Mark Miller

Books by Mark Miller


Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition

Available in: Paperback
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Fully updated home carpentry, construction, and remodeling instruction

This thoroughly revised, DIY guide takes you through every step of home construction, including remodeling, building additions, and making household repairs. Discover how to select tools, pour foundations, build walls and floors, and install tiles--even handle electrical wiring, plumbing, and insulation! Easy-to-follow instructions, along with more than 1,500 photos and illustrations, clearly demonstrate each technique. Logically organized by building stages, this new edition features the latest tools and materials, information on environmentally friendly building practices, many new and updated images, and a brand new chapter on painting.

Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition, shows how to tackle:
- Site preparation
- Footings and foundations
- Concrete slabs and floors
- Floor frames
- Walls and roof framing
- Windows and doors
- Exterior and interior walls
- Electrical Wiring
- Plumbing
- Insulation
- Paint selection and painting techniques
- Interior finishing
- Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
- Tile setting
- Solar heating installation
- Termite prevention
- Installation of Skylights
- Fences, decks, and patios
- Private water and sewage systems
- And much more