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For Your Home: Kitchens (USED)

For Your Home: Kitchens (USED)

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This stunning series showcases innovative design ideas for every room in the home. All beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, each book offers attractive ideas and solutions for every decorating challenge.
Foundations & Concrete Work (For Pros by Pros) (USED)

Foundations & Concrete Work (For Pros by Pros) (USED)

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Foundation work is not the glamorous side of home building. It is hard, dirty work. But it's also the work upon which all other work rests, and so a good foundation is critical to every home. No source of knowledge on foundations and concrete work is better respected or more widely followed than that provided by the authors of Fine Homebuilding magazine.
This latest edition from the editors of Fine Homebuilding is the biggest and most authoritative volume yet on the subject. At 288 pages with more than 400 illustrative on-the-job photographs and drawings, Foundations and Concrete Work distills centuries of hands-on builder-tested methods and techniques as the finest builders in the country pass on the hard-won trade secrets for better construction.
From a thorough survey of concrete basics through forming and pouring foundations to keeping a basement dry, Foundations and Concrete Work will serve as the definitive guide to the subject.
Written by builders from all over the country, these articles are quite literally advice from the trenches.
Framing Floors, Walls and Ceilings (For Pros By Pros) (USED)

Framing Floors, Walls and Ceilings (For Pros By Pros) (USED)

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All new...completely updated best-seller: Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. With a fresh new design and the latest, up-to-the-minute content, this edition more than lives up to its billing as part of the For Pros By Pros series. Loaded with essential field-tested information from working pros it's the go-to resource for pros and serious non-pros, covering all this and more:

  • Construction methods, techniques, and trade secrets from some of today's finest builders from across the country
  • In-depth instruction on specific types of framing fundamentals and materials
  • The most current information on energy-efficient framing practices
  • Learn the latest from the best in the business! Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings distills decades of builder-tested methods and techniques as some of America's finest builders pass on their hard-won secrets and latest know-how. From the basics of framing to advanced techniques for framing curved walls and cathedral ceilings, it's all here for you, including 6 proven ways to build energy-smart walls.

    Know-how you can't afford to be without! Learn how the experts frame with a crane, support a cantilevered bay, frame big gable walls safely, and use double-stud walls to conserve energy. Don't take chances and avoid trouble when you know how to:

  • manage job-site mud
  • choose the right framing material
  • frame strong stable floors
  • work with factory-built walls
  • remodel a flat ceiling into a cathedral
  • and so much more
  • The best, most comprehensive framing guide around. This latest edition of Framing Floors Walls & Ceilings is a treasure trove of trusted advice. With 350 color photographs and 50 instructive illustrations, it puts, right at your fingertips and all in one place, the best articles on all aspects of framing compiled from Fine Homebuilding, the most respected residential construction magazine in the country.

    Framing Roofs (For Pros by Pros) (USED)

    Framing Roofs (For Pros by Pros) (USED)

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    The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Framing Roofs. Updated and redesigned throughout, this book gives builders the very best and current information.
    Gazebos & Other Outdoor Structures (USED)

    Gazebos & Other Outdoor Structures (USED)

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    "Gazebos and Other Outdoor Structures" is the one book readers need to build an outdoor retreat that perfectly suits their yard and lifestyle. Readers will find thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions with complete materials lists for the most popular gazebos, pavilions, and arbors. Readers will be lead through the building techniques, as well as customizing options and using color.

    Good Things ; A Collection of Inspired Household Ideas and Projects (USED)

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    Good Things for Organizing (USED)

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    Great Windows and Walls Collection (USED)

    Great Windows and Walls Collection (USED)

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  • More photos and more ideas than any other book of window solutions.
  • Creative window treatments and wall colors combined for stylish, elegant home decor.
  • Custom solutions using curtains, valances, cornices, swags and jabots, shades, shutters, blinds, and draperies.
  • Tips help homeowners choose the perfect covering for any window.
  • Advice on working with pros for custom treatments.
  • Hand- Applied Finishes (USED)

    Hand- Applied Finishes (USED)

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    This book takes you through the steps necessary to apply finishing materials by hand, detailing each process, the materials used, and the correct technique. You'll learn how to set up a safe and suitable working environment, how to prepare the surface of the wood for finishing, and how to choose the right stain to color the wood. At the core of the book are step-by-step techniques for six classic hand-applied finishes: shellac (including French polishing), oil, varnish, lacquer, water-based finish, and milk paint. Each technique is clearly and concisely explained, with many sharp photos and detailed drawings to accompany the text.
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    HGTV 6 Steps design on a Dime (USED)

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    Includes six easy-to-understand steps that aim to give homeowners the confidence to transform ho-hum rooms into spaces that are functional and fun. Here, readers learn how to combine all six elements to create a successful decorating scheme.