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Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
by Storey Books
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Fascinating projects, trusted advice and nearly 1,000 b&w illustrations and photographs crowd every page of this unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living.... (read more)

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Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways
Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways
by Gerald Rowan
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The setting might be a sparkling lakefront, a cool clearing in the woods, a breathtaking mountaintop, or an expansive beach, but the dream of a modest retreat from everyday life often includes a simple little cabin. In cabin getaways of the imagination... (read more)

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Stanley Complete Plumbing with DVD
Stanley Complete Plumbing with DVD
by Stanley
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Become your own plumbing apprentice with Meredith Book's, Complete Plumbing. Showing you quick and simple ways for common plumbing repairs and maintenance problems in your home, this book is your ultimate guide to step-by-step plumbing. Gain confidence... (read more)

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The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
by Athena Swentzell Steen
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Imagine building a house with superior seismic stability, fire resistance, and thermal insulation, using an annually renewable resource, for half the cost of a comparable conventional home. Welcome to the straw bale house! Whether you build an entire... (read more)

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The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just 1/4 Acre!
The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just 1/4 Acre!
by Carleen Madigan
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Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves; keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard... (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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Wells & Septic Systems 2ND Edition
Wells & Septic Systems 2ND Edition
by Max Alth
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Here's all the information you need to build a well or septic system yourself - and save a lot of time, money, and frustration. S. Blackwell Duncan has thoroughly revised and updated this second edition of Wells and Septic Systems to conform to current... (read more)

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Concrete Countertops: Designs, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath
Concrete Countertops: Designs, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath
by Fu Tung Cheng
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This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative... (read more)

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Have-More Plan
Have-More Plan
by Ed Robinson
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This 60-year-old back-to-the-land homesteading classic introduces you to the basics of finding land; building a homestead; growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs; raising livestock, fish, and honey bees; building farm structures; harvesting your... (read more)

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Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
by Raleigh Briggs
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Proof that good things come in small packages, Make Your Place packs a wealth of DIY know-how into a pocket-sized paperback. Hand-written and illustrated by Raleigh Briggs, this compendium of tutorials for non-toxic cleaning, natural body care, and... (read more)

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Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House
Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House
by Cheryl Mendelson
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Home Comforts is something new. For the first time in nearly a century, a sole author has written a comprehensive book about housekeeping. This is not a dry how-to manual, nor a collection of odd tips and hints, a cleaning book, a history book, or an... (read more)

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Organizing From the Inside Out the Foolproof System for Organizing Your Home Your Office & Your Life
Organizing From the Inside Out the Foolproof System for Organizing Your Home Your Office & Your Life
by Julie Morgenstern
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Veteran professional organizer Morgenstern has spent years honing the principles of organization into a simple, and universal system. Organizing from the inside out--developing a plan tailored to each individual's psychological needs--ensures, once and... (read more)

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A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
by Michael Pollan
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Michael Pollan's unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences--whether eating, gardening, or building--and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction, including the... (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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Shed Your Stuff, Change Your Life: A Four-Step Guide to Getting Unstuck
Shed Your Stuff, Change Your Life: A Four-Step Guide to Getting Unstuck
by Julie Morgenstern
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Now in paperback, organizing guru Julie morgenstern shows how to get rid of the physical, mental, and time clutter that’s keeping you from the life you want. Julie Morgenstern has made a career out of helping her clients get organized. But in the... (read more)

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Craftsman Bungalows: 59 Homes from "The Craftsman"
Craftsman Bungalows: 59 Homes from "The Craftsman"
by Gustav Stickley
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Reprinting 36 articles that originally appeared in The Craftsman magazine between 1903-1916, this collection includes graphic descriptions of 59 bungalows, floor plans for 35 dwellings, and numerous sketches or photographs of houses in landscaped setting.... (read more)

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Recipes for Surfaces Volume 2
Recipes for Surfaces Volume 2
by Mindy Drucker
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This gourmet guide to home decoration picks up where its top-selling predecessor, Recipes for Surfaces, leaves off. Illustrated with stunning full-color photographs and featuring more than thirty clear, concise recipes for everything from marble 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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Sustainable Landscaping: 10 Projects with Water Efficiency & Recycled Materials
Sustainable Landscaping: 10 Projects with Water Efficiency & Recycled Materials
by Damon Lang
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See good design ideas that inspire you to create the ultimate, eco-friendly outdoor environment. 528 beautiful color photos detail 10 projects that are diverse in style and taste. Each incorporates recycled materials and principles of water efficiency... (read more)

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The Big Book of Small House Designs: 75 Award-Winning Plans for Houses 1,250 Square Feet or Less
The Big Book of Small House Designs: 75 Award-Winning Plans for Houses 1,250 Square Feet or Less
by Black Dog
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75 award-winning plans for your dream house, all 1,250 square feet/116 square metres or less.... (read more)

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