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Carroll, John (John Michael)

Summary: "Most of the books available on carpentry are either dry textbooks, incomplete project-based books, or books of building/architectural details. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House takes a different, step-by-step approach, with full-color drawings of every step in the building process from laying a foundation through installing the finishing touch on a newel post. Combining the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2013

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Davis, Tanya R.

Summary: Thinking about building or remodeling your house? Are you looking for ways to cut costs and save money in this endeavor? Have you considered hiring yourself as the general contractor? You can save 10% to 35% of the project's cost, and, perhaps more important, you'll be able to monitor the quality of materials and workmanship, fine-tune the design, and make sure the result meets your needs....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 662.5 DAV

Flowers, Luke

Summary: Told in rhyme, Moby Shinobi tries to help out the construction workers building a house, but as usual his ninja skills just create chaos--until he saves a puppy that has gotten stuck in wet concrete.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN FLO

Summary: Verging on adolescence, Joe finds himself more and more aggravated by his dad's attempts to control his life. Declaring freedom, Joe and his best buddy Patrick, along with an odd kid called Biaggio, escape to the woods, where they construct a house, just for them, with no parents or responsibility. There they discover that they are in control of their destinies, all alone out in the forest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KIN

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Takes readers through the entire process of how a house is made.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 690.837 NEL

Wilkinson, Philip

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 690 WIL

Summary: Provides "strategies that will help you make the most of your small space so it will feel like a getaway every time you walk through the door"-- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 664 CAB

Gibbons, Gail.

Summary: Describes how the surveyor, heavy machinery operators, carpenter crew, plumbers, and other workers build a house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1990

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 690 GIB

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GIB

Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CER

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CER

Barton, Byron.

Summary: Briefly describes the steps in building a house.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1981

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Barton 1981

Buzzeo, Toni

Summary: Explains how to build a house from the ground up features six kinds of craftsmen and the 24 tools they use, accurately labeled. The answer to each inquiring refrain is revealed under a gatefold, seven in all, engaging the reader in an informative guessing game.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BRD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BUZ

Howard, Hugh

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.83 HOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.8372 HOW

Kim, Cecil.

Summary: "The three pig sisters begin building their home, cautiously avoiding the wolf. When two sisters eat sleeping berries and fall victim to the wolf, the sisters work together to teach the wolf a lesson. Realizing the wolf is just old and hungry, the sisters and wolf work to make a farm and together grow fruits and vegetables"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Summary: Gives step-by-step instructions on the entire process of framing a floor of a basic 1,600 sq. ft. house. Topics include sills, joists, posts and girders, sheathing floors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tauton Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 694.2 FRA

Paulsen, Gary

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice-Hall 1976

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Chiras, Daniel D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.837 CHI

Long, Charles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 1998

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.8 LON

Johnston, Amy

Summary: A comprehensive guide to building or renovating a home provides everything homeowners need to know to get the best results, covering such topics as selecting and supervising an architect and contractor, cost estimates, budget, plan specifications, dealing with permits, and more and examining a wide range of common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shube Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.837 JOH

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverbend Timber Framing, Inc. 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.37 PLA

Boericke, Art.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scrimshaw Press 1973

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 662 Boericke

Myhrman, Matts A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Out on a Bale 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.8 MYH

Schwenke, Karl.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 1991

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Roberts, N. H.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tab Books 1981

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Taylor, Joanne

Summary: Based on the true story of John William and Annie Smith, who lived in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in the 1800's, this is a warm and witty look at what makes a home and who makes up a family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books of Northern New York 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TAY