Simple Fountains

Simple Fountains

20 Step-by-step Projects for Indoors & Out

Book - 1999
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From small tabletop models to full-size backyard waterfalls, fountains can add beauty and serenity to any setting. Expert landscaper Dorcas Adkins offers step-by-step instructions for creating 20 elegant fountains that use a wide variety of materials. With advice on everything from installing quiet magnet-driven pumps to working bonsai trees into an ethereal fountain design, Adkins helps you create a water feature that suits your personal taste and style. Build your own fountain and enjoy the soothing sounds and playful visual effects of moving water.
Publisher: Pownal, VT : Storey Books, c1999
ISBN: 9781580175067
1580175066
9781580171908
1580171907
Branch Call Number: 714 ADK
Characteristics: ix, 149 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm

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abkeller Dec 02, 2012

Anyone who adores the calming sound of falling water, but can’t afford an enormous water display should consult the ideas contained in this book. Ms. Adkins shows us, step by step, how each of us can embrace the fountain’s relaxing flow, whether it be a small, tabletop display, a basin surrounded by lush green ferns or a full fledged waterfall plunging over the edge in magnificent wonder. Key among the many illustrations are the schematic drawings illustrating how the pump and tubing fit into the fountain itself, how to calculate and maximize the flow of water in your own fountain, tips and suggested tools and elements that compose each artistic water concept. Great gift idea.

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