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xx   PORCH

A fun center for the backyard that can be built in stages. First comes the decks, then a flattop screenhouse which later has a sloped roof added, built-in counters for the screenhouse and planters and benches for the decks. Comprehensive working drawings can be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 108

Build a convertible screen house on your deck. Walls incorporate 4-ft. wide patio door screens which can be removed for storage. The roof is made of canvas and is removed during the winter to let in more sunlight.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #237 Mar 1983 (v.33#3) pg. 26

How to construct a multi-level wooden deck with an attached 10x10-ft. screen house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 60

How to build a gazebo-style screened-in porch (13x16-ft.). It blends the rough look of exposed heavy posts and rafters with a graceful multisided roof that rises to a central point. Est. cost: $2200.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #306 Mar 1990 (v.40#3) pg. 38

Building a screened porch. A guide to building a 14x18-ft. porch addition with a floor of brick pavers. Advice on planning, pouring the foundation, erecting the walls, framing the roof, finishing the walls, laying brick facing on the foundation, laying pavers, installing the electrical wiring and installing screening.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #330 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.42#7) pg. 34

Converting decks and porches to a screened-in porch, a three-season porch, or a room addition. Basic instruction, common pitfalls, and expenses.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #385 Feb 1998 (v.48#2) pg. 97

Convert your patio to a screened patio by adding a simple framework for walls and shed-style roof, screens, and a canvas awning (which serves as the roof covering).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #390 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.48#7) pg. 32

Craftsman-style screen house. Build an elegant free-standing screen house which sets on a ground-level cedar deck (18x18-ft.). Est. cost: $3,500.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #391 Sep 1998 (v.48#8) pg. 32

A screened-porch addition. Simple detailing and inexpensive materials produce a screened-in deck with shallow-pitched shed roof of fiber-reinforced plastic.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #72 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 81

Removable floor screens (for a screened-in porch) are fastened to the underside of the joists.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 30

A builder's screen porch. Large screened-in porch (room) features Victorian detailing, a hip-framed floor, coffered ceiling, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 36
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 6

Adding a seasonal porch. A timber framed screened-in porch with a canvas awning roof. The entire assembly (roof, screens, and framing) can be dismantled for winter storage and to let in more winter sunlight.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 94
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #106 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 6

Glass act. How to transform a screened porch into a year-round sunroom using preassembled window units.
HOME MECHANIX #764 Apr 1992 (v.88) pg. 68

Four screened porch ideas. (1) Enclose an existing front porch. (2) Screened-room kit features aluminum framework and canvas roof. (3) Construct a screened-in balcony. (4) Transform an open-air breezeway into a screened porch.
HOME MECHANIX #793 Mar 1995 (v.91) pg. 68

A backyard screen house. This freestanding unit is 6-ft wide and 10-ft long. Framed with 2x4s and featuring an arched roof covered with Filon panels. All 4 walls are covered with aluminum screening.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #635 Apr 1981 (v.77) pg. 68

Build this screen house in one weekend. This 16-ft diameter geodesic dome screen house keeps bugs out. Easy to build, it can be covered with screen or canvas, and it folds for winter storage. Est. cost: $125.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #674 Jun 1984 (v.80) pg. 68

Six-sided gazebo (screen house) on poles is safely out of reach of floodwaters. Est. cost: $1150.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1984 (v.5#4) pg. 52

Build yourself a screen house. A 12-ft. square outdoor screen house is screened on three sides with large storage cabinets on the fourth side. Flat fiberglass roof slopes front to back. Built-in storage bench runs around three sides.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1967 (v.127#3) pg. 103

Three gracious garden houses for summer parties. (1) 10x10-ft. screen house is offset on a 16x16-ft. piling frame or deck. (2) Garden gazebo has lots of storage for garden tools under the raised deck. Features a latticework trellis roof. (3) Canopy gazebo. Pitched roof supported on tall posts over a wooden deck. Features built-in benches between posts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1976 (v.145#4) pg. 121

Combination open deck and screened-in porch area. Basic dimensions and framing techniques.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1992 (v.48#3) pg. 46