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Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House Revised & Updated(Habitat for Humanity)

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Since its founding in 1976, the non-profit Habitat for Humanity International has built more than 255,000 houses for more than one million people and families in need world wide. First published in 2002, "Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House "has helped thousands more build simple, energy-efficient homes of their own by helping guide them from foundation to roof, thro
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Paperback, 282 pages
Published September 9th 2008 by Taunton Press
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Jun 14, 2010 Melissa rated it it was ok
I grabbed this book because it covers the basics of roofing, but I ended up flipping through the rest of it with little interest. There's definitely an advantage to building a type of house that can be finished quickly and with minimal expense and know-how, but for my particular needs, this book didn't really cut it.

The foundation sections were worthless, because I don't want to pour tons of concrete, and ditto with the walls, because I'm not interested in stacking nasty drywall against pressur
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After reading this book, 2 things come to my mind:

(1) I won't plan to build a house;

(2) maybe someone can organized a "House Building Training Course", where there are several modules as per the book's section, each student will take turn to be a member of a module in the building process, when several houses are built, every student will have gone through the entire sequence of really building one house. I am keen to be one such student.
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