Steel framing for houses by J. D. Ned Nisson

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Published by Cutter Information Corp. in Arlington, MA .

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Statementby J.D. Ned Nisson and Don Best.
ContributionsBest, Don, 1949-
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19927943M
ISBN 101574840630

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The homes also cost more to produce than expected, and the retail price grew well beyond the original $7, figure. A modest circa wood-frame house cost $8, whereas the all-steel Lustron sold for close to $11, Even with additional loans, the company was unable to produce the promised houses a day.

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