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Deck Designs: Plus Pergolas, Railings, Planters, Benches

Deck Designs: Plus Pergolas, Railings, Planters, Benches

ISBN: 1580112692

Title: Deck Designs: Plus Pergolas, Railings, Planters, Benches

Author: Steve Cory

KDL Description:

HOME DIY COR

Comprehensive guide to planning and choosing a deck that enhances the home while also serving the family’s needs. 280 color photographs and illustrations.

Amazon Description:

For homeowners, one of the most challenging aspects of building a deck is choosing a design that works both functionally and aesthetically. Deck Designs, an updated and expanded edition of Creative Homeowner’s leading deck book, offers a comprehensive guide to planning and choosing a deck that enhances the home while also serving the family’s needs.

The first part of the book covers topics such as how to decide on a design, tips on identifying uses for the structure, and common building themes and variations. Part 2 offers readers some of the best designs from four of the top deck builders in the country. Featuring 31 professionally-built structures, more than 280 full-color photographs and illustrations, Deck Designs provides countless ideas for creating these beautiful additions. Amenities like overhead structures, railings, benches, and planters are also detailed, making this book a complete, one-stop resource for planning and choosing a new or remodeled deck.