Black Decker Complete Guide to Patios 3rd Edition

Whether you prefer more traditional materials--interlocking blocks and pavers, poured concrete, flagstone, loose gravel and mulch--or you want to be on the cutting edge of the industry with new artificial pavers, geogrid synthetics, and ...

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1610589858

Category: House & Home

Page: 240

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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Patios gets a fresh update with the latest products, even more projects, and all-new photos. With all of the DIY-friendly products for backyard building available today, the only reason not to build your own patio or walkway is that you don’t know how. That’s about to change. In Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Patios (3rd Edition), the expert editors of Cool Springs Press arm you with thorough, comprehensive information for virtually any patio or walkway undertaking you can think of. An extensive materials and design section helps you wrap your head around all the upfront planning, and the over 30 step-by-step patio, walkway, and landscape projects within are illustrated with detailed, brand-new photographs to guide your progress along the way. Whether you prefer more traditional materials—interlocking blocks and pavers, poured concrete, flagstone, loose gravel and mulch—or you want to be on the cutting edge of the industry with new artificial pavers, geogrid synthetics, and pervious concrete, we’ve diligently updated this guide to include it all. Finished with a new ending chapter that shows you how to fully customize your DIY patio or walkway, the inspiration inside Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Patios perfectly aligns with all the needs of today’s do-it-yourself homeowner.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Patios Walkways

This book offers readers the most popular patio and walkway designs complete with step-by-step, full-color photo instructions.

Author: Editors of CPi

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1616733330

Category: House & Home

Page: 256

View: 552

This book offers readers the most popular patio and walkway designs complete with step-by-step, full-color photo instructions. The projects are affordable yet on-trend and highly valuable, as they increase house value and living space. With hundreds of styles of brick and stone now available, it's never been easier to build a dream patio—saving thousands of dollars in the process.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Masonry Stonework

"Includes traditional techniques for laying concrete, as well as new materials and techniques, such as tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for colored concrete slabs,and important green paving options, such as rain garden arroyos and ...

Author: Black & Decker Corporation (Towson, Md.)

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 1589235207

Category: House & Home

Page: 320

View: 445

"Includes traditional techniques for laying concrete, as well as new materials and techniques, such as tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for colored concrete slabs,and important green paving options, such as rain garden arroyos and permeable pavers"--Provided by publisher.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects

You can build a sustainable, low-cost yard with the most efficient, cost-effective methods and products with the help of this book.

Author: Kristen Hampshire

Publisher: Creative Publishing international

ISBN: 1610590090

Category: House & Home

Page: 240

View: 279

The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects is a hardworking, comprehensive manual for renovating, building, and "greening up" your landscape. Inside you'll find complete directions for time-tested landscape building projects as well as new environmentally sustainable projects. From designing your landscape to putting the finishing touches on an arbor or custom gate, everything you need for landscaping success is right here. Learn how to make and install: compost bins, water management systems, dry beds, rain gardens, efficient irrigation, soil management programs, permeable patios & walkways, reclaimed fences, and more. You can build a sustainable, low-cost yard with the most efficient, cost-effective methods and products with the help of this book.

Black Decker The Complete Outdoor Builder Updated Edition

"[This book] offers a library of outdoor projects for do-it-yourselfers in one compact place"--Amazon.com.

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher:

ISBN: 1591866677

Category: House & Home

Page: 560

View: 819

Find more than 150 projects for building custom decks, patios, fences, sheds, and more! From building a new deck to creating a garden pathway, the great outdoors is the most popular place for homeowners to showcase their creativity and skill. With more than 150 outdoor building projects shown with step-by-step photography, Complete Outdoor Builder has a project for anyone, guaranteed to improve your yard. This updated and redesigned book is now available with a handsome hardcover, and it's sure to find a permanent place on the shelf of anyone who wants to create and maintain a beautiful outdoor living space. The Complete Outdoor Builder includes a wide range of projects and appeals to all skill levels. Building decks and patios are among the most popular categories for outdoor construction, and you'll find all the techniques and skills--as well as complete lists of tools and materials required--to design and build your own. Complete Outdoor Builder also offers plans and revamped photography for more than a dozen designs that you can replicate or use as inspiration for a custom project. Designed, built, and photographed by professionals, the fun projects in this book also have the stamp of approval from Black & Decker(r), the most trusted name in DIY tools and equipment. Roll up your sleeves; it's time to build something great.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to a Better Lawn

... ISBN 978-1-58923-564-9 BLACK & DECKER The Best DIY Series from the
Brand You Trust The Complete Guide to PATIOS & WALKWAYS Complete Guide
to A Green Home Complete Guide to Attics & Basements Complete Guide to
Basic ...

Author: Chris Peterson

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1610601890

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 196

At heart, almost every homeowner would love to have a better lawn—greener, denser, healthier. This book is an up-to-date, environmentally responsible approach to lawn care with mainstream appeal. It focuses on dozens of common lawn problems, offering detailed solutions to each one. An ideal reference for busy homeowners who want better grass quickly and easily.

Black Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building

From low-cost footpaths with high curb appeal to expansive, estate-quality decorative concrete patios, this book presents each project with foolproof step-by-step instructions and gorgeous full-color photographs.

Author: Editors of CPi

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 9781589237759

Category: House & Home

Page: 528

View: 325

Over 150 projects and hundreds of instructional photographs combine with informative tips, tricks, and inspiration in the most comprehensive patio and walkway book on the market. With The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building, adding beautiful, functional patios and walkways to your yard has never been easier. From low-cost footpaths with high curb appeal to expansive, estate-quality decorative concrete patios, this book presents each project with foolproof step-by-step instructions and gorgeous full-color photographs. You’ll be pointed toward the most current materials, tools, common practices, codes, and construction techniques to help you add value to your home and enjoy your outdoor spaces to their full potential. If you’re looking for more storage, you’ll find complete how-to information for sheds and greenhouses. If you need more living space, you’ll find instructions for patios, decks, and porches. Build play structures to entertain the children; arrange an outdoor cooking area to entertain the adults—whether your existing space needs to be freshened up or your unused space is just waiting to be beautified, this book is a crucial one-stop resource for do-it-yourself homeowners. Complete with detailed planning information and recommendations for tools and materials, The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building has everything the home DIYer needs to improve and enjoy their outdoor living space.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Concrete Masonry 4th Edition

This updated 4th edition of Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Concrete & Masonry includes traditional techniques for laying concrete, adapted to make them easy for ordinary homeowners, and also features completely modern materials and ...

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 9781591866374

Category: House & Home

Page: 272

View: 471

Love all of your masonry and concrete projects--knowing that you did them yourself!--with help from our experts. No projects offer more aesthetic or financial satisfaction than DIY concrete and masonry projects. Homeowners can routinely save thousands of dollars in labor costs by buying and installing materials that are readily available. This updated 4th edition of Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Concrete & Masonry includes traditional techniques for laying concrete, adapted to make them easy for ordinary homeowners, and also features completely modern materials and techniques, such as tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for colored concrete slabs, and important green paving options, such as rain-garden arroyos and permeable pavers. Several cutting-edge projects, like polished concrete countertops and stamped concrete walkways, are included in this book. An exposed aggregate patio, a reinforced concrete block wall, and the latest tools and materials for handling new products are featured. A completely new section on foundation walls shows you all the options, including the latest structural insulated panels, that are now more DIY friendly than ever. No homeowner or do-it-yourselfer will want to miss this chance to master the best methods to create lasting beauty around the house.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Treehouses 2nd edition

Where Homeowners Go for Expert Answers To view other titles in the Black &
Decker Complete Guide book series scan ... Stonework Complete Guide to
Outdoor Carpentry Complete Guide to Patios & Walkways Complete Guide to
Plumbing ...

Author: Philip Schmidt

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1610597605

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

View: 305

This expanded edition of The Complete Guide: Build Your Kids a Treehouse covers every aspect of treehouse building, from choosing a tree and safety considerations to adding interior furniture and even a zip line. Now featuring two all-new treehouse plans with step-by-step photo-illustrated instruction. For kids, a treehouse is a room that never has to be cleaned, a place for muddy shoes and bug jars and adventures real and imagined; a house that you can paint whenever and however you want, without gaining approval. For adults, it’s a room that never has to be cleaned, a place for muddy shoes and…well, you get the idea. But best of all a treehouse is up in a tree. And that’s just cool. Filled with inspiring photos of finished treehouses and easy-to-follow instructions for building your own, learn with your family treehouse basics—choosing a tree, planning and design, treehouse safety—followed by building techniques for: Platforms designed for various tree configurations Framing and finishing walls and railings Finishing interiors with paneling, shelves, and flip-down tables and bunks Doors, both classic and in fun shapes Windows, including shutters and pop-ups Building and framing roofs Modes of access, including ladders, stairs, trap doors, and a fireman’s pole Playthings, including swings, a zip line, a rock climbing wall, slides, and more You can get started right away by following the complete plans and step-by-step photos for making your choice of two popular treehouse designs: an open-air treehouse and a gable house with entry deck. To give you even more to choose from, you will find fully developed plans for six additional treehouse types that you can adapt to your particular trees and wishes. Build the treehouse you and your kids have always dreamed of with BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to Treehouses, 2nd edition.

The Complete Outdoor Builder

As with all Black & Decker home improvement books, this handy manual contains the most precise, detailed and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions in home improvement publishing.

Author: Nancy Baldrica

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 9781589232648

Category: House & Home

Page: 502

View: 411

Provides step-by-step instructions for the do-it-yourselfer on how to build such backyard or garden structures as patios, decks and porches, fences, walls, pathways, sheds and outbuildings, and accessories.

The Complete Outdoor Builder

Provides step-by-step instructions for the do-it-yourselfer on how to build such backyard or garden structures as patios, decks and porches, fences, walls, pathways, sheds and outbuildings, and accessories.

Author: Nancy Baldrica

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 9781589232648

Category: House & Home

Page: 502

View: 176

Provides step-by-step instructions for the do-it-yourselfer on how to build such backyard or garden structures as patios, decks and porches, fences, walls, pathways, sheds and outbuildings, and accessories.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Greenhouses Garden Projects

In general , any waterpermeable surface that works for a patio or walkway will
make a good floor for a greenhouse . For long - term stability , improved drainage
, and a level floor surface , it's highly recommended to start any greenhouse floor
 ...

Author: Philip Schmidt

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1610590171

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

View: 628

One of the hottest consumer trends is the new importance on outdoor living, and nothing brings the outdoor home to life like a greenhouse and other accessories to help grow and nurture landscape greenery. This book has plans and step by step for constructing and appointing greenhouses of several varieties, from glass-wall to hoophouse; some from kits, some from scratch; also includes plans and steps for other garden structures and accessories. Includes projects suitable to homes and landscapes of all types—urban, suburban, and rural.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Masonry Stonework

This book includes traditional techniques for laying concrete adapted to the special needs of ordinary homeowners, but also features cutting edge materials and techniques, such as tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for colored concrete ...

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing international

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1616733101

Category: House & Home

Page: 320

View: 587

No projects offer more aesthetic or financial satisfaction than DIY masonry and stonework projects. Homeowners can routinely save thousands of dollars in labor costs by buying and installing materials that are now readily available for routine purchase. This book includes traditional techniques for laying concrete adapted to the special needs of ordinary homeowners, but also features cutting edge materials and techniques, such as tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for colored concrete slabs, and important green paving options, such as rain-garden arroyos and permeable pavers. Several cutting edge projects are included, such as polished concrete countertops and stamped concrete walkways. A complete outdoor kitchen project, ideal for a patio, is also included.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects 2nd Edition

In this updated, new edition you will find a special section just for small yards and urban settings. Jump right in and build the landscape of your dreams!

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1627888136

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

View: 986

Complete step-by-step instructions help you achieve a sustainable, efficient, and attractive yard. The Black & Decker Complete Guide to Landscape Projects is a hardworking, comprehensive manual for renovating, building, and "greening up" your landscape. Inside, you'll find complete directions for time-tested landscape building projects as well as new environmentally sustainable projects. From designing your landscape to putting the finishing touches on an arbor or custom gate, everything you need for landscaping success is right here. Learn how to make and install: compost bins, garden walls, dry beds, rain gardens, water features and irrigation, patios and walkways, all the most popular styles of fencing, and more. You can build a sustainable, low-cost yard with the most efficient, cost-effective methods and products with the help of this book. Just because you live in the city and don't own a half-acre plot doesn't mean you can't have a spectacular landscape. In this updated, new edition you will find a special section just for small yards and urban settings. Jump right in and build the landscape of your dreams!

Black Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair

... with Concrete Patching Holes Caulking Gaps around Masonry Filling Cracks
Repairing Steps Miscellaneous Concrete Repairs Resurfacing a Concrete
Walkway Rebuilding Concrete Steps Resurfacing a Patio Slab Sealing Concrete
Floors ...

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1616737425

Category: House & Home

Page: 560

View: 361

Bigger and better than ever The two previous editions of the book known by home improvement retailers as “Big Red” sold nearly 600,000 copies. This new edition features a larger portrait format for better visual clarity, and incorporates a new page layout style. But all the features that made the original America’s best-selling “bible” of home repair are still present here—thousands of color photographs and detailed step-by-step directions. The third edition also includes more than 30 projects not found in the original edition, as well as more than 300 new photos.

Building Projects for the Home

Cy DeCosse Incorporated, Black & Decker Corporation (Towson, Md.) ... base for
patio, 263, 266 base for poured concrete steps, 259 base for retaining wall, 229,
231-232, 234-236 base for walkway ... 235 Drainage swale, 224-225, 229 Drill
bits, 8, 28-31 bit extension, 31 pilot tip, 28 Drill guide, 31 Drill saw, 28 Drilling tips.

Author: Cy DeCosse Incorporated

Publisher: Random House Canada

ISBN: 9780865739253

Category: House & Home

Page: 416

View: 136


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Then design and build each one in your yard . . . we guide you every step of the
way ! ... and add real value to your home with these projects : Retaining Walls •
Freestanding Walls • WalkwaysPaths . Graded & Contoured Yards • Garden
Steps • Patios • Fences • Arbors • Trellises • Garden Ponds • Planting Areas . ... to
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HomeSkills Landscaping

But if, like most of us, your yard is just a bit lacking, then this is your how-to guide to finally achieving the outdoor space you’ve always wanted.

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 9781591865827

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

View: 597

As part of our comprehensive HomeSkills DIY series, HomeSkills: Landscaping will make your lawn space the envy of your neighborhood. Take a quick glance outside your window. What do you see? If it’s a sprawling panorama of flawless landscaping design, if it looks uncannily like a postcard, then you’re all set! But if, like most of us, your yard is just a bit lacking, then this is your how-to guide to finally achieving the outdoor space you’ve always wanted. HomeSkills: Landscaping offers a complete look at every aspect of landscaping, from early design to project execution. First, you’ll gain an overview of the many options at your disposal, exclusively featuring popular DIY products that are readily available and affordable. You’ll learn which design effect will best fit your particular home landscape, be it a flagstone patio, a vinyl fence or a healthy row of perfectly situated arbor vitae. And no matter which direction you take, this hardworking book will seamlessly bring you there by covering all the essential landscaping skills, from proper excavation and boulder transportation to planting shrubs and sand-setting interlocking pavers. Patios, walkways, overhead arbors, windbreaks, fences and gates . . . you’ll learn the best techniques for creating all of the beautiful planted and built elements that define any successful home landscape. Best of all, your new space will be cherished by family and friends alike—and the neighbors will quickly forget their jealousy when they’re enjoying it alongside you. Check out our five other HomeSkills guides on carpentry, deck building, plumbing, tiling, and wiring.

Black and Decker The Handy Guide to Masonry Stonework

From patios to driveways to kitchen countertops and garden accents, practically every part of your home and yard presents an opportunity to express yourself with masonry products and techniques.

Author: Creative Publishing International

Publisher: Crestline Books

ISBN: 9780785827702

Category: House & Home

Page: 304

View: 474

From patios to driveways to kitchen countertops and garden accents, practically every part of your home and yard presents an opportunity to express yourself with masonry products and techniques. Pour a concrete sidewalk or driveway Build a mortared flagstone patio Cast a concrete countertop Create a brick barbeque Add brick exterior to your exterior walls Lay a paver walkway Stack a stone garden wall Maintain and repair masonry structures Much, much more

Building Your Outdoor Home

Author: Creative Publishing International Editors

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 9781610602723

Category: House & Home

Page: 112

View: 316