Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Construct Them [EPUB]

Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Construct Them [EPUB]
Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Construct Them edited by Byron D Halsted
2011 | EPUB | 50.22MB

First published in 1881, this classic volume presents dozens of practical examples of barns and outbuildings—including floor plans and building instructions—and contains two hundred and fifty-seven engravings, woodcuts, and line drawings illustrating historical and practical designs. Featured designs include cattle barns, pigpens, pigeon houses, self-feeding corncribs, self-closing doors, icehouses, springhouses, granaries, horse barns, dog houses, and much more. Halsted also provides suggestions on the placement of outbuildings and on choosing the cor-rect materials for foundations, walls, and roofs.

This new release of Barns and Outbuildings—a tribute to the beauty of the farm and the ingenuity of the farmer—will engage new audiences, from builders and organic gardeners to history buffs and craft lovers.

Black & Decker The Complete Outdoor Builder: From Arbors to Walkways 150 DIY Projects, Updated Edition [EPUB]

Black & Decker The Complete Outdoor Builder: From Arbors to Walkways 150 DIY Projects, Updated Edition [EPUB]
Black & Decker The Complete Outdoor Builder: From Arbors to Walkways 150 DIY Projects, Updated Edition by Editors of Cool Springs Press
2016 | EPUB | 170.98MB

Find more than 150 projects for building custom decks, patios, fences, sheds, and more!

From building a new deck to creating a garden pathway, the great outdoors is the most popular place for homeowners to showcase their creativity and skill. With more than 150 outdoor building projects shown with step-by-step photography, Complete Outdoor Builder has a project for anyone, guaranteed to improve your yard. This updated and redesigned book with a handsome hardcover is sure to find a permanent place on the shelf of anyone who wants to create and maintain a beautiful outdoor living space.

Some of the projects covered in Complete Outdoor Builder include:

  • Attached deck
  • Fences
  • Composite railings
  • Sheds
  • Walkways
  • Playset
  • Treehouse
  • Landscape steps
  • Arbor
  • . . . and much more!

The Complete Outdoor Builder includes a wide range of projects and appeals to all skill levels. Building decks and patios are among the most popular categories for outdoor construction, and you'll find all the techniques and skills--as well as complete lists of tools and materials required--to design and build your own. Complete Outdoor Builder also offers plans and revamped photography for more than a dozen designs that you can replicate or use as inspiration for a custom project. Designed, built, and photographed by professionals, the fun projects in this book also have the stamp of approval from Black & Decker, the most trusted name in DIY tools and equipment. Roll up your sleeves; it's time to build something great.

Trout Unlimited's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams [PDF]

Trout Unlimited's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams [PDF]
Trout Unlimited's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams, Updated and Revised by John Ross
2013 | PDF | 124.8MB

A survey of the best trout-fishing rivers and streams in the country as chosen by members of Trout Unlimited, with listings for species, hatches, flies and lures, and when to fish.

Each profile contains information and maps that boost angler success. Profiles present, as well, the environmental challenges facing each stream and the role that TU and others play in protecting the fishery. Extensive interviews with anglers for whom each stream is “home water,” add depth to personal observations formed when award-winning writer and angler, John Ross, fished many of these streams himself.

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