How to Build Paths, Steps & Footbridges
How to Build Paths, Steps & Footbridges   -     By: Peter Jeswald
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How to Build Paths, Steps & Footbridges

Workman Publishing / 2004 / Paperback

Expected to ship on or about 03/24/18.
Stock No: WW174876

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Product Description

A homeowners guide to incorporating movement into the landscape. The book includes hundreds of clear, instructional drawings of plans and construction techniques, and provides advice on planning, assessing a site, finalizing a design and selecting tools and materials. Features 64 pages of inspirational color photographs. Paperback, 192 pages.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Workman Publishing
Publication Date: 2004
ISBN: 1580174876
ISBN-13: 9781580174879

Publisher's Description

Improve the accessibility of your outdoor landscape while adding drama and interest to your surroundings. From assessing the site to adding the final decorative flourishes, Peter Jeswald shows you everything you need to know to build a variety of practical and visually appealing paths, steps, and footbridges. Full of inspiring photographs, plans of sample designs, and advice on working with wood, masonry, stone, earth, and vegetation, Jeswald encourages you to get creative as you build unique paths that showcase your individual personality and style. 

Author Bio

Peter Jeswald is a partner at Spectrum Design Collaborative, a construction management business in Northampton, Massachusetts. He lives in Conway, Massachusetts.

Editorial Reviews

“With this book, you will learn how to create an eco-friendly landscape that is visually appealing and more inviting.” –San Diego Union-Tribune


“…a step-by-step guide that leads a gardener who is handy with construction tools from concept to finished project.” –Tennessean


“Both novices and more advanced do-it-yourselfers will find his sections on planning a project and selecting the right materials and tools especially useful.”

– Library Journal


“…this how-to book gives you not only inspiration for putting down paths and dealing with grade changes in your yard, it takes you step-by-step through the process of doing it.”   –Homestyle


“A great reference.”  –Homestyle

“For the do-it-yourselfer, each project is clearly laid out with detailed, step-by-step instructions…” – Michigan Gardener


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