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Unbuilding: Salvaging the Architectural Treasures of Unwanted Houses

Bob Falk, Brad Guy
Format
Book
Published
Newtown, CT : Taunton, c2007.
Language
English
ISBN
9781561588251 (alk. paper), 1561588253 (alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Contents
  • Bob's preface
  • Brad's preface
  • Introduction: Is unbuilding for you?
  • Unbuilding opportunities
  • Deciding on unbuilding and salvage
  • The materials you find
  • Getting started
  • Safety and environmental health
  • Site preparation and soft-stripping
  • Whole-house reconstruction
  • Estimating the weight of building materials
  • Nominal and actual lumber dimensions
  • Tools for a full deconstruction
  • Resources
  • Some useful web sites
  • Unbuilding pioneers.
Description
248 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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