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xx   PATIO

Patio roof consists of a wooden frame with translucent fiberglass panels.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1986 (v.9#10) pg. 50

Patio cover (roof) is a decorative cross-hatch of 2x2s, 2x6s, and 3x8s.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 96, 177

Photos and drawings illustrate enclosing a patio with glass walls and corrugated fiberglass roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #105 Aug 1968 (v.18#4) pg. 34

Fiberglass patio cover.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #117 May 1970 (v.20#4) pg. 50

How to build a fiberglass roof for a patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #162 Mar 1975 (v.25#3) pg. 62

How to build a wood and fiberglass roof for a patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #197 Mar 1979 (v.29#3) pg. 22

How to build a terrace roof. Framing of both open and solid roofs are discussed.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1978 (v.2#10) pg. 21

Patio or porch roof from fiberglass panels.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar 1963 pg. 34

Waterproof second-story redwood deck is a roof for ground-level patio. Rubber membrane is used to waterproof the deck.
HOME MECHANIX #686 Jun 1985 (v.81) pg. 42, 49, 52

Sun or shade control for an existing patio or deck. (1) Easy-to-operate louvered roof. (2) Simple free-form canopy that you can set up or take down in a matter of minutes.
HOME MECHANIX #723 Jul 1988 (v.84) pg. 40
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #733 May 1989 (v.85) pg. 8

Places in the sun. Three exotic retreats you can build in your own backyard. (1) Sunny-day shade arbor. (2) Redwood gazebo with an open-slat roof. (3) Patio cover with a skylight and privacy screen.
HOME MECHANIX #745 May 1990 (v.86) pg. 40

Garage door serves as a patio awning.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #416 Jan 1963 (v.59) pg. 116

Putting a roof over your patio. Plans for constructing a l0x20-ft. flat roof. Has 4x4 and 4x8 framing.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #604 Sep 1978 (v.74) pg. 66

Build a patio pergola (a slatted roof).
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #660 May 1983 (v.79) pg. 58

Garden seat arbor. A large arbor is designed to fit over a standard double French door to serve as the roof of a small flagstone patio. Two high-backed wooden benches face each other on each side of the door. Built from pressure-treated wood. Est. cost: $300.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.37#6) pg. 71

Adding a fiberglass panel roof to a patio.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 126

How to install a roof of plastic translucent paneling over a patio.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1970 (v.134#1) pg. 162

Two-level wooden deck and patio features built-in picnic table, padded benches, and canvas awning.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1980 (v.153#4) pg. 156

Diagrams for adding a flat-top or gazebo-style slatted canopy to a deck or patio.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1973 (v.202#4) pg. 124

Two styles of patio roof which use fiberglass reinforced plastic panels. (1) Fits L-shaped corner. Has drain gutter down middle of roof. (2) Victorian gazebo style features lattice work and arched doorways.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1980 (v.216#3) pg. 112

Easy outdoor accents. Patio roof features louver boards that rest unattached on notched beams so they can be turned 90 degrees to regulate sunlight.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.4#5) pg. 12

Tip on "waterproofing" a second-story deck so that rain won't drip on a patio underneath.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.5#3) pg. 20

Photos and text shows how one man enclosed a concrete slab patio with a 6-ft. tall fence, added a roof of 2x4 and lath framework covered with translucent fiberglass and created a greenhouse effect.
SUNSET Mar 1977 (v.158#3) pg. 221

How to add a structure of 2x6s and a canopy of vinyl to cover a deck or patio.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 171

Photo shows how to hide unsightly patio roof framing by adding a screen of 2x3 strips nailed underneath the wood frame.
SUNSET Jun 1979 (v.162#6) pg. 192

Patio roof features adjustable slats (louvers) to control the amount of sunlight which gets down to the patio.
SUNSET Sep 1982 (v.169#3) pg. 100

Tips on installing clear acrylic plastic roof panels (instead of corrugated fiberglass).
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 116B

Hyperbolic paraboloid patio roof.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1963 (v.19#4) pg. 12

Patio roof is built with wooden "egg-crate" grids topped by translucent plastic skylight domes.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1971 (v.27#4) pg. 19

Patio sun screens provide shade, lower cooling costs, and add beauty. A shade trellis of simple post-and-beam construction serves as a roof for a patio. Basic design and construction described and illustrated.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1979 (v.35#4) pg. 38

How to build a hyperbolic-paraboloid patio roof covered with 1x4 tongue and groove decking.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1979 (v.35#4) pg. 79

Patio cover adds to use and value of home. Simple 2x6 roof framing is supported by 4x4 uprights and covered with corrugated fiberglass panels.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 54

Patio cover. Simple wooden framework is covered with fiberglass panels.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 8

How to waterproof an upper deck (surfaced with tongue-and-groove flooring) so that water will not leak onto a lower patio, porch, etc.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 12

Sun-filtering pergola. Construct a pergola-style roof to shade an attached deck or patio. Several rafter tail design options are shown.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1998 (v.54#4) pg. 38