Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Williamson Publishing Company; Later printing edition (February 1987)
Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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A dull looking book with no color photos, it is nicely written but makes assumptions about what the reader knows. So unfortunatley for me there is a lot of missing information. Ok if you have 10 fence books in your library, but not a primary source for designing and building your first fence.
I found the book to be alright in terms of it teaching the fundamentals of how to construct different types of fences, but in reality, some of the types of fences discussed are not all that practical (i.e., stone and brick fences).If you are merely looking for numerous ideas for one style of fence (i.e., picket fence), you are better off looking elsewhere.
This is a general primer on building all types of fences and on growing hedges. The section on stone and masonry is particularly thorough. Great illustrations by Liz Buell, straightforward text and detailed photographs of works in progress make this a good resource for both novice and experienced builders.
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