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Fine Homebuilding Great Houses: Timber-Frame Houses
Fine Homebuilding Great Houses: Timber-Frame Houses
by Fine Homebuilding
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Traditional methods and current innovations make timer-frame building more practical than ever. Top teachers and practitioners like Tedd Benson, Jack Sobon and George Nash describe remodels and reconstructions, houses modeled after old-world sytles, and... (read more)

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The Log Home Maintenance Guide: A Field Guide for Identifying, Preventing, and Solving Problems
The Log Home Maintenance Guide: A Field Guide for Identifying, Preventing, and Solving Problems
by Gary Schroeder
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America has hundreds of thousands of log homes, and every one of them presents unique maintenance issues that differ from homes of traditional stick-frame construction. Lack of knowledge about the unique characteristics of a log home all too often... (read more)

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Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them
Log Cabins: How to Build and Furnish Them
by William S Wicks
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Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but dont know where to start? With Log Cabins, author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the... (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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Complete Guide to Building Log Homes
Complete Guide to Building Log Homes
by Monte Burch
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From buying land and drawing floor plans to choosing log styles and joinery, every phase of construction is covered in over 800 photos and drawings with complete how-to instructions. From the experts at Popular Science. “Whether you need to know... (read more)

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Log Homes Made Easy: Contracting and Building Your Own Log Home
Log Homes Made Easy: Contracting and Building Your Own Log Home
by Jim Cooper
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The revised and updated edition of this best-selling guide outlines what every owner-contractor needs to know before beginning a dream log home.... (read more)

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The Owner-Built Log House: Living in Harmony with Your Environment
The Owner-Built Log House: Living in Harmony with Your Environment
by Allan Mackie
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Praise for the first edition: B. Allan Mackie demonstrates to anyone who has ever dreamed of having a log home that ownership is within reach. -- Log Home Design A decade ago, B. Allan Mackie was nearing completion of Ardea, the log house he built on... (read more)

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Creative Country Construction: Building & Living in Harmony with Nature
Creative Country Construction: Building & Living in Harmony with Nature
by Robert Inwood
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Perfect for today's focus on green building techniques and self-reliance, this how-to guide combines and updates two classics-In Harmony with Nature and Country Comforts. The book showcases homes and detailed, step-by-step building projects by non... (read more)

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Building the Timber Frame House: The Revival of a Forgotten Craft
Building the Timber Frame House: The Revival of a Forgotten Craft
by Tedd Benson
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For centuries, post-and-beam construction has proved to be one of the most durable building techniques. It is being enthusiastically revived today not only for its sturdiness but because it can be easily insulated, it is attractive, and it offers the... (read more)

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Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream, and Five Acres in Maine
Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream, and Five Acres in Maine
by Lou Ureneck
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Inspired by his From the Ground Up blog for the New York Times, a beautifully written memoir about building and brotherhood Confronted with the disappointments and knockdowns that can come in middle age—job loss, the death of his mother, a health... (read more)

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The Log Home Book: Design, Past & Present
The Log Home Book: Design, Past & Present
by Cindy Thiede
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In years past, the mention of a log home conjured up images of a primitive vacation cabin in the heart of a wooded wilderness, but now log-home living has become a strong contemporary component of the culture of many countries. Log-home design and... (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 Afford Your Own Log Home: Save 25% Without Lifting a Log
How to Afford Your Own Log Home: Save 25% Without Lifting a Log
by Carl Heldmann
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The trick to saving 25-percent off the cost of building a log home lies in being your own general contractor. This book acts as a knowledgeable guide through all phases of planning, estimating, financing, and construction. The author, himself a licensed... (read more)

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Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home (Garden Way Publishing Classic)
Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home (Garden Way Publishing Classic)
by Roger Hard
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If you're considering building your own log house, whether from your own logs or from a kit, this comprehensive guide has all the information you need. Roger Hard covers everything from choosing a site to planning the foundation and driveway, shaping... (read more)

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Log Cabins and Cottages: How to Build and Furnish Them
Log Cabins and Cottages: How to Build and Furnish Them
by William S Wicks
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This reprint captures the resurgence of people migrating to the woods looking for change, recuperation, pleasure, and health. Whether you have a log home or share the dream of owning one, this is the perfect addition to your library.... (read more)

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Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream, and Five Acres in Maine
Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream, and Five Acres in Maine
by Lou Ureneck
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Inspired by his From the Ground Up blog for the New York Times, a beautifully written memoir about building and brotherhood Confronted with the disappointments and knockdowns that can come in middle age—job loss, the death of his mother, a health... (read more)

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The Homestead Builder: Practical Hints for Handy-Men
The Homestead Builder: Practical Hints for Handy-Men
by Charles P Dwyer
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A practical classic filled with handy advice on the best ways to plan and construct dwellings in any location, using wood, earth, and gravel.... (read more)

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Log Cabins: And How to Build Them
Log Cabins: And How to Build Them
by William Swanson
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Written by famed builder William Swanson, Log Cabins and How to Build Them is a step-by-step illustrated guide that will give an inexperienced builder a true picture of how a log cabin can be built by various time- and labor-saving methods. The types of... (read more)

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Log Cabin Living
Log Cabin Living
by Daniel Mack
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"This book," writes rustic furniture-maker Mack in his introduction, "empowers you to seek out your own log cabinthat place where things are safe, quiet, and you can just be yourself." Each glossy page is laid out differently with a hodgepodge of... (read more)

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The Log Cabin: An Adventure in Self-Reliance, Individualism, and Cabin Building
The Log Cabin: An Adventure in Self-Reliance, Individualism, and Cabin Building
by Len Mcdougall
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Almost every man (women are saner) dreams, at least once in his life, of getting away from it all, deep into the woods, and going it alone. Expert tracker and woodsman Len McDougall shows us the way in The Log Cabin, an extraordinary blend of how-to... (read more)

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