Foundations and Concrete Work

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585373
Release Date: 2003
Genre: House & Home

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 with Concrete

Author: Rick Arnold
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561586145
Release Date: 2003
Genre: House & Home

A good shop is a place where you want to be - a safe, well-lit space where work flows efficiently from machine to bench to finishing area. This book offer ideas and solutions on everything from designing your floor plan for workflow to the nitty-gritty of picking the right tools.

Working Alone

Author: John Carroll
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585459
Release Date: 2001
Genre: House & Home

-- Discusses all aspects of laying foundations, raising walls, and more for small or one-person crews

Concrete Construction

Author: Ken Nolan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1572182377
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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: 9781561585380
Release Date: 2003
Genre: House & Home

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.

Wiring a House

Author: Rex Cauldwell
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585270
Release Date: 2002
Genre: House & Home

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.

Foundations and Concrete Work

Author: Editors of Fine Homebuilding
Publisher:
ISBN: 1631869132
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Concrete footings

When homeowners gush about their new house, they usually don't spend a lot of time talking about the foundation. Even home builders, known to go into excruciating detail describing their latest projects, will usually gloss over the foundation. And it makes sense: Foundation work is not the glamourous side of home building. It is hard, dirty, and relatively unexciting work. But those in the know understand that it is also the work upon which all other work rests, making a good foundation critical to every home. FOR PROS BY PROS: Foundations & Concrete Work is the definitive guide to laying a foundation that will not fail to support the home above it. The latest edition of this best-selling includes 17 new articles from the editors of Fine Homebuilding and revised content throughout, all focused on helping builders form and pour the absolute highest-quality foundations. With 375 on-the-job photographs and illustrations, and 272 pages chock-full of advice, tips, and tricks from the world's foremost home building experts, Foundations & Concrete Work is the only book on the subject that builders will ever need.

Framing floors Walls Ceilings

Author:
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 156158570X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: House & Home

All new...completely updated best-seller: Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. With a fresh new design and the latest, up-to-the-minute content, this edition more than lives up to its billing as part of the For Pros By Pros series. Loaded with essential field-tested information from working pros it's the go-to resource for pros and serious non-pros, covering all this and more: Construction methods, techniques, and trade secrets from some of today's finest builders from across the country In-depth instruction on specific types of framing fundamentals and materials The most current information on energy-efficient framing practices Learn the latest from the best in the business! Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings distills decades of builder-tested methods and techniques as some of America's finest builders pass on their hard-won secrets and latest know-how. From the basics of framing to advanced techniques for framing curved walls and cathedral ceilings, it's all here for you, including 6 proven ways to build energy-smart walls. Know-how you can't afford to be without! Learn how the experts frame with a crane, support a cantilevered bay, frame big gable walls safely, and use double-stud walls to conserve energy. Don't take chances and avoid trouble when you know how to: manage job-site mud choose the right framing material frame strong stable floors work with factory-built walls remodel a flat ceiling into a cathedral and so much more The best, most comprehensive framing guide around. This latest edition of Framing Floors Walls & Ceilings is a treasure trove of trusted advice. With 350 color photographs and 50 instructive illustrations, it puts, right at your fingertips and all in one place, the best articles on all aspects of framing compiled from Fine Homebuilding, the most respected residential construction magazine in the country.

The Essential Guide to Foundations

Author: Clayton DeKorne
Publisher: Home Planners, LLC
ISBN: 1931131503
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

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.

Habitat for Humanity how to Build a House

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585327
Release Date: 2002
Genre: House & Home

Professional woodworker Paul Anthony has gathered the best examples of workshop accessories, shop aids, and storage solutions and provides plans and instructions for building them. A perennial woodworking favourite, shop improvement is on every woodworker's mind.

Masonry Concrete Construction

Author: Kenneth J. Nolan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1572180447
Release Date: 1998
Genre: House & Home

Here is the revised edition of this popular, practical manual with updated information on everything from on-site preplanning and layout through the construction of footings, foundations, walls, fireplaces, and chimneys. Plus, the book covers improved estimating techniques to help readers win more construction bids and pocket a healthy profit every time. The ideal reference for busy masonry contractors.

Building Additions

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561586994
Release Date: 2004
Genre: House & Home

A guide to building great additions provides illustrated inspiration, design ideas, and construction details for basements, foundations, masonry work, decks, porches, sunrooms, framing ideas, and finishing. Original.

Framing Floors Walls and Ceilings

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561587583
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

All of the major shop machines are covered from drill presses to jointers and planers. There are articles on choosing machines, setting them up, and safe operation. Taken together, these articles comprise a good overview of woodworking machinery as well as providing plans and instructions for building jigs and accessories to make machines more useful.