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Tumbleweed Diy Book of Backyard Sheds and Tiny Houses Build Your Own Guest Cottage, Writing Studio, Home Office, Craft Workshop, or Personal Retreat

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ISBN-10: 1565237048

ISBN-13: 9781565237049

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jay Shafer

List price: $19.95
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These tiny backyard buildings, no more than 110 square feet, can become guest cottages, art or writing studios, home offices, and craft workshops. For the DIY enthusiast, here are photos, elevation drawings, and door/window schedules for six Tumbleweed box bungalows, plus an extensive how-to set of instructions that can be applied to any backyard building project. What they are not is home-center garden sheds. Though conventionally built, these handsome little buildings have real doors, windows, and skylights with interesting and practical details throughout. Paint them and finish them to suit your tastes and needs.The term "Box Bungalow" is a trademark of Tumbleweek Tiny House Corp. It…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Jay Shafer is internationally recognized as an expert in small living. He is a designer specializing in sustainable architecure and urban planning. He has lectured extensively on these subjects for such venues as the Eco-Dwelling program at New Collage, the Boston Architectural Center, and the University of Iowa's School of Art and Art History where he served as Adjunct Assistant Professor for more than a decade. Jay's designs and essays have appeared in a number of periodicals, books, and television shows includingFine Homebuilding, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, Oprah, andThis Old House. He currently lives in an 89 square-foot home of his own creation in Sebastopol,…