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Book Review: Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom Remodeling, by the editors of Fine Homebuilding There are a lot of books about bathroom remodeling out there.  How does this one stand out?  Well, it doesn’t really stand out all that much.  Compared to some of the more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Black & Decker: The Complete Guide To Bathrooms

Black & Decker:  The Complete Guide To Bathrooms, by Chis Peterson As one can probably imagine, there are a great many books about bathrooms that one can find.  Some of them focus on aesthetics, and the sort of fixtures and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bathroom Ideas You Can Use

Bathroom Ideas You Can Use:  The Latest Designs, Styles, Fixtures, Surfaces And Remodeling Tips, by Chris Peterson This book lives up to its name as being full of bathroom ideas that someone can use, especially someone who is looking to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Remodeling A Bathroom

Remodeling A Bathroom, by Leon A. Frechette This is a pretty decent book about a subject that is apparently very popular if my local library system can be believed, namely the topic of remodeling one’s bathroom.  In reading this book, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compact Houses

Compact Houses:  50 Creative Floor Plans For Well-Designed Small Homes, by Gerald Rowan I think highly enough of this book that even after reading it I would consider buying a copy of this book for my own collection, at least … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heavy Timber Structure`

Heavy Timber Structures:  Creating Comfort In Public Spaces, by Anthony F. Zaya and Timothy Diener [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiller Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book, it is important … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rustic Retreats

Rustic Retreats:  A Build-It-Yourself Guide, by David & Jeanie Stiles Although I do not consider myself the most handy person when it comes to constructing buildings [1] or anything else of the kind, I found this book to be very … Continue reading

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‘Cause If You Get It Wrong, You’ll Get It Right Next Time

For reasons that are difficult to understand, Thursday mornings are particularly unpleasant times to drive to work in the morning [1] in the course of the week. Today, for example, it took me two hours to drive to work, and … Continue reading

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Some Minutes Of The Vancouver Affordable Housing Community Forum Meeting: Part Two

[Note: This is my record of the second part of a two part community forum held at the Vancouver Central Library in downtown Vancouver, Washington about the issue of affordable housing within the community. The minutes to the first meeting … Continue reading

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