This is a fantastic practical book for men and women who want to renovate their house or flat themselves. The number of illustrations in it is amazing ! There are no photographs at all but excellent drawings that explain very clearly not only the tools but also the work, step by step. Many texts that teach even the basics to complete beginners.
In the 172 pages, you will learn :
- Roof structure and repairs
- Floor structure and repairs
- Working with concrete
- Treating decay
- Plumbing systems, repairs and projects
- Quick guide to basic electrics
- Central heating systems and installation
- Keeping the house warm
- Techniques and projects of woodworking
- Painting inside and out
- Floor covering
With at the end a glossary, the metric and Imperial measurements and an index.
This is the first edition, published in 1977 by Sundial Books Limited. Hardback with paper jacket.
In very good condition, except that the paper jacket is a bit damaged on one of its corners (please see last photo).
Dimensions : 28.6 cm x 22.3 cm
Weight (without protection and packaging) = 940 g