The Resource A tudor revival, New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration, Donald Granbois, (ebook)

A tudor revival, New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration, Donald Granbois, (ebook)

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A tudor revival, New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration
Title
A tudor revival
Title number
New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration
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Donald Granbois
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eng
Summary
Restoring a truly dilapidated historic structure is exciting but offers many challenges, as discovered by the author as he undertook to save a 1923 Tudor Revival Cotswold stone cottage. His story of the process and the final outcome tells with good detail the entire story, from acquiring the property with the help of a local restoration nonprofit to finding a buyer. In the process of bringing the cottage back to life, the author found out more about balloon framing, fixing leaky basements, implementing some basic principles of restoration, and how to use proper Tudor design features in a structure where much of the original detail was gone. Research into the history of the house showed the first resident to have been a highly successful academic and member of President Truman's administration. The author contrasts the finished project with his early life during the Great Depression and provides some historical detail on living in that time. He also touches on some ideas from his study of social sciences and business to help interpret possible motivations for building such a house in 1923 in a purely rural setting
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Midwest
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Granbois, Donald
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Restoration Techniques
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adult
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A tudor revival, New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration, Donald Granbois, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781483590882
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11821715
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remote
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11821715
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Label
A tudor revival, New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration, Donald Granbois, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781483590882
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11821715
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11821715
System control number
MWT11821715
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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