American Hardwood Species Guide
Independent information source on North American hardwoods.
Diligent Home Inspections
Information and resources for homeowners and potential buyers dealing with home inspections.
Andy's How To Homebuilding
Tips and advice on designing, contracting and building your own home.
Find interior design schools and interior design information. Search by state!
Building a Custom Home
One family's monthly diary on the construction of their home, complete with tips and ideas.
Advice and assistance with preparing and obtaining building permits, checklists, permit exemptions, and FAQs. [Some information specific to United States.]
Robin and Korstiaan are Building a New Home
Homeowners' photographic journal of the construction of a new home in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Wilder Home
Homeowners' account of the construction of their hurricane-proof waterfront home in Gulf Shores, Alabama of Dac-Art man-made stone, with glass tile mosaics.
Building at the Ledge
Building a dream home, a journal by the owner. Discusses passive solar design, alternative methods, design decisions, emotional turmoil.
General Contracting Your Own Home
Homeowner's account of a home construction project where the family acted as general contractor. Includes an overview of the plan, a journal, and photographs from foundation to finish.
Small house plans
Buy small house plans online.