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Little Book Of Log Cabins: How To Build And Furnish Them
Little Book Of Log Cabins
How To Build And Furnish Them
Paperback      ISBN: 0486442594
This handy, how-to manual is also a charming repository of make-it-yourself log furnishings and practical shelters that will inspire back-to-nature advocates. Instructions for building simple log structures are accompanied by clear, accurate line drawings of simple log structures, lean-tos, Adirondack cabins, fireplaces, stairways, furniture, beamed ceilings, and more. 102 line drawings.
Building Stairs
Building Stairs
Paperback      ISBN: 1561586536
Stairway design and construction is considered a cornerstone of homebuilding. To address this important topic, "Building Stairs contains design, fabrication, and installation information for a wide variety of options, from simple, site-built utility staircases to elaborate spirals.
Cabins: A Guide to Building Your Own Nature Retreat
Cabins
A Guide to Building Your Own Nature Retreat
Paperback      ISBN: 1552093735
Illustrated guide to designing and building a wilderness cabin, cottage or camp.
Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook: The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home
Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook
The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517577003
Combining professional expertise with the author's signature style, a comprehensive home care handbook takes readers step by step through the upkeep of every room in the house, covering everything from removing stains to replacing a window pane, and furnishes valuable t adivce on how to make a home safe and comfortable and how to maintain it properly. 500,000 first printing.
Creating the Not So Big House: Insights and Ideas for the New American Home
Creating the Not So Big House
Insights and Ideas for the New American Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 1561583774
The sequel to the best-selling The Not So Big House offers a close-up, richly illustrated look at twenty-five outstanding examples of the best small-house designs to show readers what they need to know to create the home that best fits their goals and lifestyles. 75,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Independent Builder: Designing & Building a House Your Own Way
Independent Builder
Designing & Building a House Your Own Way
Paperback      ISBN: 0930031857
Presents building techniques, explains design principles, and discusses the planning process
Home Comforts: The Art And Science Of Keeping House
Home Comforts
The Art And Science Of Keeping House
Paperback      ISBN: 0743272862
A comprehensive housekeeping reference covers everything from cleaners and laundry to cooking and furniture repair, in an illustrated edition complemented by seasonal tips, philosophical essays about the value of domestic arts, and anecdotal writings about the author's experiences as a lawyer and a dedicated housekeeper. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Building Country Comforts: Wisdom on Living a Sustainable, Back-To-Basics Life
Building Country Comforts
Wisdom on Living a Sustainable, Back-To-Basics Life
Paperback      ISBN: 1402757743
Combines and updates two sustainable-living classics--In Harmony With Nature and Country Comforts--providing detailed step-by-step building projects and personal stories. Original.
Outdoor Kitchens & Fireplaces
Outdoor Kitchens & Fireplaces
Paperback      ISBN: 0764329553
Home Improvement for Dummies
Home Improvement for Dummies
Paperback      ISBN: 0764550055
Covers painting, wood refinishing, wallpapering, basic carpentry, plumbing, electricity, repairs, improvements, safety, and security