Framing Roofs (For Pros By Pros) [PDF]
29 August 2014, 20:40
2010 | PDF | 23.16MB
This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and updated content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this extensive revision collects all the latest roof framing articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine -- from cutting rafters and framing roof valleys to building dormers and working with roof trusses. The contributors offer hardearned, job-tested advice on an impressive variety of tools, techniques, and trade secrets.
Framing Roofs shows how to work with speed and precision, and, since working on a roof is often a complicated and dangerous task, safety is always at the forefront.
Carpentry (For Pros By Pros) [PDF]
29 August 2014, 20:36
2007 | PDF | 30.11MB
Carpentry covers every important facet of residential carpentry, from framing the mudsills, walls, floors, ceilings and roof to building stairs, cabinets and other built-ins, as well as basic finish carpentry skills such as interior trim carpentry and exterior siding.
For builders and remodelers, Carpentry has the best field-tested advice, tips, techniques and instruction on the most common carpentry jobs, from basic to advanced, all worked-out and written by the country's best carpenters in the business. This biggest volume ever in Taunton's For Pros By Pros series gives builders, remodelers and homeowners hard-to-find and spot-on accurate information on all key aspects of carpentry. All written by the country's best carpenters.
The Jeweler's Studio Handbook [EPUB]
24 August 2014, 01:19
2009 | EPUB | 27.12MB
Master the art and craft of metal jewelry making in your own home studio!
Great jewelry is original, well-designed, and -- with the right tools -- can be created at home by the aspiring artist. The Jeweler's Studio Handbook guides you through the process of equipping your own jewelry studio and teaches you the techniques that will have you crafting one-of-a-kind metal jewelry in no time.
Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic metalwork techniques, and applying your new skills to twenty original pieces. In addition, The Jeweler's Studio Handbook encourages novel design, good organization and fearless experimentation, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for jewelry artists for years to come.
- Invites you into the world of the home jewelry artist, from workbench to gallery
- Teaches fundamental jewelry-making techniques -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and more -- in full-color photographs
- Illustrates the steps for crafting twenty beautiful pieces of metalwork jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants
- Features gallery-quality jewelry from dozens of contributing artists