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Antique New England Homes & Barns: History, Restoration, and Reinterpretation - Jim DeStefano
Antique New England Homes & Barns: History, Restoration, and Reinterpretation
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There is something about antique homes and their hard-working barns that captures the imagination. Maybe it’s their pleasing proportions, maybe they remind us of a simpler time, or maybe we sense that these venerable old survivors that were built when our country was young have seen it all. But... show more
There is something about antique homes and their hard-working barns that captures the imagination. Maybe it’s their pleasing proportions, maybe they remind us of a simpler time, or maybe we sense that these venerable old survivors that were built when our country was young have seen it all. But how many of us have bothered to listen to the stories they tell or tried to understand what makes them tick? This book reveals the essence of antique New England homes and barns―their history, the people who built them, why they were built that way, and how to restore them, piece by piece, without losing their character. Learn to identify architectural styles from different periods, how to strategize a restoration, and how to approach it systematically, from the timber frame to the floors, walls, and ceilings, windows and doors, wiring, finishes, and landscaping.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780764353536 (0764353535)
ASIN: 0764353535
Publisher: Schiffer
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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5.0 Antique New England Homes & Barns: History, Restoration, and Reinterpretation by Jim DeStefano
Stunning book, not only the pictures but the history that goes along with them. I love old homes and old barns. My husband and I go from Florida to Pennsylvania ever year for vacation. While there are some really nice old homes and barns here in Florida the further north we go the more spectacular t...
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