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Editor's Notepad

Editor's Notepad

Outdoor Projects Special Issues Available for iPad

comments (2) July 18th, 2013 in Blogs
rwotzak Rob Wotzak, Web Producer

Look for these mini issues and more in the Fine Homebulding iPad appClick To Enlarge

Look for these mini issues and more in the Fine Homebulding iPad app

Download outdoor-project mini issues to get just the info you need to spruce up your backyard

You may already know that we've been publishing complete issues of Fine Homebuilding magazine on the iPad for quite some time now, but what if you're just trying to figure out how to frame that new deck or lay that patio you've been itching to build? That's where our new Outdoor Projects iPad series comes in.

In each mini tablet issue you will find detailed step-by-step illustrations, in-depth product information. For some projects there are even complete how-to video series right in the tablet issue.

First you will need to download our free Fine Homebuilding app in the Apple app store. Once you open the app, you can purchase and download any of these mini issues:

Ensure deck safety FREE iPad mini issue

This FREE sample mini issue will help you to build a safe new deck or bring an old one up to code.

Guide to deck materials iPad mini issue

 Get the lowdown on all the deck materials you need, including, decking, hardware, framing lumber, and more.


 Plans, illustrations, and a 7-part video series Will give you all the help you need to build a beautiful backyard shed

 walks, patios, and walls iPad mini issue

Choose the right paving materials for your project, then learn the techniques to lay them down right.


Online members and print subscribers get access to tablet-editions of core issues for free

Get the best deal by combining services. If you still enjoy reading a hard copy of Fine Homebuilding, or if you also want the benefits of our online member content, subscribe or buy an online membership before purchasing the tablet editions. Once you've downloaded the Fine Homebuilding app, use your magazine subscription customer number (on the mailing label of your magazine); or your registered email address if you're an online member to pair your account to the app.

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Comments (2)

rwotzak rwotzak writes: Sorry for the delay. We've had a few technical difficulties but expect to publish the walks, patios, and walls issue very soon.
Posted: 9:19 am on July 23rd

user-1140143 user-1140143 writes: All the outdoor project mini issues are available via the iPad app with the exception of walks, patios, and walls. It was stated to be available last Friday. Any word why it hasn't appeared yet?
Posted: 5:28 pm on July 22nd

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