Sinmple Fountains

Sinmple Fountains - Gardening Book

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Simple Fountains For Indoors & Outdoors
20 Step-By-Step Projects

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by Dorcas Adkins

ISBN 1-58017-190-7
160 pages; 9 1/4" x 10"; Hardcover.

Bring home the soothing sounds of water The endless murmur and flow of a bubbling fountain adds a touch of elegance to both homes and gardens. Now, fountain designer and manufacturer Dorcas Adkins reveals her trade secrets for making 20 creative fountains-from a small, tabletop fountain put together without a single tool to a dramatic outdoor spouting wall fountain or a full-sized waterfall-and at far less cost than for those found in upscale catalogs.

Step by step, Simple Fountains for Indoors & Outdoors explains everything you need to know. Projects include:

  • Tabletop fountains made from shells and stones
  • Lava rock bonsai garden fountain
  • Cedar water garden with bamboo flute
  • Birdshower fountain
  • Small mosaic fountain
  • Concrete and ceramic spouting wall fountains
  • Shishi Odoshi (or Japanese Deer-Scare Fountain)

Dorcas Adkins, a fountain designer and manufacturer, brings this soothing relaxation to your home using readily available materials, simple crafting techniques, and her own step-by-step instructions. She explains everything you need to know about fountain materials, supplies, and assembly, whether you choose to work with wood, stone, ceramic, or other materials and whether or not you have any building experience.

Throughout Simple Fountains for Indoors & Outdoors, Adkins's can-do attitude will give you the confidence to experiment and have fun: Relax, she urges, and let your creative talents take over.

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