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Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House

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Publisher Comments:

Since its founding in 1976, the non-profit Habitat for Humanity International has built more than 255,000 houses for more than one million people and families in need world wide. First published in 2002, "Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House "has helped thousands more build simple, energy-efficient homes of their own by helping guide them from foundation to roof, through all interior finishes and fixtures. Written by long-time carpenter and Habitat volunteer, Larry Haun, this extensive revision features up-to-date information on residential codes, construction methods, and materials — as well as an updated design inside and out. Haun also provides new sections on tools, siding, ventilation, and landscaping. With Clear information on everything from obtaining a site and permit to finishing touches like installing door locks and cabinets, this is the best single-volume resource for the beginning homebuilder.

Synopsis:

From the world's leading authority on community home building comes a step-by-step guide to building an efficient, affordable, quality house. 350 color photos. 100 drawings.

Synopsis:

Available for the first time, Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House is a complete, step-by-step guide to building a house from the world's leading authority on community home building. Presented documentary-style, each process is illustrated with full-color photos shot exclusively for this book and accompanied by clear, authoritative and friendly text. An ideal book for beginners as well as more experienced builders, Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House covers everything you need to know about building an efficient, affordable, quality house.

-- Habitat for Humanity has built more than 100,000 houses, through 1500 affiliates worldwide

-- Includes information on building codes, building inspections, energy efficiency, professional building techniques and tools and materials

About the Author

Larry Haun has worked as a carpenter in southern California for four decades and has been a Habitat for Humanity volunteer since the 1980s. He has taught apprentice carpenters at a local community college for more than 20 years. Larry lives in coastal Oregon, where he continues to build houses for Habitat.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561589678
Author:
Haun, Larry
Publisher:
Taunton Press
With:
Laurence, Vincent
With:
Snyder, Tim
Author:
Larry
Author:
Snyder, Tim
Author:
Johnson, Angela C.
Author:
Angela, C.
Author:
Angela C.
Author:
Laurence, Vincent
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - General
Subject:
House Plans
Subject:
House construction -- United States.
Subject:
Habitat for Humanity, inc
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Subject:
General House & Home
Edition Description:
Revised, Updated ed.
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrations, unspecified
Pages:
282
Dimensions:
10.89x9.03x.60 in. 2.19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , From the world's leading authority on community home building comes a step-by-step guide to building an efficient, affordable, quality house. 350 color photos. 100 drawings.
"Synopsis" by , Available for the first time, Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House is a complete, step-by-step guide to building a house from the world's leading authority on community home building. Presented documentary-style, each process is illustrated with full-color photos shot exclusively for this book and accompanied by clear, authoritative and friendly text. An ideal book for beginners as well as more experienced builders, Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House covers everything you need to know about building an efficient, affordable, quality house.

-- Habitat for Humanity has built more than 100,000 houses, through 1500 affiliates worldwide

-- Includes information on building codes, building inspections, energy efficiency, professional building techniques and tools and materials

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