Many Americans dream about building their own home. With this book you can make those dreams a reality. As innovative and original as it was when first published in 1972, Ken Kern's The Owner-Built Home is an aspiring DIY homebuilder's bible. Finally, after years of demand, it is back in print for the next generation of owner-builders.
The product of years of research and experimentation with innumerable design and construction techniques around the world, The Owner-Built Home is full of practical tips. It describes in refreshing, straight-forward language, everything involved in making a home. Fully illustrated with drawings, photographs, and plans, The Owner-Built Home is an indispensable tool for anyone planning to build a house.
Readers interested in related titles from Ken Kern will also want to see: The Owner Builder's Guide to Stone Masonry (ISBN: 9781626545403), Owner Built Homestead (Emblem Editions) (ISBN: 9781626545441), The Owner Builder's Guide to Stone Masonry (ISBN: 9781626545403), Owner Built Homestead (Emblem Editions) (ISBN: 9781626545441).