The Complete Guide to Contemporary Sheds

The Complete Guide to Contemporary Sheds

Complete Plans for 12 Sheds, Including Garden Outbuilding, Storage Lean-to, Playhouse, Woodland Cottage, Hobby Studio, Lawn Tractor Barn

Book - 2011
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Quayside Pub Group
A modern guide to classic outdoor structures.

Sheds and other landscape shelters have never been out of style, but they are now seeing a remarkable surge in popularity, and are being used in creative new ways. The common garden shed is now just as likely to serve as a workshop for an artist to pursue his or her hobby; or may be used as a writerÆs retreat; or may even be equipped with a satellite dish, high definition television, recliners, and used as a meeting spot for Sunday afternoon football parties. In many parts of the country, spacious sheds are being fully appointed with furnishings and used as detached rooms for everyday living or as backyard offices.

This book offers readers fuel for their aspirations but also provides practical information for planning and building sheds of all types. Although the basics of stick-building are covered, the book focuses more on the most common consumer option: ordering and buying a kit shed, working from blueprint plans, and customizing the shed to individual needs.

  • Features a planning and design section to help readers create unique shed projects
  • General technique chapter provides an in-depth overview of each step in shed construction
  • Includes easy-to-follow plans and directions for 12 sheds covering all design options
  • Bonus appendix includes a dozen advanced shed plans that can be special-ordered
  • More than three times as many complete plans than any other sheds book


Grand Central Pub
A modern guide to classic outdoor structures.

Sheds and other landscape shelters have never been out of style, but they are now seeing a remarkable surge in popularity, and are being used in creative new ways. The common garden shed is now just as likely to serve as a workshop for an artist to pursue his or her hobby; or may be used as a writerÆs retreat; or may even be equipped with a satellite dish, high definition television, recliners, and used as a meeting spot for Sunday afternoon football parties. In many parts of the country, spacious sheds are being fully appointed with furnishings and used as detached rooms for everyday living or as backyard offices.

This book offers readers fuel for their aspirations but also provides practical information for planning and building sheds of all types. Although the basics of stick-building are covered, the book focuses more on the most common consumer option: ordering and buying a kit shed, working from blueprint plans, and customizing the shed to individual needs.

  • Features a planning and design section to help readers create unique shed projects
  • General technique chapter provides an in-depth overview of each step in shed construction
  • Includes easy-to-follow plans and directions for 12 sheds covering all design options
  • Bonus appendix includes a dozen advanced shed plans that can be special-ordered
  • More than three times as many complete plans than any other sheds book


Baker & Taylor
An up-to-date guide to outdoor structures explains how to design and construct a variety of sheds and other landscape shelters, with easy-to-follow plans and directions for twelve sheds covering an array of design options, with guidelines on every step in the shed construction process and a bonus section of a dozen advanced shed designs. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

"Provides practical information for planning and building sheds of all types"--Provided by publisher.

Publisher: Chanhassen, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, c2011
Edition: Updated 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781589233355
1589233352
9781589236608
Branch Call Number: 690.89 Sch 2011
Characteristics: 239 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)

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