COMPLETE DO-IT-YOURSELF


COMPLETE DO-IT-YOURSELF

EDITED BY JOHN MCGOWAN    Book Number: 91003    Product format: Hardback

A thumping heavyweight complete reference of essential home decoration and maintenance including painting, papering, tiling, laying floors, carpentry skills, insulation, outdoor projects and repairs. From tiling a work surface, painting and varnishing wood, laying a foam-backed carpet, replacing window panes, fitting window locks, making a garage storage wall, insulating roofs, repairing guttering, laying decking, making pergolas, building rock gardens, installing water features, varnishing and creating 'distressed' floorboards, fitting concealed hinges, making up drawers, bookshelves, a CD rack, replacing cabinet fronts for a new look within a tight budget, discovering the warmest of tile floor coverings (cork), all about adhesive and grouting, fantastic faux wood finishes like pine or oak made with a paint brush, draught-proofing doors, repointing brickwork. There is a guide to tools including chisels, saws, drills, hammers, screwdrivers etc. and over 2,400 colour photographs illustrate each step-by-step project for instant reference. Glossy white pages and superb photography, this reference is for complete beginners to experienced do-it-yourselfers alike so that looking after your home will be a thoroughly satisfying activity. A reference to turn to again and again. 640pp.
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