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The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
by Carla Emery
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The essential resource for modern homesteading, growing and preserving foods, and raising chickens, The Encyclopedia of Country Living includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat... (read more)

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Building Construction Illustrated
Building Construction Illustrated
by Francis D K Ching
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' Whether building a summer cottage in the woods or homesteading off the grid, this book gives readers a logical and sensible approach to building permanent shelter in out-of-the-way places. Including everything from choosing and clearing a site and... (read more)

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson
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There is nothing on this planet that Bryson cannot make fascinating. In his hands, exploring the minutiae of his house becomes an adventure. (Granted, his house is a Victorian vicarage in Norfolk, England.) At Home is a joyful, chatty dip into the... (read more)

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New Fix-It-Yourself Manual: How to Repair, Clean and Maintain Anything and Everything in andaround Your Home
New Fix-It-Yourself Manual: How to Repair, Clean and Maintain Anything and Everything in andaround Your Home
by Readers Digest
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The indispensable reference guide for every homeowner, guaranteed to help you maintain and improve your home while saving time and money. Covering everything from replacing faulty faucets and showerheads to curing the quirks of an air conditioner, this... (read more)

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The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage
The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage
by Ianto Evans
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Are you ready for the Cob Cottage? This is a building method so old and so simple that it has been all but forgotten in the rush to synthetics. A cob cottage,cobb, however, might be the ultimate expression of ecological design, a structure so attuned to... (read more)

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Cabins: A Guide to Building Your Own Nature Retreat
Cabins: A Guide to Building Your Own Nature Retreat
by David R Stiles
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Clear, practical book ... full-color photos help do-it-yourselfers realize their dreams. -- Log Homes Illustrated The best-selling Cabins is back in print, at the same great value of its original price. This authoritative how-to title gives readers all... (read more)

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Vim and Vinegar: Moisten Cakes, Eliminate Grease, Remove Stains, Kill Weeds, Cean Pots & Pans, Soften Laundry, Unclog Drains, Control D
Vim and Vinegar: Moisten Cakes, Eliminate Grease, Remove Stains, Kill Weeds, Cean Pots & Pans, Soften Laundry, Unclog Drains, Control D
by Melodie Moore
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What Baking Soda Bonanza did for baking soda, Vim & Vinegar does for vinegar. From reviving wilted vegetables and untangling hair to curing insomnia and cleaning windows, everything you ever wanted to know about vinegar's miraculous uses is here in... (read more)

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The Ultimate Prepper's Guide: How to Make Sure the End of the World as We Know It Isn't the End of Your World
The Ultimate Prepper's Guide: How to Make Sure the End of the World as We Know It Isn't the End of Your World
by Jay Cassell
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The Ultimate Preppers' Guide is packed with practical approaches, step-by-step instructions, and how-to explanations for disaster and emergency preparation. Knowledge maps, flow charts, and templates provide important information at a glance and walk you... (read more)

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Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
by Lloyd Kahn
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The house I grew up in (with my sister, my two parents, a constant but ever-changing assortment of critters, and all the associated clutter one might expect) was 800 sq. ft. In a word: tiny. But the homes in Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter give... (read more)

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Homes from Home: Inventive Small Spaces, from Chic Shacks to Cabins and Caravans
Homes from Home: Inventive Small Spaces, from Chic Shacks to Cabins and Caravans
by Vinny Lee
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There is an enormous pleasure in having a place where you can get away from it all, a small intimate space where you can live out your fantasies or simply indulge a passion. This could be a boat moored on an urban waterway or a wilderness shack miles... (read more)

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Building Your Own Greenhouse: Greenhouse Basics (Greenhouse Basics)
Building Your Own Greenhouse: Greenhouse Basics (Greenhouse Basics)
by Mark Freeman
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The fundamentals of assembling a greenhouse and custom designing it to the gardener's needs, from simple cold frames to large free-standing and attached-to-the-house structures.... (read more)

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Creating the Not So Big House
Creating the Not So Big House
by Sarah Susanka
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In this sequel to The Not So Big House, Sarah Susanka shows readers how to create extraordinary "Not So Big" homes. She leads a personal tour through 25 of the most beautiful, well-designed homes in North America. More than 200 color photos, floor plans... (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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At Home: A Short History of Private Life
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson
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There is nothing on this planet that Bryson cannot make fascinating. In his hands, exploring the minutiae of his house becomes an adventure. (Granted, his house is a Victorian vicarage in Norfolk, England.) At Home is a joyful, chatty dip into the... (read more)

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Just in Case: How to Be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens
Just in Case: How to Be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens
by Kathy Harrison
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Many disaster-preparedness guides are hardcore; they assume that you can afford to dash out and buy a three-month food supply right this second and that you have the dedication to stock haz-mat gear in your basement. If you are more concerned with being... (read more)

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How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway
How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Maintaining a Backcountry Getaway
by J. Wayne Fears
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For generations, nature lovers, writers, and sportsmen have found an escape from their day-to-day world in living closer to nature. J. Wayne Fears offers a complete guide to building without the hassle of a construction crew or outrageous costs. This... (read more)

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How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
by Erin Bried
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This cute collection draws on the wisdom of 10 real grandfathers, with advice on how to grow and maintain a beard, change a flat, tie a bow tie, season a cast-iron skillet, and more. A charming, back-to-basics resource for young gentlemen and ladies... (read more)

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Timber Frame Home Design Constructio 2ND Edition
Timber Frame Home Design Constructio 2ND Edition
by Tedd Benson
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Learn to adapt the sturdy elegance of timber-frame construction to the needs of modern life. Hundreds of color photos and drawings showcase the latest designs, methods, and materials.... (read more)

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The Real Goods Independent Builder: Designing and Building a House Your Own Way (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
The Real Goods Independent Builder: Designing and Building a House Your Own Way (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
by Sam Clark
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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... (read more)

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New Built-ins Idea Book
New Built-ins Idea Book
by Sandor Nagyszalanczy
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Do-it-yourself home projects have become a national pastime, and nothing satisfies that urge more then creating built-ins. The fact that they are a permanent part of a house makes it more critical that they be done with as much skill and imagination as... (read more)

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