Essential Home Maintenance: Tasks, Tools and Techniques (Paperback)John McGowan (author)
Paperback Published: 28/07/2006
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This book features expert easy-to-follow instructions for 100 of the most common jobs inside and outside the house. Over 1000 full-colour photographs illustrate every do-it-yourself technique in step-by-step detail. It includes instructions for a wide range of household jobs, such as replacing skirtings, fitting window locks, putting up shelves, installing insulation and draughtproofing, building rock and herb gardens, and repairing paths and paving. It also provides expert advice, tips and hints throughout, including dozens of professional tricks of the trade. The book includes an illustrated guide to all the essential do-it-yourself tools you will need, and how to use them. There are also safety instructions covering power and cutting tools, guidelines on ladder safety, and a section on workbenches, vices and tool-storage systems. Ideal for the beginner just starting out with a few odd jobs, or the more advanced workman looking for expert advice and professional tricks of the trade, this is a work manual, full of ideas and techniques that you will refer to again and again throughout the life of your home.
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Weight: 526 g
Dimensions: 200 x 135 x 18 mm
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