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Essential Cordwood Building: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Roy, Rob
The first highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to cordwood building
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Essential Natural Plasters: A Guide to Materials, Recipes, and Use

Henry, Michael
A veritable cookbook of natural plaster recipes and techniques for beautiful, durable finishes
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Self Build and Renovation For Dummies

Walliman, Nicholas
Includes a directory of useful contacts, Web sites, and organisations to get you started Everything you need to know to build your ideal home Why compromise when you can get the home you've always dreamed of? Self-Build and Renovation For Dummies is the comprehensive guide that shows you how.
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Build Your Own Brick House

Cole G
Follows the process of a self-build, using traditional brick and block techniques, enabling the self-builder to understand both the individual stages and the nature of the build as a whole.
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Building your own Sustainable and Energy Efficient House

Skates H
Explains how to go about building a home that will save you money, save energy, minimize carbon emissions and greenhouse gas production [the main causes of climate change] and above all, provide a home of exceptional thermal comfort, not too hot, not too cold, in fact just right for you and your family.
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Learn to Timber Frame

Beemer W
The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners! Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building.
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The New, New Home: How to Navigate Today's Housing Landscape

Thompson, Boyce
Demystifies the challenges and opportunities facing new homebuyers. In this title, the author lays out the new green, high-tech, aging in place, space planning and construction options available in today's market. It helps buyers determine which features will improve their living experience and create value if they sell their home down the road.
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The Building Work Handbook: A Practical Guide for Contractors and Clients

Howe, B.
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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Brickwork and Bricklaying: A DIY Guide

Collinson, Jon
Written for those who are new to the craft of bricklaying, and those who are improving their skills, this title provides an overview of the materials, processes, craft skills and related subjects to enable the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and undertake brickwork-related maintenance projects around the home.
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