The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

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Proving less is more, this collection features an array of cabin design styles and materials--from sticks and stones to sheet metal and glass. Features designs and floor plans for 37 inspirational cabins from all across the country. 248 full-color photos. 50 illustrations.
 

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Eye candy that is, as claimed, "inspiration" for having a cabin some day. If this book doesn't leave you wishing you had a remote retreat to which you can escape, something is wrong. Read full review

The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

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These two books are fine additions to the literature of architecture and building from Taunton Press, best known for the magazines Fine Woodworking and Fine Homebuilding. In an introduction and six ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
2
The Rustic Cabin
23
The Community Cabin MINNESOTA
30
A Family Tradition WISCONSIN
36
A Cabin of a Different Stripe MISSOURI
42
Steps up a Hillside WISCONSIN
48
Big at Heart MINNESOTA
54
Maintaining Integrity NEW YORK
60
Rustic Oasis MISSOURI
66
A Chain of Perfect Cabins MINNESOTA
72
Tobacco Barn to Log Cabin VIRGINIA 80
191
The Traditional Cabin 110
250
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Minnesota architect and renowned "cabinologist" Dale Mulfinger has designed cabins all over North America. Principal emeritus of SALA Architects, Dale is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the author of five books, including the best-selling The Cabin and Back to the Cabin , both published by The Taunton Press.

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