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The Art of Building A House of Stone By Joe Kohler, Mona Anderson
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We have always loved the look and feel of stone houses. They have an ageless quality that stands in contrast to the built in obsolescence prevalent in today’s world. Twenty five years ago we... More > built own stone house. We researched the available methods, and settled on the slip-form technique popularized by Scott and Helen Nearing. We made several major improvements including better slipforms, creation of a reveal at face of the stones, and foam insulation built into the walls. We have organized our book into two parts. Part I: The Art of Building a House of Stone details an Advanced Slipform Construction Technique from the gathering of stones to the construction of finished structures with a special section detailing building Garden Walls. Part II: From Dream to Reality – Building Our House chronicles our building experience in the summer of 1979 and offers comments gleaned from living in our house for more than a quarter of a century.< Less
Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon By Randy Lemmon
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Randy Lemmon is the host of Houston's GardenLine radio program, on Newsradio 740 KTRH. Over 1.4 million Houstonians garden for a hobby or pastime, and GardenLine is where they listen for advice and... More > information on gardening and landscaping. Every Saturday and Sunday 6 a.m.-10 a.m., (on line at www.ktrh.com) GardenLine’s Randy Lemmon answers listeners' questions on everything from aphids to zoysias. He's Houston’s absolute expert on lawns and gardens, offering help to listeners both with and without "green thumbs." Randy's a Texas Aggie who truly KNOWS plants and flowers. He explains them with ease and candor, and is as competent a "plant" person as there is. He studies, and he practices. He embraces "new methods" as well as the "old" ways of dealing with problems. Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon is the first in a series of self-published books by Randy Lemmon Consulting.< Less
Secret Hidden Bookcase Door Plans By Daniel Berg
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Secret hidden bookcase door plans. Everything you need to build your own secret bookcase door. Standard heavy duty hinges, simple wood working skills and a few basic tools. This bookcase door should... More > only cost a couple hundred dollars to build and will look and function like a custom built unit.< Less
SUB-PLAN By SUB-PLAN
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How far does planning control what we build? And what can we build without planning? SUB-PLAN investigates the moment when architecture appears to slip into insignificance – when it... More > doesn’t even need a planning application. Are the implications of minor development more significant than planners imagine?< Less
Personal Milkers: A Guide to Nigerian Dwarf Goat Keeping By Patricia Stewart
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"Personal Milkers: A Guide to Nigerian Dwarf Goat Keeping," answers the many questions that people have about starting with dwarf dairy goats and surviving that first year and beyond.
Off-Grid Solar Power By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to install a solar electric power system and how to maintain the system for optimal performance. Included are... More > step-by-step installation instructions, description of equipment and sources, guides for determining the size of a system needed and detailed illustrations of each component of a system. Also included are simple ways to optimize your solar electric system for best operation, detailed maintenance and repairs for each component and recommended system equipment with links. Plus- how to incorporate wind power into your off-grid system!< Less
Off the Grid By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid. It includes detailed step-by-step plans for a solar cabin and over 30 other projects. This is an encyclopedia for homesteading and... More > off-grid living written by a homesteader and includes cabin plans, solar and wind system installation, solar composting toilet, how to make a living from your homestead, where to find cheap land and much more... This book was designed as an Ebook with links and videos that will not work in the printed version. If you want full color pics, links and videos to work please order the Ebook download or CD version available on Lulu.< Less
Feng Shui Every Day By Roy Anthony Shabla
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Newly revised and updated. This is a practical feng shui book anyone can use. Simple, clear ideas about architecture that will change your life. Includes secret information most masters will not... More > reveal. Do not buy or remodel a house without it. This book is your most important purchase during difficult economic times. Highly praised by feng shui experts. Feng shui is the ancient science of architectural ecology which manipulates subtle energies to influence Earth-luck. Simple feng shui remedies can divert disaster and attract prosperity, romance, and vitality into your home. Written to be understood by the lay person, contains simple checklists for each room of the house. This book will change your life and the lives of those you love.< Less
Everybody's Building Code By Bruce Barker
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Everybody's Building Code helps everybody build safe and efficient homes and helps everybody avoid costly construction defects. Everybody's Building Code is for homeowners, contractors, real estate... More > agents, home inspectors and anybody else who wants to understand the International Residential Code without wading through the dry and often confusing language of the code itself. Everybody’s Building Code restates code requirements into direct, command oriented statements and provides many examples, illustrations, and photographs that demonstrate how to apply the code requirements. In cases where the code requirements may not reflect current best practices, the book discusses some opinions on the subject and directs the reader to other sources for more information. The book contains an extensive key word index and a detailed Table of Contents that helps readers find the code provisions they need.< Less
Landscape Industry Certified Technician By Dr. Barbara Fair
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This study manual is an update for the Landscape Industry Certified Exam given by PLANET.
From Frustration to Flow with Lean@home By Eva Jarlsdotter
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It all began as pure survival instinct. To overcome the challenges of a life permeated by stress, Eva Jarlsdotter and her family implemented the lean manufacturing philosophy in their home. It was... More > unintentional at first, but as they saw a pattern emerge, they began working with lean tools and philosophy systematically. “We had experience with lean from healthcare and business. After only one year we saw astronomical results. We cut our expenses in half, and we have flow in our daily life. Now we can achieve our family’s dreams, and our environmental footprint is one third of what it used to be. The laundry goes ten times faster, and we no longer waste thousands of dollars in living space.” Streams comprise a basic pillar of lean. Your home is full of streams, and many of them are messy and time-consuming. You can free up time, money and energy by working with streams the right way. This book is about how to make your home more sustainable and harmonious. This is your guide to lean@home.< Less
Growing Staghorns from spore By Wayne Boyce
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This is the first edition of a small booklet on how to grow staghorn ferns from spore, good results are achieved with some species progressing to the sporeling stage in three months, there is... More > information in this booklet that is not available anywhere on the internet to my knowledge. So if this interesting hobby is fo you then this booklet will get you there.< Less
Keukenhof gardens, Lisse the Netherlands By Dorien Windt
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Photo album: The Keukenhof gardens, Lisse, The Netherlands. Enjoy the spring, enjoy the flowers in this famous touristic park. The million spring flowers. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths in different... More > colours. Photography: Dorien Windt< Less
Introduction to Residential Draw Inspections By Trinity Performance Improvement
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Draw inspections play a major role in construction lending, but not everyone possess the skills necessary to perform a draw inspection. Trinity created this manual to allow readers to develop or... More > maintain the skill set necessary to understand and complete draw inspections. This book explains a variety of topics such as: - How to identify the six basic stages of construction and the components involved with each stage. - How to estimate the percentage of stage completion based on evidence given. - The characteristics and basics of a draw inspection. - How to complete a draw inspection report. Readers will explore the material through detailed information and over 160 photographs to accompany various aspects discussed, so he or she will have an easier time understanding the subject matter presented in the manual. This book will work as your go-to-guide for the motivated individual looking to expand your knowledge of this unique construction lending topic.< Less
This is My Life Planner - Basic By Melissa Ringstaff
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The beauty of this weekly planner is that it is undated so that you can start using it at any time during the year! This planner has 120 pages. Font Cover Contact Page 10 Virtues of the Proverbs... More > 31 Woman 7 Golden Rules of Housekeeping Family Mission Statement What does home mean to me? Worksheet Special Days to Remember This Year’s ONE WORD Household Projects Master List How do I spend my time? Worksheet My Daily Schedule 52 Weeks of “This is My Life” Planning Pages 52 Weekly Menu Planning Pages Back Cover< Less
PATIO PALMS: How To Grow Beautiful Palm Trees In Cold Weather Climates By Richard Roche
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This book provides instructions for selecting, potting, watering, fertilizing, and protecting palms trees that can thrive in cold weather climates. It has 46 colored photographs to help you select... More > beautiful palm trees for your patio, yard, or porch.< Less
Certified Plant Professional Study Manual By Dr. Barbara Fair
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Study Manual for the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Exam
2015 This is My Life Planner By Melissa Ringstaff
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This is My Life 2015 Planner is the ULTIMATE planner for busy moms. This planner has 172 pages to help you stay organized. For more information visit:... More > http://avirtuouswoman.org/printable-this-is-my-life-planners/ 12 {Two Page Spread} Monthly Calendars 52 Weekly Planning Pages 52 Weekly Menu Pages New Year’s Resolution Worksheet Valentine’s Day Planner Resurrection Celebration Planner Resurrection Cookies Recipe Summer Bucket List 4th of July Planner Fall Bucket List October Fun Thanksgiving Menu Planner Christmas Menu Planner Christmas Shopping List Page Christmas Ideas Worksheet Winter Bucket List New Year’s Day Planner 2 Notes Pages 10 Journal Pages "This is My Life" Planner is beautifully designed with cheerful colors and awesome fonts. You'll love everything about this planner. CLICK ON "PREVIEW" to your left to see the first 25 pages.< Less
Circuit Down By Larry Dimock
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This is a guide for solving problems in the electrical circuits of a home - shorts, loose connections, GFCIs tripping, etc. The book is thorough but not overly technical, and gives over 30 helpful... More > black and white diagrams and charts. Homeowners will come to understand their wiring system and what can happen to it. Many problems will become easy to fix with confidence.< Less
Ultimate Off Grid Guide By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone that lives off-grid or would like to live an off-grid homesteader lifestyle. It is 355 pages and includes detailed step-by-step plans, full color pictures, and material list... More > for building an off-grid cabin and over 30 useful homestead projects. Also included are directions for installing a small solar and wind power system, rain water harvest system, composting toilet, outdoor wood furnace and more... This ebook is printable and works on Linux, Windows, and Mac!< Less
Growing Staghorns By Wayne Boyce
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This ebook takes you through the process of growing Staghorns (Platycerium Species) from spore to sporeling from three to six months. This method is not hit and miss like most instructions you can... More > find. There are reasons why Platycerium spore will not germinate and this booklet explains in a simple to follow way the reasons and and the rules you must follow. The process is not difficult and is a very rewarding hobby. even commercial growers may gain from this ebook.< Less
Our Experience With House Cows By Elizabeth Beavis
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Have you ever thought about owning a house cow but don’t know where to start? Do you dream of unlimited raw milk, manure and beef to complement your small farm activities? “Our... More > experience with House Cows” is an eBook written by a house cow owner to help other small farmers get started with a cow of their own. The eBook is written for Australian conditions, particularly sub-tropical Queensland, but much of the information is applicable to cows and cow owners all over the world. This eBook covers the basics of getting a cow, getting her in calf, milking her and caring for her calf, all using natural methods. The final sections explain how to use all that milk to create delicious dairy products! The eBook references several other cow, cattle and dairy books which are useful to the new cow owner and explain some aspects in more detail. Go ahead, learn how to realise your house cow dream today!< Less