Painting and Decorating

Painting and Decorating

by Derek Butterfield, D. Allan Butterfield
     
 

This textbook presents a series of concise, simply written and well illustrated technical information sheets, providing essential job knowledge and understanding for the painter and decorator. It gives thorough coverage of materials and equipment—both decorative and industrial—currently in use, and gives useful guidance on specification. Throughout,

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This textbook presents a series of concise, simply written and well illustrated technical information sheets, providing essential job knowledge and understanding for the painter and decorator. It gives thorough coverage of materials and equipment—both decorative and industrial—currently in use, and gives useful guidance on specification. Throughout, considerable emphasis is placed on safety precautions.

The sixth edition has been extensively revised to include new developments in tools, equipment and materials, particularly with regard to spray painting technology and the move to low VOC paints. The chapters on scaffolding and health and safety have also been thoroughly updated to ensure they reflect current regulations and best practice.
The content covers the knowledge evidence for both National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in painting and decorating. The book's extensive but concise information will also make it an excellent reference for practising painters and decorators.

  • provides essential job knowledge for NVQ Levels 2 and 3 students of painting and decorating
  • full colour edition of this highly successful text, first published in 1975
  • thoroughly revised to cover new developments in tools, equipment, materials, scaffolding, and health and safety
  • completely new colour illustrations with information presented in simple, structured information sheets
  • also of interest to the professional needing specialist up-to-date information

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This guide to professional painting by Butterfield (Construction Crafts at Reading College) provides readers with easy to understand yet complete information on all aspects of interior and exterior house painting. Tools, equipment, materials, and procedures are thoroughly covered as well as health and safety code information. With full color illustrations and an easily navigable format, this guide serves as an ideal reference for those in the painting profession." (Booknews, 1 June 2011

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444335019
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Derek Butterfield, formerly Curriculum Manager for Construction Crafts at Reading College.

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