Mustard Seed – Books
BUILD LIKE A PRO: WINDOWS AND DOORS by Scott McBride
Install, replace, or repair doors and windows like a pro with the hands-on advice of veteran carpenter Scott McBride. Detailed step-by-step instructions, photos, and drawings take you through each step of your door and window projects, including special installations. You’ll learn how to choose the right doors, windows, and skylights for the look you want and to maximize energy efficiency. You’ll also learn how to frame the rough opening, set doors and windows level, and make exterior installations weather tight. Tips, shortcuts, and advice on how to solve common problems cut these challenging jobs down to manageable size.
OUTDOOR STRUCTURES by Scott McBride
Design and build carpentry projects for your yard with the aid of a professional craftsman. Various types of elegant wooden structures are covered in detail, including arbors, pergolas – even gazebos. Practical items such as borders and retaining walls are explored as well, helping you to define your landscape with clarity and convenience. You’ll learn how to balance cost, durability, and appearance in choosing the right wood for the job. Real-life photos of actual projects are explained with clear prose and vivid photos.
Lush galleries of completed garden structures are presented as well from the best pages of Fine Gardening and Fine Homebuilding magazines.
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