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  • 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 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...

  • BDA Guide to Successful Brickworkby The Brick Development Association

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now been brought fully in line with the latest British... more...

  • Bench Joinery Level 2 Construction Award and NVQby Steve Jones

    Hodder Education 2009; US$ 41.50

    Written to the very latest VRQ and NVQ schemes, this new full-colour resource combines an engaging visual style with the highest level of factual accuracy and theoretical rigour. This textbook is one that students will find easy to read and lecturers can trust. Authored by an experienced and practising lecturer, with editorial input from a senior... 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 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 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...

  • Brickwork and Bricklayingby Jon Collinson

    Crowood 2013; US$ 24.99

    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...

  • Brickwork for Apprenticesby J. C. Hodge; Malcolm Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 42.95

    Brickwork for Apprentices has been the established reference on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Continuously in print since 1944, John Hodge’s classic text has now been fully revised in its fifth edition by Malcolm Thorpe – who acted as a CITB Advisor and was involved in the draughting of the Intermediate Construction Award syllabus (bricklaying... 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...