Step-by-step photos and instructions for projects involving lamination–the bonding together of two or more pieces of wood–are provided in this guide to using wood lamination as an art form. Depending on the intricacy of the design, lamination can be either very simple or astoundingly complex. The 10 projects presented here are of all differing skill…


This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Applied Math, Sizing Water Supply Piping, Potable Water Treatment, Backflow Preventers, Types of Venting, Sizing DWV and Storm Systems, Sewage Pumps and Sump Pumps, Corrosive-Resistant Waste Piping, and…


Wood is nature’s greatest gift to man. From prehistoric times we have used it to make our houses, containers, vehicles and implements. For this reason the story of the tools and techniques with which man has learned to manipulate wood has special interest. The basic types were already established in Roman times. Indeed, apart from…


9 3/4 X 9 3/4 In, 128 Pp, 125 color photos, 30 floor plans. Thirty fabulous log home plans-the favorites of builders and designers, selected form across the united states. More than just renderings, each floor plan is illustrated with beautiful color photographs of the landscaped exterior and fully styled interior. Weaving pictures and plans…


Using Natural Finishes is now available under the new title Clay and lime renders, plasters and paints.With the increasing awareness of eco-building techniques alongside the desire to make our homes healthier, the historical benefits of using natural renders and paints are being rediscovered. Using Natural Finishes is an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and…