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Title:
All decked out-- redwood decks : ideas and plans for contemporary outdoor living
Author:
Skinner, Tina.
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Publication Information:
Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764305108
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Redwood Decks: Ideas and Plans for Contemporary Outdoor Living is absolutely packed with more than 200 big, full-color photographs of fabulous decks from around the country, along with plans and building instructions for do-it-yourselfers. These great deck photos serve as a valuable resource for homeowners shopping around for exciting deck ideas. Here you can find ideas for overcoming problem slopes, incorporating treasured trees, encircling spas, creating conversation pits, and enhancing gardens. It shows how simple additions, such as stylized railings or varied floor patterns, can evoke images of Japanese gardens or colonial elegance. For those who want to undertake their own construction project, there's a cut-out planner along with blueprints and lots of helpful hints to get you started. Redwood Decks is a complete start-up kit for anyone looking for ways to refocus their life in the great outdoors.


Author Notes

Tina Skinner is a professional writer and editor specializing in design and home remodeling books. Her other books include Pure Deck-adence: A Guide to Beautiful Decks and Outdoor Wood Works with Complete Plans for Ten Projects.


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