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Now in one economical volume: the definitive illustrated layman's guides to housebuilding and interior carpentry

With a combined total of a quarter of a million copies in print in their separate editions, Illustrated Interior Carpentry and Illustrated Housebuilding are the undisputed classic guides for the average person doing interior or exterior home carpentry. Armed with this new two-in-one volume, anyone can tackle jobs such as constructing and installing doors, laying down floors, constructing plaster walls, and even building an entire house — economically, speedily, and sturdily. In addition, Graham Blackburn also discusses tools, materials, decorative moldings, stairs, and handrails. With more than 600 illustrations, bibliography, index, and easy-to-follow text, this how-to reference provides sound and encouraging instructions for all home carpenters.

"For those who need a lot of help in building their own home, this is the book". — The New York Times

"Blackburn discusses tools, carpentry, choosing a site, and even financing. He has a witty sense of humor and a fund of building lore". — Harper's

Synopsis:

ILLUSTRATED INTERIOR CARPENTRY and ILLUSTRATED HOUSEBUILDING are undisputed classic guides for the average person doing interior or exterior home carpentry. Now combined in one volume, this how-to reference provides sound and encouraging instructions for all home carpenters and features more than 600 illustrations.

Synopsis:

With a combined total of over 100,000 copies in print since their separate editions were first published, Graham Blackburn's Illustrated Housebuilding and Illustrated Interior Carpentry are the undisputed classic guides for the average person doing interior or exterior home carpentry. Armed with this two-in-one volume, anyone can tackle such jobs as the construction and installation of doors, the laying down of floors, the construction of plaster walls, and even build an entire house, economically, speedily, and sturdily. Blackburn also discusses tools, materials, decorative moldings, stairs, and handrails. With more than 600 illustrations, a bibliography, index, and easy-to-follow text, this how-to reference provides sound and encouraging instructions for all at-home carpenters.

About the Author

Graham Blackburn is the author of numerous books in the reference and how-to areas, including The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships and Boats and The Overlook Illustrated Dictionary of Nautical Terms.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879516512
Author:
Blackburn, Graham
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Location:
Woodstock, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Framing (building)
Subject:
Wooden-frame houses
Subject:
Carpentry -- Amateurs' manuals.
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
General House & Home
Subject:
House construction -- Amateurs' manuals.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 3
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.91x8.36x.92 in. 1.53 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 336 pages Overlook Press - English 9780879516512 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , ILLUSTRATED INTERIOR CARPENTRY and ILLUSTRATED HOUSEBUILDING are undisputed classic guides for the average person doing interior or exterior home carpentry. Now combined in one volume, this how-to reference provides sound and encouraging instructions for all home carpenters and features more than 600 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , With a combined total of over 100,000 copies in print since their separate editions were first published, Graham Blackburn's Illustrated Housebuilding and Illustrated Interior Carpentry are the undisputed classic guides for the average person doing interior or exterior home carpentry. Armed with this two-in-one volume, anyone can tackle such jobs as the construction and installation of doors, the laying down of floors, the construction of plaster walls, and even build an entire house, economically, speedily, and sturdily. Blackburn also discusses tools, materials, decorative moldings, stairs, and handrails. With more than 600 illustrations, a bibliography, index, and easy-to-follow text, this how-to reference provides sound and encouraging instructions for all at-home carpenters.
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