By Brian Hodge

This useful advisor is written specifically for the owner-builder and offers step by step directions supported through diagrams and photographs.
It covers the development approach from website guidance via to foundations, concrete slabs, strip footings and stumps. precise recommendations for straw bale building and the combination of those innovations with these of traditional residence construction also are lined, together with flooring, bushes wall-frames, ceilings and roof framing. suggestion is out there 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 creating and what to seem for whilst ordering second-hand fabric, aided through an invaluable thesaurus of phrases. The ebook concludes by means of masking a few of the questions of safety that come up in the course of development, together with hearth prevention, apparatus utilization and the operating environment.

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