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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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The Very Efficient Carpenter
The Very Efficient Carpenter
by Larry Haun
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A complete course in basic framing, including information on tools, plans, codes, permits, lumber and materials.... (read more)

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Measuring, Marking, and Layout: A Builder's Guide (For Pros/By Pros)
Measuring, Marking, and Layout: A Builder's Guide (For Pros/By Pros)
by John Carroll
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-- Provides simple techniques for accurate measuring using a number of basic... (read more)

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Keeping the Cutting Edge: Setting and Sharpening Hand and Power Saws
Keeping the Cutting Edge: Setting and Sharpening Hand and Power Saws
by Harold H Payson
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A valuable manual for all woodworkers, you will learn how to sharpen and maintain all types of blades -- handsaws, bow saws, dado acts, bandsaws, and more.... (read more)

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Complete Trimwork & Carpentry (Stanley Complete Projects Made Easy)
Complete Trimwork & Carpentry (Stanley Complete Projects Made Easy)
by Larry Johnston
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Stanley pros offer novices and experts shortcuts, tips, and advice on how to avoid pitfalls.Step-by-step details and hundreds of photos simplify dozens of projects to construct and finish walls.Projects provide instructions for common carpentry solutions... (read more)

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Finish Carpentry
Finish Carpentry
by William P. Spence
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“Spence brings a fresh perspective to familiar subject matter by treating it in a way that stresses professional craftsmanship....He opens with sections on tools and safety before moving on to a subject-by-subject treatment of interior and exterior... (read more)

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Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Built-Ins: Complete Plans for Custom Cabinets, Shelving, Seating & More, Second Edition
Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Built-Ins: Complete Plans for Custom Cabinets, Shelving, Seating & More, Second Edition
by Editors of CPi
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Nothing says quality and luxury like a custom built-in storage unit, and no project offers greater satisfaction and cost savings than a DIY built-in project. This detailed DIY book gives complete illustrated instructions for dozens of must-have built-in... (read more)

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Black & Decker Here's How...Decks: Build Your Very Own Deck in 12 Easy Steps (Black & Decker Here's How)
Black & Decker Here's How...Decks: Build Your Very Own Deck in 12 Easy Steps (Black & Decker Here's How)
by Jennifer Gehlhar
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Here’s How…Decks offers the basics of  building an entire deck from start to finish, at a price never before offered. For less than $10.00, readers get complete instructions and illustrations for laying out and building a basic deck... (read more)

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The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft
The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft
by Azby Brown
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andlt;iandgt;The Genius of Japanese Carpentryandlt;/iandgt; tells the story of the 1200-year-old Yakushiji monastery in Nara and the dedicated modern-day craftsmen who are working to restore what has been lost to the depredations of time, fire, and... (read more)

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Shelves and Cabinets
Shelves and Cabinets
by Sunset Books
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Whether you're building from scratch or installing straight from the store, this is the only book you'll need to make sure your shelves, cabinets, and built-ins look professional and well integrated in your home or office. First you have to know what you... (read more)

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The self-build book
The self-build book
by Jon Broome
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Architects Jon Broome and Brian Richardson recognize that professional advice sometimes undermines the emotional satisfaction that motivates people to build their own homes. The Self-Build Book encourages and teaches the individual how to maintain... (read more)

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Woodwork Joints: How to Make and Where to Use Them
Woodwork Joints: How to Make and Where to Use Them
by William (edt) Fairham
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Originally published at the turn of the twentieth century by an anonymous “Practical Joiner,” Woodwork Joints: How to Make and Where to Use Them remains an incredibly useful and practical guide for deciding which joints to use and how to make... (read more)

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Routing and Shaping
Routing and Shaping
by Time Life
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Geared to amateur and intermediate woodworkers, this series covers everything from using a handsaw to refinishing an antique. Full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions show how to perform specific woodworking tasks.... (read more)

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A Treatise on Stairbuilding and Handrailing
A Treatise on Stairbuilding and Handrailing
by William Mowat
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Explanations and details of newelled stairs, face moulds, joinery, stone stairs, and more.... (read more)

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Builder's Apprentice: A Memoir
Builder's Apprentice: A Memoir
by Andrew J Hoffman
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In 1986, Andy Hoffman quit an engineering job, declined acceptances for graduate school at Harvard and Berkeley and accepted a carpenter's job in Nantucket. Unbeknownst to him, he had entered the world of high-end custom building. Within four years, he... (read more)

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How to Make Kitchen Cabinets: Build, Upgrade, and Install Your Own with the Experts at American Woodworker (Best of American Woo)
How to Make Kitchen Cabinets: Build, Upgrade, and Install Your Own with the Experts at American Woodworker (Best of American Woo)
by Randy Johnson
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Shop-tested expert advice for amateur woodworkers on how to build their own kitchen cabinets, and on how to make and install kitchen upgrades, culled from 35 articles that appeared in American Woodworker magazine, originally published between 1999 and... (read more)

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Black & Decker Here's How...Trimwork: 24 Quick & Easy Makeovers for Walls, Windows & Doors (Black & Decker Here's How)
Black & Decker Here's How...Trimwork: 24 Quick & Easy Makeovers for Walls, Windows & Doors (Black & Decker Here's How)
by Creative Publishing (cor)
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This book represents trim carpentry for the home at its most basic level, with all the unnecessary material stripped away. Featuring 24 step-by step trim projects shown with clear color photos, it is a value-priced offering that appeals to today’s... (read more)

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Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors: Plan, Design, Build (Ultimate Guide To...)
Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors: Plan, Design, Build (Ultimate Guide To...)
by Bill Hylton
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Ultimate Guide: Trellises & Arbors is an all-inclusive guide for anyone searching for the perfect accent to their yard or garden—from beautiful design ideas to detailed building plans to advice on choosing the correct plant. •... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The Complete Guide to Building Classic Barns, Fences, Storage Sheds, Animal Pens, Outbuildings, Greenhouses, Farm Equipment, & Tools: A Step-By-Step G (Back-To-Basics)
The Complete Guide to Building Classic Barns, Fences, Storage Sheds, Animal Pens, Outbuildings, Greenhouses, Farm Equipment, & Tools: A Step-By-Step G (Back-To-Basics)
by Inc. (cor) Atlantic Publishing Group
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With their classic barns and fences, American small farms, and the buildings that support these farms, serve a much-needed purpose as much today as they have in the past. Even with the advent of new technology frequently used on farms,... (read more)

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Installing & Finishing Drywall
Installing & Finishing Drywall
by William Spence
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Whether you do it yourself, or hire an expert, youll get the best results with your drywall with the help of this handy manual—now revised, with the hundreds of photographs and diagrams in color for the first time. Detailed instructions explain all... (read more)

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