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9 edition of Concrete at Home found in the catalog.

Concrete at Home

  • 322 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Taunton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architectural structure & design,
  • House & Home,
  • Do-It-Yourself,
  • Concrete Construction,
  • Home Maintenance And Repair,
  • Methods & Materials,
  • Home Improvement / Construction,
  • Do-It-Yourself - Masonry,
  • House & Home / Design & Construction,
  • Materials,
  • Construction - General,
  • Design & Construction,
  • Building fittings,
  • Concrete products,
  • Dwellings

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8636893M
    ISBN 10156158682X
    ISBN 109781561586820

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