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How to add a deck and a carport in a weekend with only a few simple tools. Est. cost: $215.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1972 (v.50#5) pg. 65

Do-it-yourself carport large enough for two automobiles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1989 (v.12#11) pg. 18

How to build a good carport.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1980 (v.4#4) pg. 40

Creative carport. Easy-to-build free-standing shelter features a flat roof, four large storage closets and simple pole-building construction. Est. cost: $3,500 (12x24-ft).
HOME MECHANIX #796 Jun 1995 (v.91) pg. 46

Four ways to build a carport. 1. Attached to a garage. 2. Attached to the house. 3. Free-standing solar-heated with plastic roof and tarpaulin sides and 4. Free-standing of stock lumber.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 122

Free-standing carport is similar to a garage, but has no garage door. Instead, only the tool storage areas are enclosed with doors.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #528 May 1972 (v.68) pg. 91

Carport has a roof which serves as a porch deck (accessible from the second floor of the attached house).
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #566 Jul 1975 (v.71) pg. 76

How to build a detached carport with storage shed that serves as a weather wall.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #586 Mar 1977 (v.73) pg. 69

Add storage space to carports.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1963 (v.120#3) pg. 132

Plans for a 12x22-ft. carport addition for the Popular Mechanics vacation house.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1978 (v.150#3) pg. 110

Photos illustrate the conversion of a carport into a family recreation room.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1967 (v.191#3) pg. 138

Four home additions: a carport, a covered entry, a fence and a deck.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1970 (v.197#3) pg. 88

Photos show how to build a carport with a back wall that can be dismantled in less than 30 minutes to allow the car to be driven through to the back yard.
SUNSET Feb 1977 (v.158#2) pg. 84

Tips on constructing the roof of a car "pergola". A 20x20-ft. carport uses oversize beams to carry the relatively light weight of the Plexiglas roof.
SUNSET Aug 1982 (v.169#2) pg. 92

Tip: Lean-to style canvas roof for a carport or porch is supported by a simple 2x4 framework. Rubber shock cords keep the canvas taught.
SUNSET Jun 1984 (v.172#6) pg. 128

Shallow storage units are built into the wall of a carport.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 10 1978 (v.41#12) pg. 104, 122

How to build a carport privacy wall to provide protected storage and shield unsightly clutter.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1976 (v.32#3) pg. 33