Concrete Countertops Made Simple

Concrete Countertops Made Simple Author Fu-Tung Cheng
ISBN-10 1561588822
Year 2008
Pages 106
Language en
Publisher Taunton
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Accompanied by a host of color photographs, detailed drawings, and a DVD, a companion volume to Concrete Countertops offers a step-by-step, hands-on approach to guide readers through the process of designing, forming, pouring, finishing, and installing a beautiful, durable, and stylish countertop. Original.

Concrete Countertops

Concrete Countertops Author Fu-Tung Cheng
ISBN-10 1561586803
Year 2004-04
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative concrete countertops. Homeowners will be inspired by the 350 color photographs that bring this exciting medium to life.

Making Concrete Countertops

Making Concrete Countertops Author Buddy Rhodes
ISBN-10 0764324772
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 143
Language en
Publisher Schiffer Pub Limited
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For the first time, the art and craft of creating concrete countertops is detailed, step-by-step. This invaluable manual will guide craftsmen through each step of creating a cast concrete countertop, from the careful process of measuring for a template, to building a mold, through casting and installation. Moreover, you will be inspired by a gallery of more than 60 color images that explore actual kitchens and baths featuring hand-crafted countertops.With more than 30 years of experience in concrete art and fabrication, artist Buddy Rhodes shares his skills and experience in this tell-all book. Most importantly, he shares the process he pioneered for creating the natural, stone-like pressed surface countertops that have become his hallmark. Additionally, he details techniques for hand-trowelled and polished countertop surfaces.As the popularity of concrete in home decor soars, this book will be an indespensible guide for any craftsman who hopes to make his mark in this expanding market. Amateurs alike will appreciate the intricate detail and the helpful hints that Rhodes includes in this comprehensive guide.

Green from the Ground Up

Green from the Ground Up Author David Johnston
ISBN-10 9781561589739
Year 2008
Pages 330
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Highlighted by more than 350 full-color photographs and illustrations, a comprehensive study of sustainable, energy-efficient, and healthful home construction offers a detailed explanation of green building fundamentals that covers such topics as site planning, materials selection, efficient energy alternatives, indoor air quality, and more at every stage in the construction process, from framing to finishes. Original.

Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple

Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple Author Gregory Paolini
ISBN-10 9781600853005
Year 2011-03-15
Pages 122
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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"Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple" demystifies kitchen cabinet construction and makes it possible for the dedicated do-it-yourselfer to build new cabinets for a fraction of the cost of buying them. Includes a companion DVD with step-by-step video tutorials.

The Kitchen Bible

The Kitchen Bible Author Barbara Ballinger
ISBN-10 9781864705515
Year 2014-04-08
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Images Publishing
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Kitchens have been transformed from a purely utilitarian workspace to a culinary-family-friends’ mecca where everyone congregates. While kitchens in condos and small houses may still be limited in square footage, even a tiny galley-style space is often now open to living and dining areas in loft-style arrangement for better camaraderie and conversation. Divided into two sections, this book will guide you through the process of designing the perfect kitchen. The first section takes you through a step-by-step approach to kitchen design and renovation, complete with questions to ask contractors, layout suggestions and checklists. This is followed by over 50 inspiring kitchens, highlighting different options and styles to help you create your ideal space.

Tile Your World

Tile Your World Author John P. Bridge
ISBN-10 0974275433
Year 2003-01-01
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher Mistflower Press
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Comprehensive instructions on setting ceramic and stone tiles. For do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike. Over 300 illustrations - 277 b & w photos and 24 line drawings. 24 full color insert pages, contents, appendices and index.

Foundations and Concrete Work

Foundations and Concrete Work Author Fine Homebuilding
ISBN-10 9781561585373
Year 2003
Pages 156
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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This book provides tips and advice from contractors and builders from all over the country to provide the best advice on formwork, foundations, waterproofing, reinforcement and related topics.

Setting Tile

Setting Tile Author Michael Byrne
ISBN-10 1561580805
Year 1995
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher Taunton
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Shows how to set tile in one's home, covering ceramic and natural stone tile; layout; application techniques; floor, wall, countertop, and special installations; and other related topics.

Patterns of Home

Patterns of Home Author Max Jacobson
ISBN-10 9781561585335
Year 2002
Pages 282
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Clearly written and profusely illustrated, this text brings the timeless lessons of residential design to homeowners who seek inspiration and direction. Insightful tours of 33 homes bring essential design concepts to life. 300 color photos. 50 illustrations.

Habitat for Humanity how to Build a House

Habitat for Humanity  how to Build a House Author Larry Haun
ISBN-10 1561585327
Year 2002
Pages 282
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Professional woodworker Paul Anthony has gathered the best examples of workshop accessories, shop aids, and storage solutions and provides plans and instructions for building them. A perennial woodworking favourite, shop improvement is on every woodworker's mind.

Working Alone

Working Alone Author John Carroll
ISBN-10 1561585459
Year 2001
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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" ... Innovative tips and techniques ... to handle nearly every aspect of home construction alone, from foundation layout to raising walls to building decks."--Cover.