Series: Grolier's Home Owning Made Easy

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Basic Carpentry Techniques by T. Jeff Williams
HOME: Basic Plumbing Techniques by Grolier
HOME: Basic Remodeling Techniques by Grolier
HOME: Bookcases, Cabinets & Shelves by Craig Bergquist
HOME: Building & Using Greenhouses by T. Jeff Williams
HOME: Deck Plans & Designs by Grolier
HOME: Designing & Building Fences & Gates by Diane Snow
HOME: Designing & Building Storage Projects by Diane Snow
HOME: Finish Carpentry Techniques by Project Editor; Craig Bergquist Karin Shakery, Wr
HOME: Garden Construction Techniques by T. Jeff Williams
HOME: Home Care & Upkeep by Grolier
HOME: Outdoor Storage Projects by Margaret Lucke
HOME: Painting & Wallpapering by Grolier
HOME: Planning & Designing Additions by Grolier
HOME: Remodeling Attics & Basements by Grolier
HOME: Remodeling Kitchens & Bathrooms by Jenepher Walker
HOME: Replacing & Installing Floors & Floor Coverings by B. Gay Ballard
HOME: Replacing & Installing Roofs & Siding by Grolier
Replacing & Installing Doors & Windows (Home Owning Made Easy) by Grolier

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