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    A Roof Cutter's Secrets to Framing the Custom Home (English, Paperback) Will Holladay

    Here is your opportunity to own a copy of the latest version of "A Roof Cutter's Secrets" (2012). This is the very book that many believe revolutionized the modern home framing industry. It has been the "go to" reference book of choice for rough carpenters since the late 80s. It remains unrivaled in popularity and relevance. ...

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    The Housebuilders Bible (English, Paperback) Mark Brinkley

    The Housebuilder’s Bible is unique - the first book in its field to mix information and advice with detailed yardstick costings for residential building projects. ...

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    Renovating for Profit (English, Paperback) Michael Holmes

    Shows you how to maximise the value of your investment and can reveal the kind of home improvements that make economic sense. This title covers various major aspects of home improvement, including conservatories, loft and basement conversions, double-glazing, central heating, kitchens and bathrooms.

    $35.83 $49.95
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    The Complete Loft Conversion Book (English, Hardback) Julian Owen

    Loft conversions are one of the most popular types of home alteration. This book takes you through the entire process.

    $25.61 $45.00
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    Air Plants (English, Paperback) Ray Abel

    A brief yet detailed look into the world of Air Plants!YouÂ’re about to discover...I want to thank you for downloading the book, Air Plants. This book contains all the information that you need to know about Air Plants in a compact and to the point format. The book is targeted toward people who love to learn about purchasing, caring for and reviving Air Plants which are great for individuals who...

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    100 Contemporary Houses (Multiple languages, Hardback) Philip Jodidio

    Looks at more than one hundred of the most interesting private homes designed by such architects as John Pawson, Richard Meier, and Zaha Hadid.

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    Sketchup to Layout (Paperback) Matt Donley

    The SketchUp to LayOut book is the essential guide for woodworkers, carpenters, architects, contractors, builders, and designers who already know the basics on how to use SketchUp, but are looking to create stunning presentations to visualize their ideas with their clients using LayOut.Learn the workflow for creating SketchUp models specifically for LayOutBefore you even begin modeling that first...

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    Jay Shafer's DIY book of backyard sheds & tiny houses (English, Paperback) Jay Shafer

    Filled with photos, elevation drawings and door/window schedules for six box bungalows, this book includes an extensive how-to set of instructions that can be applied to any backyard building project. Though conventionally built, these little buildings have real doors, windows and skylights with interesting and practical details throughout.

    $18.93 $19.99
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    Off Grid and Underground (English, Paperback) Steve Rees

    This book is a unique look into one of the most unusual building techniques - underground installation of shipping containers - finished out into a very modern, energy efficient home that has proven to be a delight to live in. Detailed how-to instructions from start to finish give the reader a real handle on how they could build this home for themselves successfully and enjoy the wonderful...

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    How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool (English, Hardback) Wolfram Kircher, Andreas Thon

    Natural swimming pools are the biggest news for gardeners since green roofs. The water is cleaned by aquatic plants instead of chlorine so it is gentle on the eyes and healthy for swimmers. These self-cleaning ecosystems are beautiful to look at and provide a valuable water source for dragonflies, honeybees and other beneficial insects. Wolfram Kircher has researched extensively into the...

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    Shipping Container Homes (English, Paperback) Rebbeca Simpson

    Planning to build shipping container home looking for answer.Shipping container homes are next big think in housing market probably do to the fact that housing prices are ridiculously high, not to mention the prices on everything are climbing through the roof. Shipping containers are widely available and are becoming rather inexpensive it is easy to build it justify with modern architect and...

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    How to Build a Sauna (English, Paperback) Victor Allan

    Saunas are gaining incredible popularity in the modern world. It has become so much attractive that many people want to be part of the movement. Often times, people are intimidated by several factors concerning it. If you are in possession of sauna then it means you are in possession of all the vital information that is needed about saunas.Building your own sauna becomes very easy and simple for...

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    Building with Secondhand Stuff (English, Paperback) Chris Peterson

    A practical manual packed with useful information and tips on how to convert salvaged wood, reclaimed materials, and even some types of shop waste into usable materials for building.From Craig's List, your basement, and estate sales, you can salvage what you need to upcycle all kinds of cool things. You can build tables, install hardwood floors and reclaimed windows, mason stone walls, and much...

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    Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Garages (English, Paperback) Chris Marshall, Editors of Cool Springs Press

    The new, expanded edition of BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to Garages has something for everyone.If you are planning to build a new garage, you'll find several new and complete sets of building plans for garages of the most popular size and style. In addition, we take you through every phase of the garage building process, from design to trimwork, with detailed step-by-step photography. If you...

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    New Home Journal (English, Paperback) Laura Agadoni


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    The Building Work Handbook (Paperback) Bob Howe

    Whether you're a professional builder or a homeowner about to embark on building work, this handy-sized book contains everything you need to know to ensure the work runs smoothly. Thorough, clearly explained advice and information will guide you through the whole process and answer any questions you may have.

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    Building a Garage (English, Hardback) Laurie Williamson

    A step-by-step guide which covers various aspects of building a garage from the planning and design stage through to construction and completion.

    $23.51 $42.95
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    Housebuilder's Bible (Paperback) Mark Brinkley

    A brand new edition of the UK's best-selling building guide.The ultimate guide to the processes and information needed to achieve success in any building project however large or small. Includes tables for costing materials and labour.

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