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