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Title:
Ortho's all about deck & patio upgrades
Author:
Cory, Steve.
Personal Author:
Edition:
All new edition, first edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Bks., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780897214414
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Expert guidance for do-it-yourself upgrades, including seating, railings, outdoor kitchens, lighting, fountains, and built-in storage. Includes 161 step-by-step illustrations.


Table of Contents

Materials and Designp. 4
Designing for Usefulnessp. 6
Designing with Woodp. 8
Designing with Masonryp. 10
Deck and Patio Face-Lifting Makeoversp. 12
Expanding a Deckp. 14
Maintaining, Cleaning, and Refinishing a Deckp. 18
Installing a Sand-Laid Patiop. 20
Maintaining Masonry Finishesp. 24
Railings, Skirts, and Stairsp. 26
Imaginative Railingsp. 28
Railing Basicsp. 30
Four Rail Designsp. 32
Stair Basicsp. 34
Building Large Stairsp. 36
Adding a Skirtp. 38
A Storage Hatchwayp. 40
Overheadsp. 42
Gallery of Overheadsp. 44
Geometric Overheadp. 46
Deck-Side Arborp. 48
Entrance Lanaip. 50
Arched Arborp. 52
Fences and Wallsp. 54
Gallery of Fences and Wallsp. 56
Basic Fence Buildingp. 58
Fence Designsp. 60
Retaining Wallsp. 62
Furniture and Plantersp. 66
Attached Benchesp. 68
Freestanding Benchesp. 70
Outdoor Tablesp. 72
Garden Benchp. 74
Plantersp. 76
Outdoor Amenitiesp. 80
Adding Electrical Servicep. 82
Barbecue Cabinet and Countertopp. 84
For the Birds: Feeders and Housesp. 88
Sandbox and Play Areap. 90
Garden Pondp. 92