Construction and Homes
Ultimate Guide to Fences, Arbors and Trellises
Plan, Design, Build
Paperback ISBN: 1580113907
Revealing how to enhance one's outdoor space with a variety of gates, fences, trellises, and arbors, an illustrated handbook utilizes step-by-step instructions and photographs to guide readers through the entire design and construction process, covering such topics as fence layout, building techniques, fitting, materials, and the latest trends in design. Original.
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.
The Natural House
A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes
Paperback ISBN: 1890132578
This sourcebook examines the options for building a house that is economical, energy-efficient, nontoxic, kind to the environment, and pleasurable to inhabit. Explores the pros and cons of 14 natural building methods, including straw bale, rammed earth, cob, cordwood, adobe, earthbags, papercrete, earthships, and others, all well-illustrated in b&w