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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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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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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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How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times
How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times
by James Wesley Rawles
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Read James Wesley, Rawles's posts on the Penguin Blog In the vein of Sam Sheridan's The Disaster Diaries, a comprehensive guide to preparing for the apocalypse!  With the recent economic crisis, formerly unimaginable scenarios have become... (read more)

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Home Comforts the Art & Science of Keeping House
Home Comforts the Art & Science of Keeping House
by Cheryl Mendelson
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The classic bestselling resource for every American home. Choosing fabrics, cleaning china, keeping the piano in tune, making a good fire, folding a fitted sheet, setting the dining room table, keeping surfaces free of food pathogens, watering plants... (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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Country Living: 500 Kitchen Ideas: Style, Function & Charm (Country Living)
Country Living: 500 Kitchen Ideas: Style, Function & Charm (Country Living)
by Dominique Devito
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Featuring 100 brand-new tips, images, and designs, this revised edition of the bestselling book will help you turn your kitchen into the inviting, efficient heart of the home. Packed with winning photographs, Country Living's go-to guide covers color... (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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What's in Style Fireplaces
What's in Style Fireplaces
by Creative Homeowner
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What’s in Style Fireplaces One of the top amenities on the list of must-haves for new homeowners, a fireplace is not only a fabulous house feature but a smart investment. Take a look at the latest designs for traditional masonry fireplaces as well... (read more)

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Pottery Barn Bathrooms (Pottery Barn Design Library)
Pottery Barn Bathrooms (Pottery Barn Design Library)
by Pottery Barn
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Demystifying the principles of interior design with hundreds of simple decorating ideas, Pottery Barn Bathrooms is the essential guide to bringing comfort and personal style to the bath. Photographed exclusively for this book in homes across America... (read more)

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The Map of Enough: One Woman's Search for Place
The Map of Enough: One Woman's Search for Place
by Molly May
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Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long. Growing up moving from foreign country to foreign country, just like her father and grandfather... (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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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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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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Ultimate Guide Plumbing (Ultimate Guide)
Ultimate Guide Plumbing (Ultimate Guide)
by Creative Homeowner
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Save money by making minor and major plumbing repairs and improvements with help from this complete home plumbing guide. Unclog drains and fix leaky faucets "Green Solutions" for saving resources Install sinks, faucets, bathtubs, showers, water softeners,... (read more)

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The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
by Sarah Susanka
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This best-seller was met with an extraordinary response when it was published in 1998. In it, visionary architect Sarah Susanka embraced the notion of smaller, simpler shelters that better meet the needs of the way we live today. The book created a... (read more)

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Martha Stewart's New Old House: Restoration, Renovation, Decoration
Martha Stewart's New Old House: Restoration, Renovation, Decoration
by Martha Stewart
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Martha Stewart guides homeowners step-by-step through every phase of the biggest, costliest, most demanding project many people will ever undertake--the renovation of an entire house. This is a virtual encyclopedia of essential information delivered with... (read more)

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Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too
Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too
by Beth Terry
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Like many people, Beth Terry didn’t think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans and decided then and there to kick... (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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Building Traditional Kitchen Cabinets
Building Traditional Kitchen Cabinets
by Jim Tolpin
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Tells how to design a custom kitchen, discusses cabinet design, construction, and installation, and shows how to build face frames, doors, drawers, and cases.... (read more)

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