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  • Brickwork Level 1by Malcolm Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95

    As part of their everyday work bricklayers must be able to interpret technical documents, understand the properties of various mortars/building materials, and understand the basics of health and safety on site. Brickwork Level 1  is in full colour, and has been tailored to match Level 1 of both the Construction Alliance Awards Diplomas in Bricklaying... more...

  • Brickwork Level 3by Malcolm Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    As part of their everyday work bricklayers must be able to interpret technical documents, understand the properties of various mortars/building materials, and understand the basics of health and safety on site. Brickwork Level 3 has been adapted from John Hodge?s classic Brickwork for Apprentices - the established textbook on brickwork for generations... more...

  • Masonry and Plasteringby Mike Lawrence

    Crowood 2011; US$ 19.99

    The house and garden offer many opportunities for the do-it-yourselfer to take on bricklaying, plastering and other masonry work which enhances the value of house and garden and keeps professionals' bills to a minimum. Many of the more basic jobs can be easily mastered by the competent DIY enthusiast and enables anyone to harness their own creative... more...

  • Building with Large Clay Blocksby Theodor Hugues; Klaus Greilich; Christine Peter

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 45.59

    In modern masonry work it is customary to use large size blocks in building. They fulfil all the construction requirements even in singlelayer outside walls. Using two houses as examples all details are presented clearly and comprehensively in a scale of 1:10. more...

  • Practical Stone Masonryby Peter Hill; John David

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to repairs. This book addresses that need. It covers the... more...

  • Access Scaffoldingby Stewart Champion

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    Access scaffolding is the most important element of plant for building, civil engineering and structural engineering contractors. In fact a building or structure cannot be constructed to a height of more than two metres without platforms to work from. These platforms have to be constructed on the site in the minimum of time but nevertheless backed... more...

  • Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Math, Plans, and Specificationsby Mark Richard Miller; Rex Miller

    Wiley 2005; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99

    You can count on a good plan A successful building or remodeling job requires not only a plan, but also the skill to interpret it and an understanding of the mathematics behind it. Whether you are a builder by trade or a do-it-yourself carpenter by choice, turn to this newly updated guide for easy explanations of the math involved and clear instructions... more...

  • Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Layout, Foundation, and Framingby Mark Richard Miller; Rex Miller

    Wiley 2005; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.99

    Here's knowledge you can build on Whether you're building a storage shed or your dream house, the same principles govern choosing a site, setting the foundation, erecting the walls, and putting on the roof. This handy how-to guide has been totally revised and updated to cover new building materials and the latest techniques in construction and framing.... more...

  • Site Carpentryby C.K. Austin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 77.95

    This book deals with sound craftsmanship utilising correct tools and materials. Practical advice on subjects such as framework, design and construction, timberfloor construction and arch centres. more...

  • The Genius of Japanese Carpentryby Azby Brown

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    This new edition of this Azby Brown architecural classic contains a new preface by Brown, fully revised chapters, along 25% new photography and in color for the first time. An extraordinary and ambitious work of architectural reconstruction is underway in twenty-first century Nara. The Genius of Japanese Carpentry is the story of the twelve-hundred-year-old... more...