Foundations and Concrete Work

Foundations and Concrete Work Author Editors of Fine Homebuilding
ISBN-10 156158990X
Year 2008
Pages 279
Language en
Publisher Taunton
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Sharing professional secrets and tips based on real-world experience, a detailed guide to foundations and concrete work combines hundreds of full-color illustrations, photographs, and diagrams with expert techniques and instruction to furnish a valuable hands-on reference. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Framing Floors Walls and Ceilings

Framing Floors  Walls  and Ceilings Author Fine Homebuilding
ISBN-10 1561587583
Year 2005
Pages 156
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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All of the major shop machines are covered from drill presses to jointers and planers. There are articles on choosing machines, setting them up, and safe operation. Taken together, these articles comprise a good overview of woodworking machinery as well as providing plans and instructions for building jigs and accessories to make machines more useful.

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction Author Robert Thallon
ISBN-10 163186372X
Year 2016-06-28
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher
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A classic reference, the Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is a comprehensive visual handbook filled with hundreds of meticulous drawings showing the framing details you need to understand when building with wood. This revised fourth edition reflects the most recent changes in residential frame construction. It contains more details for engineered wood products, fasteners, and seismic hold-down requirements, as well as the latest IRC code updates. It is well annotated and covers foundations, floors, walls, stairs, and roofs. Because examples are taken from actual job sites by a trusted expert, this book is an invaluable visual aid that can help builders and homeowners alike to tackle a wide range of framing projects.

Working Alone

Working Alone Author John Carroll
ISBN-10 1561585459
Year 2001
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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" ... Innovative tips and techniques ... to handle nearly every aspect of home construction alone, from foundation layout to raising walls to building decks."--Cover.

Concrete Construction Estimating

Concrete Construction   Estimating Author Craig Avery
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105030218379
Year 1980
Pages 571
Language en
Publisher
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This manual explains all concrete work, from simple slabs to highways and multi-story buildings Everyone who works with concrete should have these step-by-step instructions, illustrations, charts, reference data, cost estimates and examples! You'll learn the best methods for transporting, pumping, and placing concrete; the right type of joint to avoid cracking; how your mix and curing method affect strength; what curing compounds to use and more. Includes how to avoid hot, dry and cold weather problems.

Construction Manual Concrete Formwork

Construction Manual  Concrete   Formwork Author T. W. Love
ISBN-10 0910460035
Year 1973
Pages 169
Language en
Publisher Craftsman Book Company
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Describes procedures involved in proportioning mixes, escavation, the design and construction of forms and framework, and handling, placing, and finishing concrete

Masonry Concrete Construction

Masonry   Concrete Construction Author Kenneth J. Nolan
ISBN-10 1572180447
Year 1998
Pages 302
Language en
Publisher
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Here is the revised edition of this popular, practical manual with updated information on everything from on-site preplanning and layout through the construction of footings, foundations, walls, fireplaces, and chimneys. Plus, the book covers improved estimating techniques to help readers win more construction bids and pocket a healthy profit every time. The ideal reference for busy masonry contractors.

Wiring a House

Wiring a House Author Rex Cauldwell
ISBN-10 1561585270
Year 2002
Pages 245
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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A guide to residential electricity for professionals and laymen, discussing tools and materials, and offering instruction on how to design electrical wiring, install main service panels, install fixtures and appliances, and other tasks.

Siding Roofing and Trim

Siding  Roofing  and Trim Author Fine Homebuilding
ISBN-10 1627103864
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Hailing from Japan, this craft craze began with decorating mobile phone cases with all things cute, glitzy, and sweet. Deco Den Desserts- a delightful Threads Select Booklet- is literally the icing on the cake, featuring everything from hand mirrors to jewellery to trainers, deliciously decorated with faux sweets and treats. A common embellishing theme, as you'll see in Deco Den Desserts, is decorating with cookies, cakes, and candy. One can find these sweet treats embellishing almost any style of DecoDen craft. Some embellishments are miniature versions of real sweets that look good enough to eat, and others are fantasy versions that look like they are straight from a pop music video. Both versions are equally cute and contain no calories! Deco Den Desserts shows you how to whip up a faux cake icing and apply the dimensional fabric paint (aka drizzle) to create drippy dessert sauces like chocolate and strawberry sauce. Deco Den Desserts provides all the instructions to get you started on no-bake glammed-up desserts, cakes, and parfaits, or embellishing DecoDen classics like mobile phone cases, jewellery and everything in between. So grab some icing and mini sweets and start decorating!

Framing Roofs

Framing Roofs Author Fine Homebuilding
ISBN-10 9781561585380
Year 2003
Pages 156
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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In Working with Concrete, veteran builder Rick Arnold explains everything from mix characteristics and formwork options to waterproofing details and repair procedures. You'll benefit from Arnold's years as a general contractor, framer, and foundation contractor as he offers time and money saving advice that comes from understanding the subject from all angles. Get the rock-solid results you're after with this comprehensive guide to building with concrete.

Plumbing a House

Plumbing a House Author Peter Hemp
ISBN-10 1561583332
Year 1998
Pages 215
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Master plumber Peter Hemp explains in step-by-step sequence how to create (for both new and remodeled homes) plumbing systems that function efficiently and withstand the rigors of time. For both homeowners and professionals, he shows how to design, size, and install pipes using a variety of standard materials and tools.

Brickwork and Bricklaying

Brickwork and Bricklaying Author Jon Collinson
ISBN-10 9781847975799
Year 2013-06-30
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Crowood
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Brickwork and Bricklaying is written for those who are new to the craft of bricklaying, and those who are improving their skills. It provides an overview of the materials, processes, craft skills and related subjects to enable the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and undertake brickwork-related maintenance projects around the home.The book covers: Materials; Constituents and mix proportions of good quality concrete and mortars, and how to successfully mix both, with an overview of different types of bricks and blocks; Foundations: How to place, compact and cure concrete for simple foundations and bases; Setting-Out: Methods of setting out the positions of simple wall lines, corners and buildings; Bricklaying: Overview of tools required; step-by-step methods and instruction on all the basic craft skills of bricklaying from first principles; different methods of bonding and finishing mortar joints; Boundary Walls: Design principles for boundary and garden walls, including the application and construction of piers; Decorative Brickwork: Simple methods of decoratively enhancing brickwork projects; Maintenance: Identification of the common defects associated with brickwork and masonry and methods for rectifying those defects. A practical guide aimed at those who are new to the craft of bricklaying and also for those who are improving their skills. Provides details of materials, processes and craft skills for the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and maintenance around the home. Superbly illustrated with 110 colour photographs and 160 diagrams. Jon Collinson has been involved in bricklaying within the construction industry, as well as teaching brickwork, for over twenty-five years.

Housebuilding

Housebuilding Author R. J. DeCristoforo
ISBN-10 080695521X
Year 2003-03-01
Pages 653
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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Revised & Expanded Edition. Codes, Permits, and Inspections. before you Build.

The Essential Guide to Foundations

The Essential Guide to Foundations Author Clayton DeKorne
ISBN-10 1931131503
Year 2005
Pages 119
Language en
Publisher Home Planners, LLC
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Laying a solid foundation is a crucial first step in building a new home or adding a new room. Learn how in this complete foundations instructions manual.