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Build your own stone house using the easy slipform method by Karl Schwenke

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Published by Garden Way Pub. in Charlotte, Vt .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Karl and Sue Schwenke.
ContributionsSchwenke, Sue, 1929- joint author.
LC ClassificationsTH4818.S75 S38
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5195123M
ISBN 100882660713, 0882660691
LC Control Number75016831

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