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The Original Old-House Journal Compendium: Volume 1

The Original Old-House Journal Compendium: Volume 1

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Editors: Clem Labine and Carolyn Flaherty

Publisher: The Overlook Press, 1983

With all the romance and practicality that fills the pages of the pioneering Old-House Journal, here is solid information organized into chapters corresponding to the parts of the house written with charm and humor and detialed with over 800 illustrations. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step plans to renovate and maintain your old house. Topics include:

  • Buying your old house
  • Field guide to old house styles
  • Getting to know you house
  • Roofs and windows
  • Masonry and energy efficiency
  • Wiring, plumbing, plastering
  • Staircases and floors
  • Painting
  • Chimneys, fireplaces, stoves
  • Moldings, woodwork, shutters
  • Architectural and decorative styles
  • Kitchens and bathrooms
  • Period design and decoration
  • Graining and stenciling
  • Exterior design, founrtains, landscaping and fences

ISBN: 9780879511869

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