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Economic Cottage Builder, 1856 By Merrymeeting Archives LLC
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23 Primitive Gothic Cottages and Log Cabin Plans from 1856, illustrations only.
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
Cattail Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Cattail Cabin: These are complete plans for building the 16x16 Cattail Cabin and includes plans for the porch and 10x16 addition. Also included are instructions for the basic solar power, water,... More > septic and heat systems. The book is full color with over 80 pictures and detailed diagrams with dimensions.< Less
Desert Gardening Success - Perpetual Calendar By Herbs 2 U
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Originally created as a calendar for the year 2015, all of the planting and sowing information remains the same year to year. Subtropical desert areas have a 365 day growing season! Whether you are... More > in the deserts of the Phoenix Metro area, California deserts, or even Alice Springs, Australia you CAN grow all the wonderful edibles year round.< Less
Stealth Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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The Stealth cabin is designed to be small and resemble an ordinary storage shed like those you can find in most backyards around the country. It can be decorated to look like a cabin/house or left... More > plain and simple to not draw attention. The cabin is designed to be self-contained with a solar power system, RV style water system, and chemical toilet and propane appliances. It can be built off grid and would be suitable for a recreation cabin, bug-out survival retreat, or homeless housing or disaster relief situation where allowed by codes. The Stealth cabin may be modified to fit your needs and the design includes a kitchen area with propane appliances, desk and closet with storage cabinets. Pull out 2 person couch bed, shower with self-contained chemical toilet, upstairs loft sleeping space for two adults or storage, 500 watt solar power system, RV water system and propane system. Plans for a small front porch are included.< Less
Penobscot Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Penobscot Cabin Plans: The Penobscot cabin is named for the Penobscot Native Americans and is a 12x20 cabin designed for off-grid living, vacation cabin, accessory dwelling unit or other purpose.... More > Plans are 29 pages full color printable and include detailed framing plans with dimensions and instruction, porch framing plan, floor plan ideas, material list, basic solar power system instructions and recommendations for all off grid systems. This is a great cabin project for a person with basic construction skills.< Less
Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai By Eric Mader
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Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai is the first comprehensive guide to Japanese-style landscape pruning in the English language. It’s an ideal introduction to the subject for... More > bonsai and Japanese garden enthusiasts as well as landscape designers, and professional gardeners. The book includes a brief history of Asian topiary as well as step-by-step guidelines for pruning and training landscape trees in several formal Japanese styles. The book features extensive full color photos of trees taken at residential and monastery gardens throughout Japan. Extensive appendices include glossaries of Japanese and English arboriculture terms, as well as a detailed list of recommended public gardens in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. More information about this book and about the Japanese art of landscape tree pruning can be found at: http://www.giantbonsai.com< Less
Simple Solar Homesteading By LaMar Alexander H.E.S.
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SIMPLE SOLAR HOMESTEADING: Self-Help This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to build simple solar projects to make life easier. ... More > Includes 15 plans with many pictures, drawings and material list. Learn to build: a solar cabin, solar composting toilet, solar water heater, solar food dehydrator, rainwater harvesting system, root/storm cellar, drill a water well and more... Also included: How and where to find cheap homestead property and a resource guide for homesteader supplies.< 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
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
1001 GardenLine Questions By Randy Lemmon
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1001 GardenLine Questions is a collection of questions and Randy's answers from hundreds of his radio show listeners. It covers how to grow and kill things in the garden, especially for those along... More > the Gulf Coast and in the Houston-area specifically. This is a great follow-up and a perfect companion book to Randy's first Lulu-made book Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon.< 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
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
Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook, 3rd edition By Stephen Vantassel
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The Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook 3rd ed. is designed to help wildlife management professionals, pest management professionals, home inspectors, and property managers identify damage caused by... More > vertebrate animals to structures, to landscapes, and to livestock. The text has been revised thoroughly and expanded to provide more detailed information on more topics. The new layout and full-color printing are accented by more than 400 photographs and illustrations supporting the text. The book is divided into two parts. ٠ Part 1 explains the theory and practice of inspection and provides strategies to identify animals by feces, bones, and eye-shine. ٠ Part 2 contains modules reviewing the damage left by the most common problem wildlife in the United States. Each species module summarizes the animal’s biology, scat, diseases, and damage to property and livestock.< Less
Building in the 'Bu: Navigating the Malibu Zoning Code By Lester Tobias
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“Building in the ’Bu: Navigating the Malibu Zoning Code” addresses the process of building a home in Malibu, from what code(s) are applicable for a given project, to how to deal... More > with older homes that no longer meet current codes, to the actual submittal and plan review process. Flow charts and decision trees are included to help a reader decide where in the planning and permitting process their dream home lies. Finally, as Tobias writes: “After laying out all the pitfalls, trials and tribulations of the process, I give the reader a reason to not be daunted, and to go boldly where plenty of homeowners have gone before.”< Less
2013 Official List of Approved Exhibition Names for Exhibitors & Judges By Beth Smiley, American Rose Society
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The latest edition of THE resource for exhibitors and judges includes 292 pages of approved exhibition names, in a larger format.
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
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
Cattail Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Cattail Cabin: These are complete plans for building the 16x16 Cattail Cabin and includes plans for the porch and 10x16 addition. Also included are instructions for the basic solar power, water,... More > septic and heat systems. The book is full color with over 80 pictures and detailed diagrams with dimensions.< Less
Cacti native to South America By Pavel Davydov Sr.
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The book represents cacti in bloom native to South America. Recommended for all cactus lovers and collectors. Photos cover major cactus species growing in wild habitats.
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Create Your Own Florida Food Forest By David The Good
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Picture yourself strolling through a lush and tame jungle loaded with sweet fruit, vegetables, roots, medicinal herbs, flowers and darting butterflies. Now imagine that Eden is your very own Florida... More > yard! No matter where you live in the state, you can transform a patch of grass or woods into a magical edible Eden in just a few years. Discover the permaculture breakthrough that may one day feed the world. Build soil, get plants for free and grow more food with less work! Learn how in this booklet with expert Florida gardener David The Good.< Less