, and an initial project: casting a simple bowl. Hunter moves on to flexible molds and various core materials used to produce landscape statuary and concrete columns. The basics of cement carving are covered, as are techniques for texturing the surfaces of outdoor chairs and garden sculpture. Each of 25 projects, advancing from beginning to intermediate and advanced, is...


Deck Planner: 120 Outstanding Decks You Can Build
Manufactured by LLC LC Home Planners
1931131015
January 2001
Paperback
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Great Outdoor 2x4 Furniture: 21 Easy Projects to Build
Stevie Henderson
0806973560
March 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Woodworkers will enjoy building these 21 good-looking and functional pieces of outdoor furniture, thanks to easy-to-follow instructions, full-color photos, and detailed drawings. Every project’s attractive, inexpensive, and requires only basic tools and off the shelf lumber to construct.


Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book
David R. Stiles
0395892732
May 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
Tree houses capture the imagination of the child in all of us, and they have never been more popular than they are today. This inspirational yet thoroughly practical guide shows even the most inexperienced weekend carpenter how to design and build a lifetime of memories for the entire family. With more than 200,000 copies of their popular Weekend Project Books sold, David and Jeanie Stiles have become America's First Couple of do-it-yourself woodworking. In Tree Houses You Can Actually Build, they explain basic building procedures through clear, simple instructions and non-technical line drawings that illustrate every step of the project, from the earliest sketches to the final cedar shingle. The authors outline five basic designs that can be adapted to virtually any set of conditions, and throughout the book, they...

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