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Simply Stairs: The Definitive Handbook for Stair Builders (Paperback)
  • Simply Stairs: The Definitive Handbook for Stair Builders (Paperback)

Simply Stairs: The Definitive Handbook for Stair Builders (Paperback)

Paperback 288 Pages
Published: 07/07/2015
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Simply Stairs is a 'how to' book which guides the reader through all aspects of the design and construction of a wide range of timber staircases, step-by-step. It provides anyone with a basic knowledge of woodwork with the know-how and confidence to build this most important of building elements - from start to finish! The author's philosophy of methodical working, checking and double-checking, avoiding pitfalls and mistakes, and reaping the rewards of producing strong, well-designed staircases which fit beautifully in their intended locations will be appealing to all readers. This is recounted in a relaxed and informal writing style which maintains the reader's interest. The book will be a valuable guide for students of carpentry and joinery, apprentices, lecturers and trades people and professionals as well as those involved with DIY and self-build projects

Publisher: Whittles Publishing
ISBN: 9781849951494
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 903 g
Dimensions: 244 x 190 x 17 mm

'He shows you how to make your own jig for routing out the strings...it is all about the setting out and that is well covered. Tips for fixing creaky staircases and loose newel posts is justification enough for buying this book. The target audience has to be the carpentry apprentice who can dip into this book as a reference and keep it close by'. Apprentice Builder -------------------- '...this amazing book...this is the best resource I have come across...the only publication that not only breaks each element down into manageable literary parts but gives photos with such clarity that you can follow and have an engagement with the subject. ...whether you are a tradesperson or just an avid woodworker this is the definitive book to read...' Craig Leach, Lecturer/Assessor/Teaching, Learning & Assessment Coach, East Riding College -------------------- '...I am now very excited that the UK market has at last got its own dedicated and more importantly up-to-date and truly modern book on one of my favourite subjects. ... this book will become the bible on all things stairs for every student and expert'. Extract from the Foreword by Kevin Jones, Technical Manager of Richard Burbidge

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