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How to add a room to your house

a step-by-step guide to building it yourself

by Tom Philbin

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York, NY .
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  • Dwellings -- Remodeling -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Buildings -- Additions -- Design and construction -- Amateurs" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Philbin and Fritz Koelbel ; [construction drawings by Barbara Koelbel, drawings of room additions by Joseph Dolce].
    ContributionsKoelbel, Fritz, 1930- joint author.
    LC ClassificationsTH4816 .P49
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 171 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4101568M
    ISBN 100684164949
    LC Control Number80016054

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