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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
handbooks
NLM call number
690.184 D295
Series statement
Home repair and improvement
Label
Decks, porches, and patios, by the editors of Time-Life Books
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Revised edition of: Porches and patios / Time-Life Books. c1981
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Control code
ocm30075678
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780783538501
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
94013264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)30075678
Label
Decks, porches, and patios, by the editors of Time-Life Books
Publication
Note
  • Revised edition of: Porches and patios / Time-Life Books. c1981
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Control code
ocm30075678
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780783538501
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
94013264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)30075678

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