Book Signing in Arcata

It was advertised pretty well and there was a full house at Northtown Books in Arcata last night.

Also, Northtown Books had our poster and three of our building books in the window.

I did my slide show from Builders of the Pacific Coast and talked about my travels shooting the book’s photos. There were about a dozen high school kids there and they had never seen stuff like this before. I continue to get amazing feedback from people, about being inspired by our building books. It’s really gratifying.

A couple of discoveries in Arcata: The Finnish Country Sauna at 5th & J, a wonderful sauna facility with a lot of good carpentry/Los Bagels, clean, cheerful bakery with good latte and excellent baked goods/The North Coast Journal is a mighty fine little free newspaper with good writing and imaginative layout.

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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