Foundations and Concrete Work

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585378
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides tips and advice from contractors and builders from all over the country to provide the best advice on formwork, foundations, waterproofing, reinforcement and related topics.

Working Alone

Author: John Carroll
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585458
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-- Discusses all aspects of laying foundations, raising walls, and more for small or one-person crews

Concrete Construction

Author: Ken Nolan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781572182370
Format: PDF
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This comprehensive concrete manual has the information you need, both the tried-and-tested methods and materials, and recent innovations. It covers styrofoam forming systems, fiber reinforcing adjuncts, and architectural innovations. Forming, one of the most important elements of concrete work, gets special attention. Every chapter provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for each task, with hundreds of photographs and drawings that show exactly how the work is done.

Framing Roofs

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585386
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In Working with Concrete, veteran builder Rick Arnold explains everything from mix characteristics and formwork options to waterproofing details and repair procedures. You'll benefit from Arnold's years as a general contractor, framer, and foundation contractor as he offers time and money saving advice that comes from understanding the subject from all angles. Get the rock-solid results you're after with this comprehensive guide to building with concrete.

The Essential Guide to Foundations

Author: Clayton DeKorne
Publisher: Home Planners, LLC
ISBN: 9781931131506
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Laying a solid foundation is a crucial first step in building a new home or adding a new room. Learn how in this complete foundations instructions manual.

Wiring a House

Author: Rex Cauldwell
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585274
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A guide to residential electricity for professionals and laymen, discussing tools and materials, and offering instruction on how to design electrical wiring, install main service panels, install fixtures and appliances, and other tasks.

Construction Manual Concrete Formwork

Author: T. W. Love
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780910460033
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Describes procedures involved in proportioning mixes, escavation, the design and construction of forms and framework, and handling, placing, and finishing concrete

Precision Framing

Author: Mike Guertin
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 156158634X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Developed as a guide for the authors' crews, this book has evolved into a comprehensive framing handbook -- from basics to finishing techniques. It combines common sense, sound engineering, and craftsmanship. Custom framers can use these procedures -- or adapt them to their needs -- to achieve labor efficiency and excellent results every time.