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Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors is a comprehensive guide to building a unique front, side, or backyard arbor or trellis. With over 350 color photos, elaborate step-by-step sequence shots, builder's tips, and complete material and cutting lists for every project, this is a must-have manual for the beginning or intermediate do-it-yourselfer looking to take on an outdoor landscape piece. Whether readers are complementing a garden in the backyard or trying to accentuate a walkway, Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors has all the information and direction they will need. There are 10 projects in all, ranging from a gateway arbor to a trellis bench, modular arbor, and fan trellis. There is even a photo- and information-packed section on plants to help readers select the perfect one to complete the project.

Synopsis:

Features inspiring photos, planning advice, design ideas, plant information, and 10 step-by-step trellis projects. 352 photographs and 80 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors is an all-inclusive guide for anyone searching for the perfect accent to their yard or garden—from beautiful design ideas to detailed building plans to advice on choosing the correct plant.

• Over 380 full-color photographs

• Descriptions and photos of more than 40 plants

• More than 80 step-by-step how-to illustrations

About the Author

Bill Hylton is a well-known writer in the home-improvement field and is widely recognized for his expert advice on woodworking projects.

Table of Contents

PROJECTS
 
Fan Trellis
Step-by-Step
• Cut the Trellis Parts
• Bolt the Strips Together
• Clamp the Strips to the Workbench
• Attach Ribs to the Center Strip
• Fasten Strips to the Top Rib
• Trim the Ribs
• Install the Trellis

Contemporary Trellises
Step-by-Step
Simple Trellis
• Prepare for Assembly
• Add the Remaining Horizontal Strips
• Attach the Remaining Verticals
• Cut Dadoes Into the Headers
• Attach the Headers

Diamond Trellis
Double-Diamond Trellis

Designer Trellis
Step-by-Step
• Make the Top and Bottom Templates
• Shape the Frame Top and Bottom
• Prepare Top Piece for Lattice
• Make the Frame Sides
• Assemble the Trellis Frame
• Cut the Lattice Strips
• Fit the Horizontal Strips
• Fit the Vertical Strips

More Wall-Mounted
Trellis Ideas (Photo Gallery)
 
Trellis Wall
Step-by-Step
• Rip Stock into Strips
• Shape Ends of Strips
• Attach the Bottom Horizontal Strip
• Install Remaining Horizontal Strips
• Attach the First Vertical Strip
• Install Remaining Vertical Strips
• Cut the “Windows”
• Make the Corner Brackets
• Install the Brackets
• Trellis Wall On Freestanding Posts

Tower Trellis
Step-by-Step
• Rip the Frame and Lattice Stock
• Crosscut the Framing Strips
• Assemble the First Tapered Frame
• Cut and Attach Horizontal Lattice
• Assemble the Second Tapered Lattice
• Join Frames to Form Tower
• Cut and Attach Remaining Lattice Strips
• Cut and Install the Vertical lattice Strips
• Install the Weavers
• Make the Cap
• Make the Tower Stand

Trellis Bench
Step-by-Step
• Construct Post-and-Beam Assemblies
• Cut the Seat Frame Parts
• Assemble the Seat Frame
• Attach the Seat Frame to Post-and-Beam Assemblies
• Attach the Seat and Backrest Boards
• Cut the Side Lattices
• Assemble Side Lattices
• Mount the Side Lattices
• Mount the Trellis Roof

Modular Corner Trellis
Step-by-Step
• Cut and Prepare the Frame Pieces
• Cut Lattice Pieces
• Cut Latticework Gauges
• Assemble the Latticework
• Mount Lattice into Frame
• Cut the Posts
• Cut the Brackets
• Join Lattice Modules to the Post
• Install Rails and Brackets
• Trim the Post Tops
• Install the Trellis Outdoors

More Stand-Alone Trellis & Arbor Ideas (Photo Gallery)
 
Modular Arbor
Step-by-Step
• Cut the Framed Lattice Panels
• Assemble the Lattice
• Put the Lattice in the Frames
• Cut the Arbor Parts
• Make the Bottom Rail Template
• Make the Roof Beam Template
• Make the Roof Crosspiece Template
• Shape the Bottom Rails
• Install Dowels in the Rails
• Assemble the Sides
• Shape the Beams
• Join the Beams to the Sides
• Shape and Install the Roof Crosspieces

Gateway Arbor
Step-by-Step
• Cut the Arch Segments
• Test-Fit Arch Blanks
• Glue Up Arch Blanks
• Clamp Arch Blanks
• Lay Out the Arch Template
• Cut the Template Arcs
• Cut the Mortise Opening
• Cut Out Arches
• Make the Two Arches
• Make the Rungs
• Assemble the Arches
• Cut Joinery in Post Boards
• Assemble the Posts
• Make the Box Beams
• Assemble the Posts and Beams
• Make the Rails and Posts
• Assemble and Mount the Rails and Pales
• Make and Apply the Moldings
• Lay Out and Dig the Postholes
• Set Up the Side Assemblies
• Make the Mortising Template
• Mortise the Arches
• Make the Loose Tenons
• Mortise the Side Assemblies
• Cut the Gate Parts
• Shape the Top Rail
• Make the Tenoning Template
• Groove the Rails
• Rout Tenons on Stiles and Slats
• Glue Up the Gate Make the Jambs
• Hang the Gate
• Install the Baseboards

Grape Arbor
Step-by-Step
• Locate the Corner Posts
• Establish Posthole Centers
• Dig the Postholes
• Set and Brace the Corner Posts
• Set the Intermediate Posts
• Anchor Posts in Concrete
• Trim Post Tops
• Cut and Install the Rafters
• Install Roof Cross Strips
• Install Roof Long Strips
• Install Side Horizontal Strips
• Install Side Vertical Strips

 

More Large Arbor Ideas
(Photo Gallery).

 

Appendix I: TOOLS, TECHNIQUES & MATERIALS
Tools & Techniques
• Layout Tools
• Site Tools
• Hand Tools
• Power
• Saws
• Routers and Bits
• Using a Router Safely
• Sandpaper and Sanders
• Clamps
• Drill-Driver and Bits
 
Materials
• Wood
• Lumber Species
• Adhesives
• Wood Finishes
 
Appendix I: DESIGN & PLANTING
Design Guide
• Trellises
• Arbors
• Used as Dividers
• Used as Entries
• Used as Focal Points
• Vertical Landscaping
• More Uses for Trellises & Arbors
• Ready-Made Trellises & Arbors

Plants For Trellises & Arbors
• Selecting Plants
• Consider Style
• Match Physical Properties
• Accommodate Climbing Style

Planting Vines
• Annuals
• Perennials

Winter Care
• Training & Pruning
• Training Techniques
• Time Your Pruning
• Shape the Planting
 
Vine Directory
 
Climbing & Rambler Roses
• Choosing a Rose
• Planting Your Rose
• Pruning and Training • Care

Rose Directory

Resource Guide

Glossary

Index
 
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580117159
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Subject:
Home Construction-Carpentry
Author:
Hylton, Bill
Author:
Chiarelli, Donna
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Edition Description:
New edition
Series:
Home Improvement
Publication Date:
20150231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
432
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.37 in 1.25 lb

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Features inspiring photos, planning advice, design ideas, plant information, and 10 step-by-step trellis projects. 352 photographs and 80 illustrations.

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Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors is an all-inclusive guide for anyone searching for the perfect accent to their yard or garden—from beautiful design ideas to detailed building plans to advice on choosing the correct plant.

• Over 380 full-color photographs

• Descriptions and photos of more than 40 plants

• More than 80 step-by-step how-to illustrations

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