Backyard Building

Treehouses, Sheds, Arbors, Gates, and Other Garden Projects

Countryman Know How


Jean Stiles (Author), David Stiles (Author)

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Here is the very best of backyard building: Popular building authors Jeanie and David Stiles—whose treehouse once garnered a spread in Architectural Digest—have gathered dozens of original plans for treehouses, playhouses, and sheds, as well as a summer house, tea house, garden arbor, and functional workroom.

Backyard Building will cover backyard accessories, the fundamentals of tools and materials, and useful tips based on real-life questions from the couple’s popular website. Its unique style, with hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way, stands out from the crowd. The clear, detailed drawings are not only easy to follow but a pleasure to look at; they are supplemented by irresistible color photographs.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • June 2014
  • ISBN 978-1-58157-238-4
  • 8 × 8 in / 256 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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