WorldCat Identities

Stiles, David R.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 125 publications in 1 language and 9,787 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Patterns  Instructional and educational works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor
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 )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for designing and building cabins in a variety of styles, discussing how to choose the right site, build a foundation, and install water, heating, and electricity
Rustic retreats : a build-it-yourself guide by David R Stiles( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 672 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
Backyard building : treehouses, sheds, arbors, gates and other garden projects by Jeanie Stiles( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 557 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
How to build treehouses, huts & forts by David R Stiles( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents step-by-step instructions for kids and their parents to build treehouses, forts, and huts
Garden retreats : a build-it-yourself guide by David R Stiles( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides plans for twenty-two garden structures, including a rose arbor, shade pavilion, and a garden shed
Kids' furniture you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 441 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 )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nineteen woodworking projects with instructions, design and planning tips, and hints on the proper use of tools
The tree house book by David R Stiles( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the basic procedures of building tree houses, describes basic designs that can be adapted to a wide variety of conditions, and includes line drawings and building tips from tree house owners
Workshops you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plans, ideas and suggestions on how to design and build a workshop
Garden projects you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 337 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
Fun projects for you and the kids by David R Stiles( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 331 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
Building small : sustainable designs for tiny houses & backyard buildings by David R Stiles( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live large by building small! Do you daydream about downsizing your living space? Or perhaps you long for a more eco-friendly and sustainable way of life. The tiny house movement continues to gain popularity as more and more people look to simplify their lives and reconnect with nature. Building Small is your key to joining the tiny house revolution with designs for homes as well as a range of backyard buildings including workspaces and sheds. There's tons of practical how-to construction advice including best practices, common pitfalls and tips for the do-it-yourself carpenter. Within these pages you'll find: * Complete plans for seven tiny houses* Strategies for outfitting your tiny house with lighting, water, heating and waste removal* Ideas for floor layout and interior design* Success stories and inspirational photos of tiny homes. Whether you're considering a timber-framed cottage or a modular cube-style home, Building Small offers a wide range of approaches for planning and building your small structure
Easy-to-make children's furniture by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forts for kids by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 221 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."
Storage projects you can build by David R Stiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 196 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
Fun projects for dad and the kids by David R Stiles( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 107 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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Alternative Names
Stiles, D. R.

Stiles, David

Stiles, David R.

Languages
English (97)