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Decks, porches, and patios, by the editors of Time-Life Books

Label
Decks, porches, and patios
Title
Decks, porches, and patios
Statement of responsibility
by the editors of Time-Life Books
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shows techniques, materials, step-by-step directions, safety advice, and hundreds of color illustrations for building decks, porches, and patios
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
690/.184
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH4970
LC item number
.T55 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
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  • Time-Life Books
  • Time-Life Books
Series statement
Home repair and improvement
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  • Decks (Architecture, Domestic)
  • Porches
  • Patios
Label
Decks, porches, and patios, by the editors of Time-Life Books
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Porches and patios / Time-Life Books. c1981
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Contents: Repairs and refurbishments (p.6). Resuscitating screens (p.8) -- Extending the life of wood structures (p.11) -- Making repairs in concrete (p.16) -- Rustic decks and elegant porches (p.18). A simple deck (p.20) -- Stairs to a low-lying deck (p.30) -- Decks for the second story (p.34) -- Custom details for a singular deck (p.44) -- Spacious porches with a choice of views (p.52) -- The all-important stairway (p.64) -- A hip roof for a wraparound porch (p.66) -- Ceilings and railings (p.76)
  • Contents (cont.): Patios of brick and concrete (p.78). Patterns to set in sand or mortar (p.80) -- Bricks without mortar (p.82) -- Groundwork for a concrete slab (p.88) -- Pouring and finishing concrete (p.96) -- A curved bench beside a free-form patio (p.101) -- Brick or flagstone set in mortar (p.102) -- The many possibilities of tile (p.106) -- Increasing the comfort quotient (p.112). Adding screens to bugproof a porch (p.114) -- Shade for a hot summer's day (p.120) -- Index (p.126) -- Acknowledgments (p.128) -- Picture credits (p.128)
Extent
1 online resource (128 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029047854
Label
Decks, porches, and patios, by the editors of Time-Life Books
Link
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Porches and patios / Time-Life Books. c1981
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Contents: Repairs and refurbishments (p.6). Resuscitating screens (p.8) -- Extending the life of wood structures (p.11) -- Making repairs in concrete (p.16) -- Rustic decks and elegant porches (p.18). A simple deck (p.20) -- Stairs to a low-lying deck (p.30) -- Decks for the second story (p.34) -- Custom details for a singular deck (p.44) -- Spacious porches with a choice of views (p.52) -- The all-important stairway (p.64) -- A hip roof for a wraparound porch (p.66) -- Ceilings and railings (p.76)
  • Contents (cont.): Patios of brick and concrete (p.78). Patterns to set in sand or mortar (p.80) -- Bricks without mortar (p.82) -- Groundwork for a concrete slab (p.88) -- Pouring and finishing concrete (p.96) -- A curved bench beside a free-form patio (p.101) -- Brick or flagstone set in mortar (p.102) -- The many possibilities of tile (p.106) -- Increasing the comfort quotient (p.112). Adding screens to bugproof a porch (p.114) -- Shade for a hot summer's day (p.120) -- Index (p.126) -- Acknowledgments (p.128) -- Picture credits (p.128)
Extent
1 online resource (128 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029047854

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