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  • Practical Stone Masonryby Peter Hill; John David

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Focuses on the craft of the stonemason. This book covers the basic methods of working stone, the making of specialized tools, and, includes a full analysis of the procedures for setting-out for repairs. It also looks at the causes of decay in stone and outline methods for repair of both stone and mortar. more...

  • Brickwork and Bricklayingby Jon Collinson

    Crowood 2013; US$ 18.94

    Brickwork and Bricklaying is written for those who are new to the craft of bricklaying, and those who are improving their skills. It provides an overview of the materials, processes, craft skills and related subjects to enable the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and undertake brickwork-related maintenance projects around the... 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...

  • Reparaciones y mantenimiento de la casaby Patrizia Rognoni

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 1.89

    Mantener la casa siempre perfecta y a su gusto es más fácil de lo que podría imaginar, y ahora conseguirá hacerlo usted mismo, sin complicarse la vida. Ya no tendrá que invertir dinero en contratar a profesionales para mantener su hogar en perfectas condiciones y evitar o solucionar los distintos problemas que se suelen plantear en el día a día: podrá... more...

  • Carpentry and Joinery 1by Brian Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    The third edition of Carpentry and Joinery 1 is the first in a series of three books which together provide an authoritative but thoroughly practical guide to carpentry and joinery for students following City & Guilds and CITB courses, NVQ candidates, and a wide range of amateurs and professionals. Carpentry and Joinery 1 deals with the fundamentals... more...

  • Carpentry and Joinery 2by Brian Porter; Chris Tooke

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    For intermediate vocational construction crafts courses. This highly illustrated book is the second in a series of three which provides an authoritative and thoroughly practical guide to carpentry and joinery. Volume two builds on the fundamental knowledge introduced in volume one by covering more advanced topics and procedures. This edition is... 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...

  • 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...

  • Masonry and Plasteringby Mike Lawrence

    Crowood 2011; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • 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...