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9781890132514

The Resourceful Renovator

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  • ISBN13:

    9781890132514

  • ISBN10:

    1890132519

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co

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Summary

Readers get hundreds of ideas for renovating and decorating projects that reuse building materials, such as wood, stone, metal, glass, brick, and ceramics. Illustrations. Color and bandw photos.

Table of Contents

Tables and Charts
ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction 1(10)
Wood
11(34)
Harvesting and Milling Wood
14(2)
Use
16(4)
The Structure, Properties, and Uses of Milled Wood
16(4)
Reuse
20(16)
Moving Buildings
21(1)
Saving Beck House
22(2)
Salvaging Wood
24(1)
Put Your Foot Down: Salvaged Flooring Ideas
25(5)
When Is a Door Not a Door?
30(2)
Other Interior Ideas
32(4)
Recycling
36(4)
From Stump to Dump: Completing the Cycle
36(4)
Success Story
Chris Smith's ``Jamieson Irish House & Grill''
40(5)
Metal
45(22)
Forging Ahead: Metallurgy Ancient and Modern
48(4)
Use
52(2)
Reuse
54(8)
Radiator Redux
55(1)
Traditional Materials in Nontraditional Uses
56(4)
Salvaged Fixtures and Hardware
60(2)
Recycling
62(2)
Success Story
Greenhouses Get a Second Chance
64(3)
Stone
67(28)
Mining and Processing Stone
70(2)
Use
72(4)
Reuse
76(12)
On Firm Footing
78(2)
Paving the Way
80(2)
Stone Walls
82(2)
A Clean Slate
84(2)
Interior Finishings and Furnishings
86(2)
Recycling
88(2)
Success Story
A Successful C&D Waste Recovery Network
90(5)
Brick
95(20)
The Making of Bricks and Clay Products
98(4)
Use
102(2)
Reuse
104(6)
Build it with Bricks
106(2)
Out of the Frying Pan
108(2)
Recycling
110(1)
Success Story
Minneapolis ReUse Center
111(4)
Glass
115(20)
The Long History of Glass
116(5)
Stained Glass
121(1)
Use
122(2)
Reuse
124(7)
On the Inside Looking In
125(2)
Windows Out of Context
127(1)
On a Horticultural Note
128(2)
Other Uses for Glass
130(1)
Recycling
131(1)
Success Story
Bear River's Oakdene Centre
132(3)
Ceramics
135(19)
Making Mud Pies: The History of Ceramic
136(4)
Use
140(4)
The Beauty and Versatility of Ceramic Tiles
140(2)
The Tiles of Santa Catalina Island
142(2)
Reuse
144(7)
From Tile to Tile
145(2)
The Utility of Ceramic Fixtures
147(1)
In and Out of Plumb: Ceramic Fixtures and Hardware
148(2)
The $62 Bathroom
150(1)
Recycling
151(1)
Success Story
The $1,000 Kitchen
152(2)
Resources 154(1)
Bibliography 155(2)
Photography Credits 157

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