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Garden Buildings Manual

A guide to building sheds, greenhouses, decking and many more garden structures
Tony Lush (Haynes Publishing)
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270 x 270mm, 192 pp, 800 colour illustrations

Haynes is the world leader when it comes to publishing manuals - cars, motorbikes, trailers, caravans, men, women, washing machines and more. Now, it has applied its step-by-step, fully illustrated format to garden buildings with the new Garden Buildings Manual.

An imaginative variety of outdoor buildings, including sheds, greenhouses, pergolas, decking and even homes for pets and wildlife are covered in the Garden Buildings Manual including nesting boxes, insect hibernaculas and hedgehog homes. Containing clear colour photographs and detailed plans and diagrams, this attractively presented manual will show you how to design, plan and construct your own garden buildings, along with advice on the tools and materials needed for each job. You will discover the enormous satisfaction of creating your own garden buildings that will last for years.

Haynes manuals are always written by experts and the Garden Buildings Manual was compiled by Tony Lush, a freelance DIY expert since 1987 who previously ran a building company. Lush has written for magazines, and compiled instructions and information sheets for major DIY stores, such as Focus/Do it All. He also does radio and TV work on DIY.

In the first section, Lush introduces the reader to different materials and procedures as well as design considerations. Creature accommodations are considered next, from a simple hedgehog summer habitat to a rabbit hutch and dog kennel. Lush then moves on to decking and building a gazebo and pergola. The two largest projects come at the end of the book - building a greenhouse and constructing a shed.

Buy it now and get building!

The information on this page is supplied courtesy of Haynes Publishing, please credit accordingly if you intend to use it. For more information or to request a review copy please contact Spirit PR on 0117 944 1415 or email Haynes PR

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