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Backyard building : treehouses, sheds, arbors, gates and other garden projects (Countryman know how)

by Stiles, Jeanie, 1944-

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"Backyard Building will cover backyard accessories, the fundamentals of tools and materials, and useful tips based on real-life questions from the couple's popular website. Its unique style, with hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way, stands... Full description

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Summary: "Backyard Building will cover backyard accessories, the fundamentals of tools and materials, and useful tips based on real-life questions from the couple's popular website. Its unique style, with hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way, stands out from the crowd. The clear, detailed drawings are not only easy to follow but a pleasure to look at; they are supplemented by irresistible color photographs."--Provided by publisher.
Popular building authors Jeanie and David Stiles -- whose treehouse once garnered a spread in Architectural Digest -- have gathered dozens of original plans for treehouses, playhouses, and sheds, as well as a summer house, tea house, garden arbor, and functional workroom. Hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way and are supplemented by color photographs.
Physical Description: 253 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
ISBN: 1581572387
9781581572384
Author Notes: DAVID AND JEANIE STILES have written a total of twenty-three books on woodworking projects which have sold over half a million copies. Their work has appeared in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Better Homes & Gardens, Country Living, and The New York Times. Television appearances include HGTV, the Discovery Channel, and The Today Show, on which they built a treehouse in three hours. They live in New York City and East Hampton, New York.
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