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Construction is a general term meaning the art and science to form objects, systems or organizations, and comes from Latin constructionem (from com- "together" and struere "to pile up") and Old French construction. Construction is used as a verb: the act of building, and a noun: how a building was built, the nature of its structure...Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure or a facility. It differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a designated purchaser and construction is typically done on location for a known client. Construction as an industry is six to nine percent of the gross domestic product of developed countries. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use.

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 See photos A Simplified Guide to Custom Stairbuilding and Tangent Handrailing http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0941936279/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?
 
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See photos Colonial Interiors: Photographs and Measured Drawings of the Colonial and Early Federal Periods http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00005XD1F/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos  Salvage Style: 45 Home & Garden Projects Using Reclaimed Architectural Details http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/1579902057/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&qid=&sr=
 
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Scaling Down : Living Large in a Smaller Space http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/1594860939/ref=tmm_pap_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&qid=&sr=

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See photos Customer Review...This is a masterpiece of a book. The original Laura Ashley family approved(with a Foreword by Laura Ashley herself). It takes us back to beautiful breezy days of the 'british' country home. The 'how to' section is just lovely and with a bit of knowledge and handyness, is easy enough to do. I have made several projects from this book over the years (yes, I purchased it back in 1985); several pelmets(and who even remembers what a pelmet is in this day and age), which were simple enough to do. Countless of pillows & curtains over the years. If you like the 'romantic' period style of decorating or even the shabby chique style, you'll love this book.

"Laura Ashley" Book of Home Decorating http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0706421582/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&qid=&sr=

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 See photos Roberts' Illustrated Millwork Catalog: A Sourcebook of Turn-of-the-Century Architectural Woodwork http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0486256979/ref=olp_page_2?ie=UTF8&condition=used&startIndex=10
 
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Return to product information  Remodeling old houses without destroying their character http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0394475372/ref=olp_page_4?ie=UTF8&startIndex=30
 
 
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See photos Sweet's Catalog File: Architects, Engineers & Contractors Edition - 2004 ( Huge, Heavy Hardcover) 
 
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 See photos Simplified design of roof trusses for architects and builders http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0007HT2EG/ref=dp_olp_used_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=used
 
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See photos Restoring Old Buildings for Contemporary Uses: An American Sourcebook for Architects and Preservationists http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0823074250/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos The Backyard Builder: Over 150 Build-It-Yourself Projects for Your Garden, Home, and Yard http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0878575316/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos Cabinetry: The Woodworkers Guide to Building Professional Looking Cabinets and Shelves http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0878579818/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos Professional Painted Finishes: A Guide to the Art and Business of Decorative Painting http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0823044181/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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  A Place in the Country: A Narrative on the Imperfect Art of Homesteading and the Value of Ignorance http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0394495918/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos Floor Coverings for Historic Buildings: A Guide to Selecting Reproductions http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0788163868/ref=dp_olp_collectible?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible
 
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See photos  Elton Engineering Catalog #14  (Building technology for Bridges, Railroads and related subjects) http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0000EESEA/ref=dp_olp_collectible_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible 
 
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See photos Analysis of Structures. The Analysis of Statically-Indeterminate Structures by the Deformation Method http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0037XLQGE/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos Floodproofing Non-Residential Structures (FEMA)
 
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See photosThe District : A History of the Philadelphia district U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [1866-1971]
 
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