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The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House
by John Carroll and Chuck Lockhart


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Today's most comprehensive course in residential construction. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House not only lives up to its name, but the detailed illustrations put this reference in a league of its own.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Today's most comprehensive course in residential construction. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House not only lives up to its name, but the detailed illustrations put this reference in a league of its own. It's your single source for reliable instruction in building a house from foundation to finishing touches - and it's a beautiful book as well.

An essential reference for builders, carpenters, and homeowners Find everything you need in one easy-to-navigate guide that covers all the bases:

  • Building the structure foundations; floors; walls; ceilings; raftered and trussed roofs
  • Closing the house to weather roofing; installing windows, doors, siding and trim; controlling moisture
  • Finishing the house: wall and floor coverings; hanging interior doors; installing trim and cabinets; building stairs

Expert step-by-step instruction and detailed illustrations. The Compete Visual Guide to Building a House combines the expertise of builder-author John Carroll with over 1,200 full-color drawings by illustrator Chuck Lockhart. Finally, a step-by-step guide that provides a complete course in residential carpentry and construction from two pros who, together, have over 65 years of experience in the building trades.

Eliminate guesswork and avoid costly missteps. Building a house is a complex and challenging undertaking that requires knowing what needs to be done at every critical step - and that's exactly what you will find in The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House. With this guide in hand, you'll be armed with the right information and clear illustrations whenever you need them.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781600850226
  • ISBN-10: 1600850227
  • Publisher: Taunton Press
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 544
  • Dimensions: 10.93 x 8.8 x 1.11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.61 pounds


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