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DIY Guide to Doors, Windows and Joinery

By Mike Lawrence

ISBN: 9781861269553
PUBLISHED: 2007
PAGES: 96
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 304 colour photographs & diagrams

This book provides a basic grounding in woodworking techniques, using both traditional hand tools and modern power tools. It enables anyone to take on important maintenance, repair and replacement jobs with confidence. Information is provided about safety and each job covered is accompanied by a preparation planner, a tools checklist and step-by-step colour drawings and photographs.

Discusses what to tackle, safety, raw materials, tools and quipment and how to use them Describes basic woodworking techniques and how to make simple joints Considers indoor jobs such as fitting shelves, hanging and repairing doors, fitting skirting and architraves, sanding floors and building partition walls. Examines outdoor jobs such as replacing a wooden window, erecting a shed, building a porch and putting up fences Covers repairs including staircases, furniture, windows and floors and provides instructions on how to glaze a window, replace sash cords, fill and patch woodwork and cure door faults

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