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Title:
The complete guide to home carpentry : carpentry skills & projects for homeowners.
Author:
Creative Publishing International.
Publication Information:
Minnetonka, MN : Creative Pub. International, 2000.
Physical Description:
286 pages ; 28 cm
General Note:
At head of title: Black & Decker.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780865735774
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The Complete Guide to Home Carpentry combines the most popular carpentry projects with up-to-date information on tools, techniques, and materials required for home projects. Easy-to-use photo-driven pages show readers the most common saw cuts, nailing techniques, router designs, and skills for using dozens of other tools. Projects range from framing a partition wall, building shelves, and installing windows and doors, to hanging cabinets, cutting countertops, and installing trim. Readers even learn how to remove walls for remodeling projects.

This book contains everything readers need for their projects - both new construction and repairs - in user-friendly detail. Color photos accompany each technique and project. The result is an indispensable resource for any homeowner planning a carpentry project, large or small.

Highlights:

Contains hundreds of the indoor and outdoor carpentry projects and techniques most useful to homeowners. Covers basic framing, window and door installation, and trim detail, plus installing cabinets, countertops, and shelves. Shows how to use and maintain carpentry tools, such as hand and power saws, routers, drills, sanders, and more.Competitive titles have fewer than half as many projects and techniques, and little, if any, photography.


Author Notes

Creative Publishing international is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.