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Trellises & Arbors: Landscape & Design Ideas, Plus Projects

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Trellises & Arbors is a comprehensive guide to building a unique front, side, or backyard arbor or trellis. With 352 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 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, Trellises & Arbors has all the information and direction they'll need. There are 10 projects in all, ranging from a gateway arbor to a trellis bench, pergola, and fan trellis. There's even a photo- and information-packed section on plants to help readers select the perfect one to complete the project.

Synopsis:

Trellises & Arbors

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


Synopsis:

Trellises & Arbors

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

Trellises & Arbors

Table of Contents

DESIGN & PLANTING
Design Guide...6
Trellises...8
Arbors...10
Used as Dividers...12
Used as Entries...14
Used as Focal Points...16
Vertical Landscaping...18
More Uses for Trellises & Arbors...20
Ready-Made Trellises & Arbors...26

Plants For Trellises & Arbors...30
Selecting Plants...31
• Consider Style
• Match Physical Properties
• Accommodate Climbing Style

Planting Vines...33
• Annuals
• Perennials

Winter Care...34
Training & Pruning...35
• Training Techniques
• Time Your Pruning
• Shape the Planting

Vine Directory...36
Climbing & Rambler Roses...42
• Choosing a Rose
• Planting Your Rose
• Pruning and Training • Care

Rose Directory...44

Tools, Techniques & Materials...48
Tools & Techniques...49
• Layout Tools
• Site Tools
• Hand Tools
• Power
• Saws
• Routers and Bits
• Using a Router Safely
• Sandpaper and Sanders
• Clamps
 
Drill-Driver and Bits Materials...55
• Wood
• Lumber Species
• Adhesives
• Wood Finishes

PROJECTS 
Fan Trellis...58
Step-by-Step...60
• 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

Simple Trellises...64
Step-by-Step...66
Contemporary Trellis...66
• Prepare for Assembly
• Add the Remaining Horizontal Strips
• Attach the Remaining Verticals
• Cut Dadoes Into the Headers
• Attach the Headers

Diamond Trellis...69
Double-Diamond Trellis...71

Designer Trellis...72
Step-by-Step...74
• 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) ...78
Trellis Wall...82
Step-by-Step...84
• 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...90
Step-by-Step...92
• 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...98
Step-by-Step...100
• 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...106
Step-by-Step...108
• 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)...114
Modular Arbor...118
Step-by-Step...120
• 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...126
Step-by-Step...128
• 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...142
Step-by-Step...144
• 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)...150

Resource Guide...154

Glossary...156

Credits...157

Index...158


Product Details

ISBN:
9781580110860
Subtitle:
Landscape & Design Ideas, Plus Projects
Author:
Hylton, Bill
Author:
Hylton, William H.
Author:
Hylton, Bill
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Garden structures
Subject:
Furniture making
Subject:
Trellises
Subject:
Arbors
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General
Subject:
General Gardening
Series Volume:
GTR-548
Publication Date:
20021228
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11.00x8.50x.50 in. 1.35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,
Trellises & Arbors

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


"Synopsis" by ,
Trellises & Arbors

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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