This homeowner’s guide shows you how to build 35 useful and attractive outdoor features to enhance your yard and garden. Complete Book of Outdoor DIY Projects is the ultimate resource for constructing a wide variety of professional-looking, stylish structures, using stone, brick, wood or water. With step-by-step instructions and clear color photographs, all you need is basic equipment and easy-to-learn skills. Projects include stone paths, garden archways, Japanese stone gardens and bamboo fountains, raised and free standing brick planters, pavers, decorative screen walls, rustic benches, and much more. Each project is accompanied by detailed information on which tools to use, exactly what materials are required, how long it will take to make, and the level of difficulty involved, along with handy tips and time-saving techniques.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Penny Swift is a well-known journalist and author of more than 40 books, specializing in decor and home improvement. Penny is a DIY and how-to specialist whose topics range from bricks-and-mortar and stonework to welding and woodwork. She also writes on decks and patios, swimming pools, water gardens and features, decorating and interiors, and owner building.
Janek Szymanowski is a professional photographer specializing in architectural images, as well as interior design and gardens. Janek not only illustrates the books written by his wife Penny Swift and other authors, but also has considerable experience doing the things he photographs, including welding, woodwork, and basic building.