If you want to rebuild a beloved ride, house a prized collector car, or spend some quality time with a motorcycle, here is the book for you. An essential tool for building your dream garage, this book takes readers from inspiration to reality in engaging and easy-to-follow steps. 

With plenty of clear illustrations and examples, the author explains all the issues a homeowner must confront when planning and building a new garage or adapting an old one to accommodate new vehicles and new ideas. Beginning with the design, Klancher walks the prospective owner through the entire process, from preliminary issues like zoning and building permits, to dimensions and materials, to finishing a space with workbenches, lighting, flooring, and wall coverings.

Filled with practical advice and instructions for the handy homeowner and weekend mechanic, the book also guides readers through the complexities (and wisdom) of contracting specific tasks. Detailed photographs showcase finished garages and highlight special features. Step-by-step sidebars cover the how-tos for garage owners with even the most elementary carpentry skills. Read this book before you begin and save yourself money and effort.

The Garage Paradise.
 
An essential tool for building a dream garage, this book takes readers from inspiration to reality in engaging and easy-to-follow steps. With plenty of clear illustrations and examples, author Lee Klancher explains all the issues a homeowner must confront when planning and building a new garage--or adapting an old one to accommodate new vehicles and new ideas. Beginning with zoning, permits, and the design, Klancher walks prospective owners through the entire process, from dimensions and materials to finishing a space with workbenches, lighting, flooring, and wall coverings. He also offers plenty of practical do-it-yourself advice and guidance for contracting certain tasks.

Product details

Title: How to Build Your Dream Garage
Subtitle: The Gearhead's Bible to the Garage
Pages:
160 pages
ISBN-13: 9780760331736
Publisher: Octane Press
Publication date: Sunday, July 13, 2008
Product Dimensions:
10 × 8.5 × 1 in
Retail Price:
$25.95
Author: Lee Klancher