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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture.    

Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home

Russell Versaci - Architecture - 2003 - 218 pages
Through hundreds of inspiring photos and engaging text, the author describes what gives traditional homes their enduring appeal, and illustrates the creative work of builders ...
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Material Culture of the Wooden Age

Brooke Hindle - House & Home - 1981 - 394 pages
A collection of ten essays examine the influence of wood technology upon development of America's material environment in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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The woodwright's companion: exploring traditional woodcraft

Roy Underhill - Crafts & Hobbies - 1983 - 189 pages
Describes the traditional American techniques of woodworking and explains the use of saws, axes, planes, augers, and other woodworking tools
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Hollybush: Folk Building and Social Change in an Appalachian Community

Charles E. Martin - History - 1993 - 132 pages
"The Appalachian community of Hollybush, first settled in 1881, grew to a population of some 150 people on thirty farm sites. Charles Martin shows that its abandonment in 1960 ...
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