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Framing: Frame Construction, Framing Floors, Walls and Ceilings
Attics, Dormers, & Skylights - Windows & Doors

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Framing Floors, Walls and Ceilings (For Pros by Pros) by Fine Homebuilding Magazine

Paperback: 160 pages   ISBN: 1561587583
Publisher: Taunton (May 4, 2005)
For the DIY-er who wants to build a new home from scratch, add on an addition, or tackle a major renovation, the mix of articles featured in this guide shows how to do it right the first time - from trueing up a mudsill and cutting multiple parts all at once (a tremendous timesaver) to selecting headers, erecting trusses, and completing cathedral and coffered ceilings. Each project is accompanied by step-by-step instructions and extensive color photos and illustrations.


Graphic Guide to Frame Construction: Details for Builders and Designers (For Pros by Pros) 
by Rob Thallon 

Spiral-bound: 252 pages   ISBN: 1561583537
Publisher: Taunton; Rev&Updtd edition (Oct 2000)
This title's intended audience is professional builders and designers; a great deal of reader knowledge is assumed by the author. Teaching through hundreds of meticulous drawings, Rob Thallon's guide covers foundations, floors, walls, roofs, stairs, building systems and materials, durability, energy efficiency, and more. The text is brief and to the point, with a huge number of excellent illustrations providing the details.


Ultimate Guide to Basements, Attics & Garages: Plan, Design, Remodel
by the editors of Homeowner

Paperback: 208 pages   ISBN: 9781580112925
Publisher: Creative Homeowner; 2nd ed (Feb 2006)
Learn how to maximize the usable but unfinished areas in your house as new living space for your growing family, without the expense of a costly addition and without the trouble of moving to a larger house. Over 580 full-color drawings and photographs illustrate construction techniques in detailed, step-by-step procedures. Some of the topics covered include planning and design; framing attics, basements, and garages; installing skylights; finishing walls and ceilings; building stairs and framing floors; installing windows and doors; and much more.


Windows and Doors (For Pros By Pros)
by Fine Homebuilding Magazine

Paperback: 160 pages   ISBN: 1561588083
Publisher: Taunton (April 4, 2006)
All the technical information, design advice, and field-tested expertise of Fine Homebuilding’s best deck builders are packed into Windows and Doors: Installing, Repairing, Replacing. For professionals who need a broader source of information, or for ambitious homeowners, this volume delivers the best available intelligence on deck construction. From railings to stairs, material choices to fasteners, serious builders will find what they need.


Windows and Doors (Build Like A Pro)
by Scott Mcbride

Paperback: 224 pages   ISBN: 1561584835
Publisher: Taunton (April 1, 2002)
A frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding magazine, Scott McBride offers this comprehensive guide covering all aspects of an often daunting task. Step-by-step instructions take the homeowner through each process, including prepping and adjusting basic and specialized types of doors and windows. Lavishly illustrated with 225 color photos and 114 color illustrations, the book features tips, shortcuts, and advice on solving common challenges cut even difficult jobs down to manageable size.


Installing and Hanging Doors (For Pros by Pros)
by Gary Katz 

Paperback: 224 pages   ISBN: 1561586358
Publisher: Taunton (July 1, 2002)
Installing and Hanging Doors gives carpenters and do-it-yourselfers of all levels all the information they need to get a perfect fit every time. This book covers how to select the best doors, and how to choose hardware and jambs for any installation--from a grand front entrance to simple bi-fold closet doors. It also provides professional techniques for installing all kinds of doors, including simple hinged doors to French doors, arched doors and double-acting doors. A final chapter explains several professional techniques for making doors weather-tight.

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