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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
Publisher Comments
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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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
Publisher Comments
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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The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir
The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir
by Dee Williams
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A graceful, inspired memoir about building a home from scratch and discovering a true sense of self—in just 84 square feet—by Dee Williams, a pioneer in sustainable living and the proud owner of a very tiny house.... (read more)

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Building Your Own Home for Dummies (For Dummies)
Building Your Own Home for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Kevin Daum
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Keep construction on track with helpful checklists Turn your dream of a custom home into reality! Thinking about building your own home? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to plan and build a beautiful home on any budget. From acquiring land to... (read more)

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The Beauty of Straw Bale Homes
The Beauty of Straw Bale Homes
by Athena Steen
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While enthusiasts of straw bales praise the exceptional energy efficiency of bale buildings, and the wise use of resources involved in utilizing an agricultural byproduct as an affordable construction material, the real reason straw bales have excited... (read more)

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It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff
It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff
by Peter Walsh
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When you think of what it will take to clean your house, are you so overwhelmed you throw up your hands and cry, "It's all too much"? Do you dream of having a closet where your clothes aren't crammed in so tightly that you can actually get to them? Is... (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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Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House
Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House
by Cheryl Mendelson
Publisher Comments
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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Building with Stone
Building with Stone
by Charles Mcraven
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Concrete and steel may weigh as much, but nothing can rival stone for its beauty and durability. Building with Stone ia an introduction to the art and craft of creating stone structures and projects by a man who has made stonecraft his vocation... (read more)

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The Houseboat Book
The Houseboat Book
by Barbara Flanagan
Publisher Comments
This isn't a lifestyle look, it's the real thing about adventurous living aboard houseboats: independent, expressive, and fun. It's advertised as the most comprehensive book on the floating dwellings of North America.... (read more)

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Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House: Bringing Your Home Into Harmony with Nature
Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House: Bringing Your Home Into Harmony with Nature
by Carol Venolia and Kelly Lerner
Publisher Comments
To have a home that’s more in touch with the earth, you don’t have to start from the ground up! It’s possible—and more environmentally friendly—to go green by renovating an existing home. With the help of Carol Venolia, an... (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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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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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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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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Measure Twice, Cut Once
Measure Twice, Cut Once
by Norm Abram
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In this one-of-a-kind treasury of carpentry wisdom, Norm Abram celebrates the tradition of his craft -- and hands down the secrets he has learned in more than thirty years as a master carpenter.... (read more)

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Selecting and Renovating an Older House: A Complete Guide
Selecting and Renovating an Older House: A Complete Guide
by Us Department Of Edu
Publisher Comments
Clear, thoughtfully written manual tells how to appraise worthiness of an older home, develop plans for remodeling the kitchen, adding a bath, replacing floors, roof, windows, doors, interior walls, kitchen cabinets, and much more. Full glossary of... (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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Dare to Repair, Replace and Renovate: Do-It-Herself Projects to Make Your Home More Comfortable, More Beautiful, and More Valuable!
Dare to Repair, Replace and Renovate: Do-It-Herself Projects to Make Your Home More Comfortable, More Beautiful, and More Valuable!
by Julie Sussman and Stephanie Glakas-Tenet
Staff Pick
This follow-up to Dare to Repair ups the ante. Instead of teaching you how to fix a leaky faucet, this book shows you how to rip it out and replace it. Empowering, practical, and timely — say goodbye to plumbers and contractors, and dive into the... (read more)

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The Art & Craft of Stonescaping: Setting & Stacking Stone
The Art & Craft of Stonescaping: Setting & Stacking Stone
by David Reed
Synopsis
This handsome book explores dry-stacked stonework, the perfect craft for any homeowner with a yard or garden. With a few basic tools, a pile of stone, and this book, anyone can create stone walls, benches, paths and patios, culverts, steps, and more. How-... (read more)

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