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Collins Complete Woodworker s Manual

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A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive and bestselling woodworker's bible. Authoritative, superbly crafted and easy to use, Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual is the UK bestseller and the one book every woodworker needs. This revised edition has been extensively rewritten and contains new photographs and illustrations. It includes new products and techniques developed since the last edition. Every stage in crafting furniture and other decorative pieces are fully explained starting with the basics; the nature of wood, the tools required and setting up a workshop. The book then examines the principles of three-dimensional design from inspiration to construction. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to make every type of joint and all the major crafts are given detailed coverage with the same step-by-step approach: bending wood, veneering and marquetry, woodcarving and finishing. The book also includes a chapter on using other materials, such as metal, glass and leather in combination with wood, plus a chapter on fixings and fittings.

Collins Complete DIY Manual

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For novices, DIY enthusiasts or professionals, this essential book continues to be the most in-depth, up-to-date and user-friendly DIY book on the market, covering everything from decorating and repairs to electricity, plumbing and much more.This fully updated version features an even more accessible design to help you navigate easily through the info, and thousands of new photographs and illustrations to make sure you get your job done quickly and safely. There have been many changes to regulations in recent years, particularly in electricity (the new Part P legislation and changes to cable colours) - the Manual not only lists but also clearly explains these new regs and helps you work with them.And as we all become much more conscious of the environmental impact our homes have, new material on energy-saving DIY is essential reading for any householder - saving you money too in the process.

Collins Complete Woodworker s Manual

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Collins Complete Woodworker Manual

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Collins Complete Wiring and Lighting

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Whether you're changing a fuse, inserting a light fitting or rewiring an entire room, this book contains all the information you need to complete the job simply and safely. With Part P of the Building Regulations governing electrical work in the home, this guide shows how to work with the regs., and when you must notify the local authority.

Good Wood Guide

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This publication is a comprehensive guide to selecting the right wood for the job - including hardwoods, softwoods, veneers and man-made boards. It should be a useful reference for every woodwork enthusiast. The book provides information on all types of wood and their practical uses. Topics include: wood as a raw material; woods of the world; softwoods; hardwoods; wood veneers; man-made boards; wood finishes; and tree species.

Collins Complete DIY Manual

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Collins Complete DIY Manual has sold over 3 million copies and is the most comprehensive and authoritative DIY manual ever produced.

Good Wood Finishes

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A reference for any woodwork enthusiast, this guide provides comprehensive information on traditional and modern methods for finishing wood. It is suitable for novice and experienced woodworkers alike and covers every element of finishing wood, from preparing the surface to applying colours, waxes, varnishes and lacquers.

Collins Complete Outdoor DIY

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An extension of the international bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual, this book offers expert, up-to-date information on making successful, safe, and cost-effective changes to any outdoor space. Packed with user-friendly photos, comprehensive instructions, and advice about tools and techniques, it spans all aspects of outdoor improvements—from bricklaying, concreting, and decking to planning gardens and installing water features—making it a must-have for both the DIY novice and expert alike.

Good Wood Joints

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This is a practical reference for all people in woodworking. It contains advice on how to select and construct the best joint for the job, and step-by-step instructions for all types of joint, whether hand- or machine-cut. A chart matches each joint to its function and the toolsthat can be used to cut it and the book also indicates whether a joint is suitable for use with hardwoods, softwoods or man-made boards. Comprehensive advice and instructions are accompanied by hundreds of step-by-step drawings and photographs.

Good Wood Tools

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A comprehensive step-by-step guide to using traditional and modern woodworking tools and techniques, including hand-tools and portable power tools.

Period House

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A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-18th century and outbreak of the Second World War, this text is a source of reference and advice for anybody owning or living in a period property.

Collins Complete Plumbing and Heating

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Whether repairing a leaking tap or installing a new shower, this handbook is an indispensable tool to help you get the job done well and keep costs to a minimum. Expert, up-to-date information on making successful and safe improvements to any plumbing or heating system is included, with specific sections on emergency repairs, bathrooms, kitchens, and maintenance. Packed with user-friendly photos, comprehensive instructions, and advice about tools and safety, this is a must-have for any at-home handyman.

Collins Complete Energy Saving DIY

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An extension of the international bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual, this updated version provides the most current information for anyone wanting to make home improvements to conserve energy, save money, and help do their bit for the environment. Packed with user-friendly photos, comprehensive and practical instructions, details of current regulations, and innovative ideas, it suggests both short- and long-term solutions to combat energy waste. Tackling a range of topics from advice on what light bulbs to use and the best kind of insulation to how to construct an energy-efficient loft conversion, this is an essential tool for any homeowner?whether they're a complete DIY novice or professional?and for any house, however old or new.

Collins Complete Period House

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A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-eighteenth century and outbreak of the Second World War. A source of reference and advice for anyone owning or living in a period property.

Collins Complete Plumbing and Central Heating

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An extension of the international bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual, this brand-new edition is packed with user-friendly photos and is fully updated with the latest information about tools, products and regulations.Whether repairing a leaking tap or installing a new shower, Collins Complete Plumbing and Heating is the indispensable tool to help you get the job done well - and keep costs to a minimum.Contents include:,*Emergency repairs,*Taps, sinks and kitchen appliances,*Toilets, baths and showers,*Boilers and radiators,*Identifying faults and maintenance,*Safety tips,*Tools for the job

Collins New Complete Wiring and Lighting

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Whether you're changing a fuse, inserting a light fitting or rewiring an entire room, this book contains all the information you need to complete the job simply and safely.

Good Wood Routers

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This is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to hand-held power routers and table routing, from basic procedures through to freehand routing and jointing. It aims to be a useful reference for novice and experienced woodworkers alike.Containing hundreds of step-by-step illustrations and eas y-to-follow text, this book explains every aspect of woodwork routing. Providing advice on selecting and maintaining cutters, it also offers practical hints on how to hold and guide routers safely, and how to produce fine, accurate results. All the necessary information on grooving, rabbeting and moulding wood is provided plus more advanced skills such as fluting turned legs, freehand routing, carving and joint making.

Collins Fix it Manual

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From hairdryers to washing machines, toasters to televisions, this useful book provides easy-to-follow solutions for repairing everyday appliances. Information and fault-finding strategies provide the insight you need to tackle frustrating break-downs, helping to save valuable time and money.

Collins Handy DIY

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A handy, pocket-sized A-Z reference book providing easy-to-follow information and advice on all aspects of DIY. It should prove useful for quickly looking up tools, product types and techniques and is portable enough to be taken to the DIY store. "How-to" spreads on common repair and maintenance tasks are included throughout and feature easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs and illustrations. Comprehensive cross-referencing provides a means of identifying other subjects that may be of interest and ensures that the A-Z format is truly easy-to-use.