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Ultimate Guide to Fences, Arbors & Trellises: Plan, Design, Build

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The Ultimate Guide to Fences, Trellises, and Arbors provides detailed information on designing and building fences, gates, trellises, and arbors. In addition to coverage of basic construction techniques, fence layout, and fitting the fence, trellis, or arbor to the requirements of the yard, the book details the building of a variety of fence types as well as distinctive trellis and arbor designs. Step-by-step photographs guide the reader through the design and construction processes. Dozens of photographs of fences, gates, arbors, and trellises inspire the reader to enhance his or her landscape through the use of these structures. Projects range from those any weekend home improver can master to those best suited to the experienced carpenter.

Synopsis:

The Ultimate Guide to Fences, Trellises, and Arbors provides detailed information on designing and building fences, gates, trellises, and arbors. In addition to coverage of basic construction techniques, the book covers the building of a variety of fence types as well as distinctive trellis and arbor designs.

Synopsis:

Over 825 photos and illustrations to help you design and build functional and beautiful fences, arbors, and trellises.

- Step-by-step building guides that cover all phases of construction and repair - Tips for selecting the best materials to help make your project a success - Wood, vinyl, and metal fences; 7 distinctive trellises and 3 custom arbors you can build

The tools and materials you will need

Distinctive designs to enhance your yard

Building tips to speed the work

Table of Contents

Introduction
Guide to Skill Level
 
Chapter 1: Site Planning
Design Options
Drainage Problems
Codes and Ordinances
Making a Site Plan
 
Chapter 2: Tools & Materials for Fences
Layout and Excavation
Construction Tools
Power Tools and Safety Equipment
Specialty Tools and Techniques
Fasteners
Posts
Lumber
 
Chapter 3: Fence Designs
Post-and-Rail Fences
Stepped Fences
Contour Fences
Curved Fences
 
Chapter 4: Wood Fences
Setting Posts
Post Foundations
Notching Posts
Customizing Posts
Dealing with Obstructions
Picket Fence Styles
Installing a Picket Fence
Vertical-Board Fences
Lattice-and-Board Fences
Installing a Rustic Fence
Horizontal-Board Fences
 
Chapter 5: Metal Fences
Chain-link Fences
Installing a Chain-link Fence
Wood-and-Wire Fences
Ornamental Metal Fences
Installing Ornamental Metal Fences
 
Chapter 6: Vinyl Fences
Vinyl Fencing
Vinyl Fence Parts
Vinyl Fence Styles
Installing a Vinyl Fence
 
Chapter 7: Specialty Fences
Special-Use Fences
Pet Fences
Installing a Pet Fence
Installing a Livestock Fence
 
Chapter 8: Gates
Gate Design
Gate Hardware
Gate Latches
Building a Gate Frame
Building a Solid-Board Gate
Building a Lattice-and-Panel Gate
Installing a Gate
 
Chapter 9: Finishing & Repairs
Finishing Options
Applying Finishes
Straightening a Fence Post
Repairing Posts
Unracking a Gate
Restoring a Painted Fence & Gate
 
Chapter 10: Trellises & Arbors Design Guide
Trellises
Arbors
Used as Dividers
Used as Entries
Used as Focal Points
Vertical Landscaping
 
Chapter 11: Tools & Materials For Trellises & Arbors
Power Saws
Routers and Bits
Clamps
Drills and Bits
Lumber
Sanders
Adhesives and Finishes
 
Chapter 12: Trellis Projects
Fan Trellis
Contemporary Trellis
Designer Trellis
Trellis Wall
Tower Trellis
Trellis Bench
Modular Corner Trellis
Pre-Built Trellises
Wall-Mounted Trellises
 
Chapter 13: Arbor Projects
Modular Arbor
Gateway Arbor
Grape Arbor
Arbor Designs
Pre-Built Arbors
 
Chapter 14: Plants for Trellises & Arbors
Selecting Plants
Winter Care
Training and Pruning
Vine Directory
Climbing and Rambler Roses
Rose Directory
 
Resource Guide
Glossary
Index
Photo Credits

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580113908
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Manufactured by:
Creative Homeowner Press
Manufactured:
Creative Homeowner Press
Editor:
Creative Homeowner Press
Author:
Creative Homeowner Press
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - General
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General
Subject:
Trellises
Subject:
Fences
Subject:
Fences -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Arbors -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Fence
Subject:
Arbor
Subject:
Trellis
Subject:
Home Construction-Outdoor Structures
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Ultimate Guide To...
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10.90x8.59x.71 in. 2.35 lbs.

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The Ultimate Guide to Fences, Trellises, and Arbors provides detailed information on designing and building fences, gates, trellises, and arbors. In addition to coverage of basic construction techniques, the book covers the building of a variety of fence types as well as distinctive trellis and arbor designs.
"Synopsis" by ,

Over 825 photos and illustrations to help you design and build functional and beautiful fences, arbors, and trellises.

- Step-by-step building guides that cover all phases of construction and repair - Tips for selecting the best materials to help make your project a success - Wood, vinyl, and metal fences; 7 distinctive trellises and 3 custom arbors you can build

The tools and materials you will need

Distinctive designs to enhance your yard

Building tips to speed the work

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