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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book
Tree Houses You Can Actually Build
A Weekend Project Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0395892732

Provides information on tools, ropes, knots, ladders, and other equipment and supplies needed for building a tree house, and offers five basic designs that can be built

Old World Kitchens and Bathrooms: A Design Guide
Old World Kitchens and Bathrooms
A Design Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0764320785

This book captures today's hottest design trend for the home - textures, design, colors, and craftsmanship that evoke European ideals of a bygone era. Explore kitchens and baths rich in the fine details that characterize Provencal, Tuscan, and English country designs. Massive range hoods and brick hearths, faux finishes, rich natural stone, and tile provide polish and posh to up-to-the-minute home environments. Enjoy hand-carved wood, wrought-iron, and fine crystal chandeliers in spaces filled with the latest appliances and an abundance of workspace. The atmosphere is timeless, and these designs are certain to endure. This is an indispensable design guide for professional designers and discerning homeowners.

William Morris As Designer
William Morris As Designer
Paperback      ISBN: 0442292104
The Decorative Tile in Architecture and Interiors: In Architecture and Interiors
The Decorative Tile in Architecture and Interiors
In Architecture and Interiors
Hardcover      ISBN: 0714831611

This text aims to integrate tiles and their design and manufacture, with the architectural and social environment in which they were used. It concentrates particularly on the golden age of tiles in the 19th century when their production became a major industry.

Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build
Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1586857800

Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build shows how average do-it-yourself families can easily and affordably bring to life a Hobbit's Treehouse, a Pirate's Playhouse, or a Crow's Nest in their own backyards There are a lot of books out there filled with enchanting photos of elaborate treehouses and playhouses built by professionals and costing tens of thousands to build. For the rest of us, there's bit of elbow grease, a lot of imagination, a trip to the hardware store-and Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build.

Authors David and Jeanie Stiles are the best-selling authors of a number of books on treehouses with sales of over 150,000 copies. They have created another straightforward how-to-build book filled with beautiful hand-drawn step-by-step illustrations that are easy to follow and describe in detail how to create each project. They include tips on budgeting, using basic tools, buying materials, and kid- and adult-friendly instructions Even for DIY novice types, this book simplifies the building process and inspires families of all types to work together and build cool stuff.

Independent Builder: Designing & Building a House Your Own Way
Independent Builder
Designing & Building a House Your Own Way
Paperback      ISBN: 0930031857

This is a comprehensive manual of design and building methods for owner-builders as well as professional builders and their clients. In addition to presenting specific building techniques, the book explains the design principles and planning processes that underlie all good building, so that readers can develop their own exceptional designs, independently.

Independent Builder develops subjects not covered thoroughly in other books, but critical to success:

Designing small houses that seem big

Understanding innovation

Estimating and controlling costs

Incorporating ergonomics and accessibility

Doing drawings and scale models

Making contracts that work

Fences for Pasture & Garden
Fences for Pasture & Garden
Paperback      ISBN: 088266753x

Whether you're trying to protect your garden from wildlife predators or want to keep your livestock from wandering too far, effective fencing can bring welcome peace of mind. Covering the pros and cons of a variety of fencing types, Gail Damerow shows you how to build a fence that works for your needs. With clearly illustrated instructions for building wire fences, rail fences, electric fences, woven fences, and more, you'll soon be creating effective enclosures that are guaranteed to save you time, money, and worry.

Bungalows: Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling, and Build
Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling, and Build
Hardcover      ISBN: 1561584355

The books in this series are filled with design ideas and inspiration for remodeling, renovating, and building houses in classic American architectural styles. Readers will discover innovative strategies for living comfortably in traditional-styled homes.

The Good House Book: A Common-Sense Guide to Alternative Homebuilding
The Good House Book
A Common-Sense Guide to Alternative Homebuilding
Paperback      ISBN: 1579902812

Writing for those considering building their own home, especially those concerned with sustainable construction, the author discusses fundamental considerations. In his richly illustrated volume, he frequently refers to traditional and modern building approaches from around the world in order to dem

Treehouses of the World
Treehouses of the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810949520

A leading authority on treehouse design takes readers on an around-the-world journey of treehouses, discussing how they are designed, built, and enjoyed in numerous cultures, in a volume that showcases thirty-five treehouses and discusses their role in environmentalism. 20,000 first printing.