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The Homestead Builder: Practical Hints for Handy-Men

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The classic guide to building cabins and houses from scratch.
 
First published in 1872, this timeless work is packed with handy advice and useful tips that show the best ways to plan and construct dwellings in any location using wood, earth, and gravel.

 Includes no-nonsense instructions for building:

 
 • Log cabins • Fence posts

 • Slab houses  • Gates

 • Farm houses • Furniture

 • Cellars

 
Originally written for those fanning out from eastern cities to homestead, The Homestead Builder, Second Edition is a fascinating historical record that is sure to appeal to anyone interested in Americana or inclined toward self-sufficiency.

Synopsis:

Originally published in 1872, HOMESTEAD BUILDER is filled with plans and precise instructions for building a home, using materials such as wood, earth and gravel. It includes log cabins, slab houses, farm houses and more, as well as instructions on building an outdoor oven, a cellar, fences, gates, gardens and furniture. This is a completely useful handbook as well as a fascinating historical record of the American pioneer.

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n/a (previously published in 1872)
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781599211534
Author:
Dwyer, C. P.
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Introduction by:
Vassallo, Marc
Introduction:
Vassallo, Marc
Author:
Vassallo, Marc
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Subject:
General House & Home
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations throughout
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
7.25 x 4.5 in

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Originally published in 1872, HOMESTEAD BUILDER is filled with plans and precise instructions for building a home, using materials such as wood, earth and gravel. It includes log cabins, slab houses, farm houses and more, as well as instructions on building an outdoor oven, a cellar, fences, gates, gardens and furniture. This is a completely useful handbook as well as a fascinating historical record of the American pioneer.

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