Building a Deck

Author: Scott Schuttner
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 9781561584796
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Professional carpenter and deck builder Scott Schuttner provides all the advice you need to plan and build a custom deck. He takes you through the construction step-by-step, from initial sketches to the final details. You'll learn how to construct footings for any climate; install posts, beams, and joists; and lay decking like a pro. Hundreds of clear photos and detailed instructions, along with pro tips and trade secrets, will help you building a beautiful deck that you'll enjoy for years to come" -- back cover.

Building Outdoor Structures

Author: Scott McBride
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Building Outdoor Structures offers practical, easy-to-follow instructions on enhancing any home’s front and backyard with the natural beauty of wood. Starting with the simple uses of wood in landscaping, such as raised beds, author Scott McBride shows the average DIYer how to build retaining walls, arbors, pergolas and 7 other projects, including a gazebo. The book covers everything from choosing materials to building techniques.

Building and Designing Decks

Author: Scott Schuttner
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561583201
Format: PDF, ePub
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Everything you need to design and build attractive, long-lasting decks is inside the covers of Building and Designing Decks. Professional carpenter Scott Schuttner takes you step-by-step, detail by detail, through the entire deck-building process, including how to: Develop your own design ideas and turn them into well-engineered plans, Select the right lumber, fasteners and finishes, Build a framework that's plumb, square and solid, Make planters, stairs and seating, Work efficiently without sacrificing quality. With Schuttner as your guide, you get clear descriptions and detailed drawings to build whatever kind of deck your budget and skill allow-anything from a basic, single-level deck to elaborate, multilevel masterpieces. And to help you get started, a 16-page photo gallery gives you more than 40 inspiring examples of superb deck design.

Building a Shed

Author: Joseph Truini
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561586196
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An illustrated guide to shed construction takes amateur carpenter's on a tour of potting sheds, garden storage sheds, storage barns, lean-to tool lockers, and saltboxes, among other styles, offering step-by-step instructions for building each. Original.

Remodeling a Basement

Author: Roger German
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561586592
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A professional contractor and remodeler shares the depth of his experience in renovating basements, showing readers how to tackle the entire project, from the initial "dirty work" like framing and sheet rock through the rewarding finishing touches. Original.

Decks Complete

Author: Scott Grice
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781621130116
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From simple to advanced, a visual guidebook offers practical advice and instructions to homeowners looking to build or update their deck, including digging footings, framing, attaching posts, installing guards and handrails and building stairs. Original.