Slide show: IBS keeps building in Vegas

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A monument of two-by-fours welcomes IBS attendees outside the convention center in Las Vegas.

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Builders packed a conference room to hear the latest economic discussion, which included a forecast for 949,000 starts in 2013, up 21.5%.

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In the parking lot of the convention center, the three-bedroom modular home from Greenfab was described as “classic” and “healthy.”

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Norm “the Master Carpenter” Abram signed autographs in the Lumber Liquidators booth.

The mood is upbeat at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, both inside and outside the Las Vegas Convention Center.