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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book (Weekend Project Book)
Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book (Weekend Project Book)
by David R Stiles
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Simple instructions written in plain, jargon-free language for the novice home carpenter.... (read more)

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My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways and Workspaces (My Cool)
My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways and Workspaces (My Cool)
by Jane Field Lewis
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More coolness in the style of My Cool Caravan and My Cool Campervan, this time celebrating the humble and not so humble shed—from artists' studios to beach huts The 35 sheds in this stylish collection include small cabins, garden... (read more)

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The New Cottage Home: A Tour of Unique American Dwellings
The New Cottage Home: A Tour of Unique American Dwellings
by Jim Tolpin
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The New Cottage Home taps into today's move toward lifestyle simplicity and the idea that living space should be rich in details, conservative of resources, and no larger than necessary. Jim Tolpin celebrates the diversity and charm of 30 sample cottages,... (read more)

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Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution
Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution
by Alex Johnson
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Featuring shedworkers and shedbuilders from around the world who are leading the alternative workplace revolution, Shedworking looks at why having a shed office is a greener way of working, improves the work-life balance, and accelerates one's... (read more)

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Cabin Fever: Sheds and Shelters, Huts and Hideaways
Cabin Fever: Sheds and Shelters, Huts and Hideaways
by Marie France Boyer
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The search for solitude, the need to throw off the trappings of worldly life, has produced some of the world's most romantic and beguiling buildings. Brought together here, they remind us of that wilder side of human nature which we all recognize and... (read more)

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Alternative Housebuilding
Alternative Housebuilding
by Michael Mcclintock
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Build a home using logs, adobe, stone, cordwood, rammed earth, or earth-sheltered methods for less money and lower energy costs. "Includes information and diagrams detailed enough to construct seven different homes...an unbiased, unglamorized, nitty... (read more)

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Treehouse Perspectives: Living High on Little
Treehouse Perspectives: Living High on Little
by Christina Salisbury
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Living high on little became a way of life w hen the Salisbury's moved their family into a tree house in Belize. Now, after having lived for thirty-six years where the Central American jungle meets the Caribbean Sea, Tina and Kirby share their intriguing... (read more)

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Cabins & Cottages and Other Small Spaces
Cabins & Cottages and Other Small Spaces
by Fine Homebuilding (edt)
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Small homes continue to be a best-selling topic for a number of reasons including smaller family sizes, smaller available building lots, and the desire to use fewer natural resources. But the biggest factor may be simple economics. Many people found... (read more)

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My Cool Campervan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Campervans
My Cool Campervan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Campervans
by Jane Field Lewis
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A companion volume to My Cool Caravan, celebrating the new wave of interest in campervans and motorhomes and the diverse ways that owners are styling them Exploring the inspiring ways that owners refurbish and customize their campervans and... (read more)

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Horse in the Bathroom: How an Old Stable Became Our Dream Village Home
Horse in the Bathroom: How an Old Stable Became Our Dream Village Home
by Derek J Taylor
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An affectionate look at contemporary English village life, from city-dwellers who decide to build their dream home Maggie wants a house with lots of light. I need one with character. And what we do have in common doesn't help either—we're both... (read more)

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Tipis, Tepees, Teepees (07 Edition)
Tipis, Tepees, Teepees (07 Edition)
by Holley
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The history and evolution of teh tipi, with instructions on how to make you... (read more)

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The New Natural House Book: Creating a Healthy, Harmonious, and Ecologically Sound Home
The New Natural House Book: Creating a Healthy, Harmonious, and Ecologically Sound Home
by David Pearson
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This completely revised and redesigned edition of the bestselling Natural House Book brings you hundreds of practical energy- and money-saving ideas to enhance your home, your environment, and your well-being. Originally published in 1989, The Natural... (read more)

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Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice
Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice
by Sukita Reay Crimmel
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For most of human history, people have lived in durable, comfortable buildings made from natural materials such as soil, sand, rocks, and fiber. All over the globe, these ancient traditions persist; a quarter to a third of the world's population today... (read more)

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The New Strawbale Home
The New Strawbale Home
by Catherine Wanek
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Although straw bale construction is beginning to enter the mainstream, many people continue to wonder what a straw bale house looks like. The New Strawbale Home answers definitively, Anything you want Innovative architects and builders are reinventing... (read more)

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Humble Homes, Simple Shacks, Cozy Cottages, Ramshackle Retreats, Funky Forts: And Whatever the Heck Else We Could Squeeze in Here
Humble Homes, Simple Shacks, Cozy Cottages, Ramshackle Retreats, Funky Forts: And Whatever the Heck Else We Could Squeeze in Here
by Derek Diedricksen
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This Old House meets Waynes World in this zany guide to designing and building tiny homes Derek Diedricksen has always had a love for small, modest houses ever since his father gave him the book Tiny Tiny Houses by Lester Walker for his tenth... (read more)

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Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
by Dale Mulfinger
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Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold over 165,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category... (read more)

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Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: And How to Make Them
Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: And How to Make Them
by D. C. Beard
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Nineteenth-century building advice that is eminently practical in the twenty-first century. 330 b/w... (read more)

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Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities
Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities
by Shay Salomon
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Live in less space but have more room to enjoy it. Does that sound like a contradiction? Smart readers will discover that, on the contrary, living small can free up your mind, your wallet, and your soul. With the cost of living rising, and the... (read more)

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Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide
Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide
by David R Stiles
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Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers – the woodland hideaway you’ve dreamed of is in these pages! Whether you long for an elegant water gazebo, a luxurious sauna hut, or a traditional tipi, you’ll find illustrated, step-by... (read more)

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Simple Shelters: Tents, Tipis, Yurts, Domes and Other Ancient Homes (Wooden Books)
Simple Shelters: Tents, Tipis, Yurts, Domes and Other Ancient Homes (Wooden Books)
by Jonathan Horning
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A brief introduction to the construction and history of basic shelters. Shelter is one of our most basic needs, and throughout history mankind has been highly inventive in meeting it. Simple Shelters introduces the principal types of wooden and stick... (read more)

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