Restoring Old Houses: A Guide to Authentic Restoration

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Sun Books, 1986 - Architecture, Domestic - 144 pages
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Australians in their homes - Fences - Gardens - Structure - Masonry - Timber - Finishes - Roofing - Walls - Joinery - Fireplaces - Hardware - Decoration - Painting - Wallpaper - Tiles - Cast iron - Glass - Lighting.

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Contents

Introduction
14
The surrounds
34
Structure
42
Copyright

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