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12 edition of Building your own house found in the catalog.

Building your own house

everything you need to know about home construction from start to finish

by Robert Roskind

  • 8 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Ten Speed Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House construction -- Amateurs" manuals,
  • Building -- Details -- Amateurs" manuals,
  • Dwellings -- Remodeling -- Amateurs" manuals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Statementby Robert Roskind
    GenreAmateurs" manuals
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4815 .R6743 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 436, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17081089M
    ISBN 101580081789
    LC Control Number00023432
    OCLC/WorldCa43607267

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