A classic manual for anyone who
wants to build their own structures for their farm, large property, or quaint backyard. An
instructional guide to the best ways to build a variety of fences, gates, hedges, bridges,
and culverts. The section on fences boasts a wealth of information on building various
types of fences, including rail, composite, garden, board, and picket. It also explores
how to construct an effective barbed wire fence. 300 color illustrations.
The one-stop guide for homeowners
looking to tackle residential fencing or gate projects from start to finish. Step-by-step
photographs and illustrations guide homeowners through every step of the process. Includes
a comprehensive skills and techniques section along with must-have information about the
tools and materials used to build fences and gates.
Adding a wall or fence to your
property can be a major decision. It requires good design and good thinking to identify
the best style, design, and material to meet your needs. This new book helps you select
the wall or fence that suits your property and your fancy. Explore a wide range of styles
and designs, in a variety of materials and quality grades. Hundreds of examples are shown
in 316 full color photos, offering a comprehensive reference for homeowners, architects,
landscapers, and builders.
This wonderful resource for
homeowners and landscapers is packed with fences and gates of every kind and description.
Examples made of various metals, wood, masonry, stone, and concrete are all included.
Styles run the gamut from the simplest to the most ornate, from practical and functional
to purely ornamental, from rustic to sophisticated, from unusual to inspired. Ideas abound
for enclosing entire properties, garden areas, or pools all with a creative flair
that will set your home apart from others. For added interest, fences and gates used at
famous homes and places of interest are also featured. Use this book to dream, to plan, to
Ideas to capitalize on decorative
and privacy trends for yards, gardens, and landscapes. A variety of outdoor projects to
add visual impact to segment landscapes. Applications for wood and other natural materials
as well as new composites that resist weathering.
Fences and garden walls are the
vertical design elements that define the boundaries of outdoor living spaces, lending them
privacy and security. This new edition includes 30 fence, wall and gate projects,
including unique regional styles not found in other books.