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The owner-built adobe house

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First published in 1980, this book remains a useful guide that will help you build your own adobe house almost anywhere in the country, even in areas not usually considered "adobe country." Duane Newcomb takes you through every step of the process, from selecting a site, obtaining building permits, drawing plans, excavating, and making bricks to adding kitchen cabinets and finishing the interior. The Owner-Built Adobe House details every aspect of various types of adobe houses and includes information on plumbing, electricity, heating and cooling, fireplaces, flooring, and the framing of windows, doors, and roofs.

With sixty-six detailed drawings and photographs accompanying the instructions, this book is the basic manual in the field and is invaluable to both the novice and expert homebuilder.

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Grouped Work ID 8300d916-23fa-6797-49e5-c0b694df5d13
Grouping Title owner built adobe house
Grouping Author newcomb duane g
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 04:28:38AM

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subject_facet Adobe houses -- Design and construction -- Amateurs' manuals
title_display The owner-built adobe house
title_full The owner-built adobe house / Duane Newcomb
title_short The owner-built adobe house
topic_facet Adobe houses, Design and construction