By Brian Hodge

ISBN-10: 0643092420

ISBN-13: 9780643092426

This useful consultant is written specifically for the owner-builder and gives step by step directions supported through diagrams and photographs.
It covers the development procedure from website training via to foundations, concrete slabs, strip footings and stumps. precise recommendations for straw bale building and the combination of those ideas with these of traditional condo construction also are lined, together with flooring, bushes wall-frames, ceilings and roof framing. recommendation is obtainable on plumbing and electric paintings in a straw bale house.
Written with first-hand wisdom of the demanding situations that face the owner-builder, the writer explores neighborhood council concerns and requisites, the aptitude pitfalls of establishing and what to seem for whilst ordering second-hand fabric, aided by means of an invaluable word list of phrases. The publication concludes by means of protecting a few of the issues of safety that come up in the course of building, together with hearth prevention, gear utilization and the operating environment.

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