Illustrated Dome Building Step-by-step Complete Plans by Gene Hopster

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Number of Pages96
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ISBN 100976911604
ISBN 109780976911609

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Description: 96 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Contents: A dome home for you --Getting started --Keeping records --No more bubbles --Foundations --Building the parts --Putting your dome together --Money savers --Heating --Other sibility.

Illustrated Dome Building: Step-by-step Complete Plans by Gene Hopster. Hexadome America, Paperback. Good. I actually built the dome given in the plans in this book. It didn't turn out quite as nice as the one pictured in the book but it was nice considering I had never built anything much other than a storage building before.

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