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Log homes made easy

Jim Cooper

Log homes made easy

contracting and building your own log home

by Jim Cooper

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

  • Log cabins -- Design and construction,
  • Contractors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Cooper.
    LC ClassificationsTH4840 .C66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23210141M
    ISBN 109780811734790
    LC Control Number2009419028

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