DIY Guides and Reference Material
When thoughtfully planned, a natural swimming pool or pond makes a wonderful addition to your outdoor living space! Though they can't fully replace the expertise of a professional natural pool designer, these DIY guides and reference books are some of our favorites for helping you to understand how natural water features are built and how to start one of your own!
Natural Swimming Guides
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds: THE TOTAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition
This is a complete How-To Guide, now in its 3rd edition, with all you need in order to understand how our Natural Swimming Pool/Pond system works and how to design and build one of your own.
This interactive ebook contains all of our company secrets and techniques. We have put 1000 hours of hard work into this guide and filled it with detailed information, step-by-step examples, formulas, plumbing details, and over 150 illustrations and photographs. Our 3rd edition is complete with new photos, drawings, product hyperlinks and our most up-to-date construction techniques.
Note: This is a digital download. A link to download the eBook will be sent to the email address you enter at checkout. The eBook is an interactive PDF, so is best viewed on a computer, tablet, e-reader or smartphone.
The Essential NSP Plans - Downloadable DIY Construction Set
These construction plans are your essential guide to our most basic, most economical style of Natural Swimming Pool/Pond (NSP)! Along with the companion eBook, Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds: THE TOTAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, these customizable plans contain all you need to begin planning your own swimming pond! This 12 page plan is packed with scaled drawings, material and dimension callouts, plumbing info and special construction details. Within the plans, you will find drawings detailing all of the major components and installation steps needed to create the Essential NSP (including plumbing the system as well as building a basic pier and underwater wooden wall), plus some optional upgrades like a waterfall or zero-entry pebble beach.
Note: This is a digital download. A link to download the plans will be sent to the email address you enter at checkout. This digital download contains:
- (12) Construction Plan pages (8.5" x 11" size) for 8 different pond sizes/shapes
- Resource Packet with Materials Lists for each of the 8 designs
- How-To eBook - Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds: THE TOTAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition
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