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The Forgotten Art Of Building A Good Fireplace

Author : Vrest Orton
ISBN : UOM:39015059162852
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 37.31 MB
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"How to alter unsatisfactory fireplaces & to build new ones in the 18th century fashion"--Cover.
Category: House & Home

Observations On The Forgotten Art Of Building A Good Fireplace

Author : Vrest Orton
ISBN : UCSD:31822005928510
Genre : Fireplaces
File Size : 34.43 MB
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The story of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, an American genius & his principles of fireplace design which have remained unchanged for 174 years.
Category: Fireplaces

The Forgotten Art Of Building A Stone Wall

Author : Curtis P. Fields
ISBN : UVA:X000967469
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 75.99 MB
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Taking safety precautions, finding and working with stones, altering unsatisfactory walls, and building new ones are clearly explained and graphically illustrated
Category: Technology & Engineering

Fundamentals Of Residential Construction

Author : Edward Allen
ISBN : 9780470905128
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 85.89 MB
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The leading guide to professional home construction—now updated and revised! Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Third Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today's residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments in materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, framing, and roofing. Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,250 drawings and photographs, including new photorealistic illustrations that bring the text to life, this Third Edition provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel frame, panelized construction, and a new chapter on multifamily construction. Topics covered include: Plumbing Building codes Heating and cooling Financing Wiring Roofing Thermal insulation Environmental concerns Foundations Finish sitework Rough sitework Wood and light-gauge steel framing Engineered materials Exterior and interior finishes Organized in a logical, easy-to-follow format, Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Third Edition is the one-stop source for building professionals to gain a working knowledge of codes, management procedures, material, and all home building concerns.
Category: Architecture

Old House Journal

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File Size : 87.91 MB
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.

The Forgotten Arts

Author : Richard M. Bacon
ISBN : 0911658718
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 56.53 MB
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Shows how to repair clocks, weave with a tape loom, recane chairs, preserve food, install a slate roof, splice rope, reclaim a field, make a hammock, and take care of old quilts
Category: House & Home

Country Houses

Author : Taunton Press
ISBN : 9781561581405
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 87.2 MB
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Features articles on, and plans for, twenty-six country homes, from a small lake-side cottage to a large rustic woodland retreat
Category: House & Home