This guide is designed to inspire the experienced home carpenter as well as the beginner; From furniture repair to the house itself, both indoors and out; Clearly explained by an expert who knows all the shortcut skills; Over 1,600 photos, drawings, diagrams and tables Author of more than a dozen books on the do-it-yourself bookshelves, William Spence has topped them all with a massive, comprehensive, full-colour guide essential for every homeowner. More than 700 photos and 900 drawings accompany the instructions for scores of carpentry and repair projects indoors and out, for every room in the home. When you need to repair, replace, or remodel any part of your home, you can get the job done right, whether you fix it yourself or supervise the work of professionals. Hundreds of major and minor carpentry and woodworking jobs are clearly explained by an expert who knows all the shortcut skills and money-saving techniques - illustrated with more than 1,600 colour photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables. Projects range from installing a wall, to replacing the wainscoting.
They cover jobs indoors and out, and include updating kitchens and bathrooms, and installing lighting and appliances, as well as new or old ceilings and floors, doors and windows, cabinets and cupboards, roofing and siding, finishing attic and basement rooms, and even furniture repair.
William Spence's guides on carpentry, construction methods, and home maintenance are critically acclaimed and have won rave reviews from such publications as Library Journal, Woodshop News, and Publishers Weekly. He is also the author of Constructing Bathrooms (0806981032), Constructing Kitchens (0806981059), Constructing Staircases, Blustrades & Landings (0806981016), Interior Trim (0806992972, Installing & Finishing Flooring (0806992956), and "Building Your Dream House" (1402700865) all published by Sterling.