Step-by-step basic carpentry
Benjamin W. Allen
Meredith Corp., Aug 1, 1997 - House & Home - 112 pages
A thorough, step-by-step book of basic carpentry projects and techniques that helps readers save money while improving their homes.Projects include everything from installing crown molding to hanging a door.Full-color illustrations show every project step so readers quickly grasp the instructions.Time, skills, and tools required for each project are high-lighted so readers can quickly assess the scope of each project.Highlights experts' insights, safety issues, materials buying tips, and hints about using tools.
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