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Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide

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Deep in the woods or right in the backyard, take refuge and enjoy the natural world in your own rustic retreat.

Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers — the woodland hideaway you'vew dreamed of is in these pages. From an elegant water gazebo to a traditional tipi, you'll find it in Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Youself Guide.

Experienced designers and builders, David and Jeanie Stiles offer illustrated, step-by-step instructions for more than 20 low-cost, sturdy, beautiful outdoor structures, including:

* Garden Pavilion

* Grape Arbor

* Hillside Hut

* Sauna Hut

* Water Gazebo

* Triangular Tree House

* Log Cabin

* Wigwam

* River Raft

* Yurt

This complete workbook also contains sections on basic building techniques, essential tools, joints and joining methods, and safety concerns, plus directions for building all types of windows, skylights, doors, roofs, latches, and locks.

Synopsis:

Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers - the woodland hideaway youve dreamed of is in these pages! Whether you long for an elegant water gazebo, a luxurious sauna hut, or a traditional tipi, youll find illustrated, step-by-step instructions to help you build it yourself. Rustic Retreats includes more than 20 low-cost, sturdy, beautiful outdoor projects, including a garden pavilion, a grape arbor, a triangular tree hut, a log cabin, a wigwam, a river raft, and an Adirondack lean-to.

Synopsis:

Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers--the woodland hideaway you've dreamed of is in these pages. From an elegant water gazebo to a traditional tipi, all can be found in RUSTIC RETREATS. The authors, who are experienced designers and builders, offer illustrated, step-by-step instructions for more than 20 low-cost, sturdy, beautiful outdoor structures.

About the Author

Together with husband David, collectively known as Americaís First Couple of Do-It-Yourself Building Projects. Jeanie Stiles has written 13 books on woodworking, which include Storey's Garden Retreats and the popular Rustic Retreats. Combined, these 13 books have sold nearly 300,000 copies. Additionally, Jeanie's articles have appeared in publications such as Better Homes and Gardens, House Beautiful, Country Living, Cottage Life, and the New York Times Magazine.
David Stiles earned a bachelor degree in industrial design from Pratt Institute, and is a designer, builder, architectural renderer, and writer and illustrator. Together with wife Jeanie, collectively known as Americaís First Couple of Do-It-Yourself Building Projects. David has written 13 books on woodworking, which include Storey's Garden Retreats and the popular Rustic Retreats. Combined, these 13 books have sold nearly 300,000 copies. Additionally, David's articles have appeared in publications such as Better Homes and Gardens, House Beautiful, Country Living, Cottage Life, and the New York Times Magazine. He is a member of the Friends of the Society of Illustrators.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Some Essentials

2. Basic Building Techniques

3. Garden Retreats

4. On the Ground

5. On the Water

6. In the Trees

7. Primitive Native Shelters

8. Little Houses

9. A Special Place

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170352
Subtitle:
A Build-It-Yourself Guide
Author:
Stiles, David R.
Author:
Stiles, David
Author:
Stiles, Jeanie
Author:
Stiles, David R.
Author:
Stiles, Jeanie Trusty
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Country homes
Subject:
House construction -- Amateurs' manuals.
Subject:
Second homes -- Design and construction -- Amateurs' manuals.
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Technology-Construction - General
Subject:
Second homes - Design and construction -
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself/Carpentry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980107
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.44 in 1 lb

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Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers - the woodland hideaway youve dreamed of is in these pages! Whether you long for an elegant water gazebo, a luxurious sauna hut, or a traditional tipi, youll find illustrated, step-by-step instructions to help you build it yourself. Rustic Retreats includes more than 20 low-cost, sturdy, beautiful outdoor projects, including a garden pavilion, a grape arbor, a triangular tree hut, a log cabin, a wigwam, a river raft, and an Adirondack lean-to.

"Synopsis" by , Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers--the woodland hideaway you've dreamed of is in these pages. From an elegant water gazebo to a traditional tipi, all can be found in RUSTIC RETREATS. The authors, who are experienced designers and builders, offer illustrated, step-by-step instructions for more than 20 low-cost, sturdy, beautiful outdoor structures.
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