BUSINESS IDEAS AND HOME DESIGN


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Scroll down for a FREE full color guide to architecture, landscaping, and home design. 

This complete, full color dictionary offers a basic introduction to the equipment, tools, techniques, and architectural components involved in construction, home design, gardening, and landscaping. 


Dream up your own creative designs from this carefully curated collection of images. 

View stunning kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, magnificent lawns, classic architectural wonders, and more. 


Related startup options include landscaping, gardening, industrial cleaning, home remodeling, trash removal, construction contracting, and other business ideas. 

Use the information shown here to dream up your own unique home-based business ideas. 


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 27

HEEL CUT - HYPHEN


HEEL CUT: A notch cut into the edge of a rafter to give it a better fit. The point where this notch joins is known as a birds mouth joint


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HEX KEY WRENCH: A turning tool that is hexagon-shaped at one end. Used somewhat like a screwdriver on bolts and screws with hexagonal sockets. 


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HICKORY: A hard, heavy, strong wood that bends surprisingly well. Typically used for tool handles, athletic equipment, and interior designs. 


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HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE (HID): A type of glare-free lamp with a high intensity beam.

All serious home business ideas require the right lighting. Also see Task Lighting


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HIGHLIGHTS: Lighter spots or visible streaks on a painted surface. 


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HINGE: A piece of metal hardware used for connecting parts, allowing the parts to move in angular rotation to each other. Hinges are typically used for securing doors. 


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HIP ROOF: A roof with four sloping sides that meet in the middle. 


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HOE: A gardening tool that is used for breaking up dirt, digging up weeds, and other yard work. A hoe is a necessary implement for all kinds of landscaping business ideas. 


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HOGAN: The traditional architectural style of the Navajo people, the hogan is a rounded or cone-shaped structure made from wood and packed earth. 


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HOLE SAW: An electric saw with a ring-shaped blade, used for cutting holes in hard surfaces. There are many cool business ideas for a hole saw, such as creating giant Lego blocks. 


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HOLLOW WALL ANCHOR: A small piece of hardware used for securing a screw in the hollow part of a wall (between studs). 


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HOME OFFICE: A room in a home where people work for a living, often coming up with their own business ideas. 

An efficient, organized home office needs, among other things, good lighting and a strong internet connection. The internet is the best place to find lucrative business ideas. 

Shown below, a home office designed for arts-and-crafts-related business ideas. 


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HOME RUN: The cable that carries power from the main panel to the first outlet in an electrical circuit.


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HONEY COMBS: Concrete in which rock fragments are visible, due to incomplete filling of the form. 


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HOOK: A piece of metal hardware with a curved end from which to hang things. 


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HOSE BIB: An exterior water spigot, tap, or faucet. Also see Sillcock


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HOT WIRE: 1) The wire that carries electrical energy to (but not away from) a receptacle. The hot wire is typically black.  2) A cutting tool. 

Shown below, a hot wire foam cutter. 


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HUMIDIFIER: An appliance designed to increase air humidity in a space by discharging a continuous supply of water vapor. Smaller humidifiers are often used for aromatherapy. 


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HUNG OUT: A term that refers to a building in which drywall has been installed. 


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HURRICANE CLIP: A piece of metal hardware attached to roof rafters. Also known as a Teco clip.


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HUT: A crudely built, one-room dwelling constructed of local materials. 

Shown below, a rainforest hut made of bark. 


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HVAC: An abbreviation for Heat, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. 


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HYPHEN: An enclosed interior space that connects two larger interior spaces. A typical feature of Palladian architecture. 


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HOME DESIGN BUSINESS IDEAS AND MORE


ABODE


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

D

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

E

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18 

F

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20    

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

G

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

H

Chapter 26  

Chapter 27 (You Are Here) 

I

Chapter 28  

J

Chapter 29  

K

Chapter 30

L

Chapter 31

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33    

M

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

N

Chapter 37    

O

Chapter 38   

P

Chapter 39    

Chapter 40   

Chapter 41  

Chapter 42   

Chapter 43   

Chapter 44    

Q

Chapter 45  

R

Chapter 46

Chapter 47    

Chapter 48    

Chapter 49   

S

Chapter 50   

Chapter 51   

Chapter 52   

Chapter 53    

Chapter 54  

Chapter 55   

Chapter 56    

Chapter 57   

Chapter 58    

Chapter 59    

T

Chapter 60  

Chapter 61    

Chapter 62   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68 





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Introduction

Chapter 1 

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41




YULE LOG:

Events That Happened On Christmas Day


Yule Log - Chapter One

Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

Yule Log - Chapter Four

Yule Log - Chapter Five

Yule Log - Chapter Six

Yule Log - Chapter Seven

Yule Log - Chapter Eight

Yule Log - Chapter Nine

Yule Log - Chapter Ten




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Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 1 

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 2

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 3

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 8

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 9

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 10

Crazy Horse Appearing - Appendixes