Second Homes for Leisure Living
Publisher: Douglas Fir Plywood Corporation 1960
Number of pages: 36
Helping leisure-loving Americans find new and pleasant ways to occupy their ever-increasing leisure hours. The labor-saving advantages of plywood are fully realized in the construction of the outstanding 2nd homes on the following pages which were developed by various manufacturers through the agency of the Douglas Fir Plywood Association.
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