New Books to Help Woodworkers and Avid DIYers Gear Up for Spring

New Books to Help Woodworkers and Avid DIYers Gear Up for Spring

New Books to Help Woodworkers and Avid DIYers Gear Up for Spring

Deck Ideas You Can Use - Updated Edition: Designs & Fantastic Features for Your Dream Deck 

Deck Ideas You Can Use is a photo-rich book that every DIY’er needs to plan and design a custom deck, whether its new construction or remodeling.

This updated and expanded edition of Deck Ideas You Can Use features 32 new pages, more than 100 all-new photos, plus all-new text on popular deck design topics such as new, state-of-the-art building materials, LED and solar lighting, accessorizing and decorating, and accessibility. There’s 300+ photos in all and concise and but detailed explanations that put a face on the modern deck and give insight to many amazing new possibilities.

From choosing deck building materials to settling on railings to adding a splash of color with flower-packed planters to complementing the architecture of your house, this book covers every aspect of the design process to help you create a custom deck that's perfect for your home and yard.
 
By Chris Peterson | Published March 14, 2016 by Cool Springs Press| Paperback, 176 pages, 330 color photos | $17.99 | ISBN: 9781591866534
Deck & Patio Furnishings: Seating, Dining, Wind & Sun Screens, Storage, Entertaining & More
 
Deck & Pation Furnishings is a collection of easy to intermediate projects that any homeowner with basic tools can build.

They’re all practical projects ranging from a trestle dining bench, pet bed, Adirondack chair, pallet table, tiled side table, snack bar and lounges, to overhead arbors, wind and sun screens, deck boxes, storage, and even cooler stands. Most are made with standard dimensional lumber, so finding the right materials will be a snap!

Each of the 25 original, never-before-published projects includes dimensioned plan drawings, cutting and shopping lists, complete step-by-step instructions with clear, how-to photos and a gorgeous finished photo (300+ photos in all) so you can be sure your work will go smoothly.
 
By Michael R. Anderson | Published March 21 by Cool Springs Press | Paperback, 176 pages, 301 color photos | $22.99 USD | ISBN: 9781591866404
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Thursday, February 18, 2016