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Working Alone: Tips & Techniques for Solo Building

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Publisher Comments:

-- Discusses all aspects of laying foundations, raising walls, and more for small or one-person crews

Book News Annotation:

A unique guide written by a builder with 30 years of experience, offering innovative tips and techniques on handling nearly every aspect of home construction alone, from foundation layout to raising walls to building decks. Includes b&w illustrations. Carroll is a contributor to Fine Homebuilding magazine, and has written a previous book on building.
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Synopsis:

A unique guide written by a builder with 30 years of experience, offering innovative tips and techniques on handling nearly every aspect of home construction alone, from foundation layout to raising walls to building decks. Includes b&w illustrations. Carroll is a contributor to Fine Homebuilding ma

Synopsis:

This unique book is worth a second set of hands by offering solo builders and do-it-yourselfers proven tips, techniques, and shortcuts for careful, precise, and safe construction. 130 drawings.

About the Author

John Carroll began his career in the late 1960s roofing houses during summer vacations from high school.  He is still building and repairing houses in and near Durham, N.C. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding and JCL magazines and is the author of three books on building.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561582860
Subtitle:
Techniques for Solo Building
Author:
Carroll, John
Author:
John
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, CT :
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Building
Subject:
Self-employed
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Carpenters
Subject:
House construction -- Technique.
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Building -- Technique.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
For Pros By Pros
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » Do It Yourself
Engineering » Construction » General
Engineering » Home Construction » Building a House
Engineering » Home Construction » Carpentry
Engineering » Home Construction » General

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Product details 160 pages Taunton Press - English 9781561582860 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A unique guide written by a builder with 30 years of experience, offering innovative tips and techniques on handling nearly every aspect of home construction alone, from foundation layout to raising walls to building decks. Includes b&w illustrations. Carroll is a contributor to Fine Homebuilding ma
"Synopsis" by ,
This unique book is worth a second set of hands by offering solo builders and do-it-yourselfers proven tips, techniques, and shortcuts for careful, precise, and safe construction. 130 drawings.
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