Synopses & Reviews
The common backyard swingset or treehouse or jungle-gym will never go away, but today’s recreational landscape is also likely to have a full-featured sports court, a putting green, an outdoor kitchen for grown-up entertaining, or a board-game gazebo where the adults play bridge or mahjongg. Here, in one comprehensive book, are more than 25 complete DIY projects to create play spaces for family members of all ages—toddlers to old-timers. Also includes a detailed appendix giving rules and dimensions for all the popular lawn games, such as badminton and croquet. This is an ideal book for consumers traveling less and recreating at home more.
Smith, Eric W. The Complete Guide to Backyard Recreation Projects. Creative Pub: Quayside. (Black & Decker). 2010. 240p. illus. index. ISBN 9781589235182. pap. $24.99. DIY
Home improvement editor Smith includes notable projects such as a large skateboard ramp, an obstacle course, and an ice-skating rink; other projects deal with packaged kits or plans. - Library Journal, Sept. 1, 2010
Here, in one comprehensive book, are more than 25 complete DIY projects to create outdoor play spaces for family members of all ages--toddlers to old-timers.
About the Author
Eric Smith has worked for many years as a Home Improvement editor. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.