WorldCat Identities

Stiles, David R.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 10,060 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Patterns  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: TH4885, 690.89
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David R Stiles
Sheds : the do-it-yourself guide for backyard builders by David R Stiles( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated step-by-step to building sheds
Playhouses you can build : indoor & backyard designs by David R Stiles( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers plans and instructions for building a variety of children's playhouses, and includes suggestions for playhouse furniture
Cabins : a guide to building your own nature retreat by David R Stiles( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated guide to designing and building a wilderness cabin, cottage or camp
Rustic retreats : a build-it-yourself guide by David R Stiles( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains illustrated, step-by-step instructions on how to build over twenty low-cost outdoor structures, including tree houses, a river raft, garden retreats, and a tipi; and includes information about tools, materials, and building techniques
Tree houses you can actually build by David R Stiles( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on tools, ropes, knots, ladders, and other equipment and supplies needed for building a tree house, and offers five basic designs that can be built
How to build treehouses, huts & forts by David R Stiles( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... starts with the basics: how to nail, how to buy wood, what kind of screws and nails to use. Then it's on to an A-frame design so simple that it can be built in a weekend out of four sheets of plywood, followed by lean-tos, a tree hut, and a Tarzan-style jungle hideaway. There are also forts of every description, including a 21-foot-tall lookout tower modeled on one George Washington built to keep an eye on the redcoats. Stiles also adds a design for a snowball catapult, an igloo and even a Nerf-loaded cannon. Written for children, with an adult peeking over their shoulder ..."--Publisher description
Garden retreats : a build-it-yourself guide by David R Stiles( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides plans for twenty-two garden structures, including a rose arbor, shade pavilion, and a garden shed
Backyard building : treehouses, sheds, arbors, gates and other garden projects by Jeanie Stiles( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way and are supplemented by color photographs
Kids' furniture you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to be built with easily obtained materials and common handyman tools--with clear, step-by-step diagrams--these creative projects can be completed in a weekend or less by anyone with rudimentary carpentry skills. Build fun, functional furniture and be a fulfilled parent! Full-color photos and b&w diagrams throughout
Woodworking simplified : foolproof carpentry projects for beginners by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nineteen woodworking projects with instructions, design and planning tips, and hints on the proper use of tools
Treehouses and other cool stuff : 50 projects you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions and plans for fifty projects for parents and children to build together, including a swinging treehouse, a model sailboat, and a totem pole
Garden projects you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers diagrams and instructions for building a garden cart, heart gate, birdhouse, potting shed, cedar planter, potting bench, garden house, picnic table, trellis, and window box
The tree house book by David R Stiles( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workshops you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plans, ideas and suggestions on how to design and build a workshop
Fun projects for you and the kids by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stiles starts with a straightforward discussion of tools, materials, and a guide to joints, and then launches into simple designs for building just about anything a kid or parent might dream up. Included are ideas for clubhouses and a tepee made of branches and canvas, for toy cannons and Huck Finn-style rafts, for swings and rowboats. Also included are plans for indoor projects like pi?atas, clay castles, toy bins, trains, and even a scooter and space ship
Easy-to-make children's furniture by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storage projects you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of solutions for the common storage problems that everyone faces at one time or another. Includes 30 projects with an emphasis on simple construction
Forts for kids by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All kids love the idea of a hideaway--a place that is theirs, no parents allowed. But how on earth can they actually build one? In Forts for Kids, an inspirational yet practical guide, David Stiles, the most trusted authority on DIY building projects shows them how."
Fun projects for dad and the kids by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches and suggestions designed to give the reader or handyman some ideas on projects for children
Huts and hideaways by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cabins : a guide to building your own nature retreat
Alternative Names
Stiles, D. R.

Stiles, David

Stiles, David R.

Languages
English (80)

German (2)

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Playhouses you can build : indoor & backyard designsCabins : a guide to building your own nature retreatRustic retreats : a build-it-yourself guideTree houses you can actually buildHow to build treehouses, huts & fortsGarden retreats : a build-it-yourself guideWoodworking simplified : foolproof carpentry projects for beginnersTreehouses and other cool stuff : 50 projects you can build