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  • Stairsby Sylvia Blanc; Alan Blanc

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Stairs are a fundamental and universal feature of buildings. The late Alan Blanc had a lifetime's obsession with stairs and steps and provided a definitive reference source that bridges the aesthetic and practical aspects of staircase design. His wife Sylvia, who worked with him on the first edition, presents this updated, abridged version alongside... more...

  • Mauerwerk-Kalender 2009by Wolfram J?ger

    Wiley 2009; US$ 68.95 US$ 59.76

    Mauerwerk-Kalender (Masonry Yearbook) Der Vielseitigkeit von Mauerwerk als Tragstrukturelement, Wandbaustoff mit bauphysikalischen und ?sthetischen Funktionen, als Tr?ger von Innovationen in der Fertigteilbauweise und f?r energiesparendes Bauen wird das Werk im 34. Jahrgang mit einem ausgewogenen Verh?ltnis von aktuellen und ?berarbeiteten Beitr?gen... more...

  • Brickwork Level 2by Malcolm Thorpe; J. C. Hodge

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    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 2 has been adapted from John Hodge?s classic Brickwork for Apprentices - the established textbook on brickwork for generations... more...

  • 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$ 62.95

    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. The authors elucidate on critical points, showing where care should be given to achieve convincing... 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$ 165.00

    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 Millwork, Power Tools, and Paintingby Mark Richard Miller; Rex Miller

    Wiley 2005; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99

    How to achieve a perfect finish You already know that the building isn't finished just because the walls are up and the roof is on. Interior details--flooring, stairs, trimwork, cabinets, fireplaces, and painting--finish the project and give it character. This guide clearly explains each step, discusses the tools involved, and even examines insulation,... more...