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A Guide to Building Construction

written by: Mike Aguilar • edited by: Lamar Stonecypher • updated: 10/6/2011

Looking to do some building? If so, you've come to the right place. Referenced right here is a treasure trove of information that will help guide you through the building process, from deciding what materials to use to picking the people doing the work.You'll also find special seismic information.


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