The Illustrated Dictionary of Building Terms

The Illustrated Dictionary of Building Terms

by Tom Philbin
     
 
Residential building expressions--standard and slang construction terms--advanced-level terminology--trade shortcuts--shop talk. Whenever you're stumped by unfamiliar building jargon, just turn to The Illustrated Dictionary of Building Terms by Tom Philbin. Arranged in an easy-to-use, alphabetical format, this versatile, richly illustrated resource does much more than

Overview

Residential building expressions--standard and slang construction terms--advanced-level terminology--trade shortcuts--shop talk. Whenever you're stumped by unfamiliar building jargon, just turn to The Illustrated Dictionary of Building Terms by Tom Philbin. Arranged in an easy-to-use, alphabetical format, this versatile, richly illustrated resource does much more than give you instant definitions of trade terms like "mud job," "screwed off" and "wolves in the walls." It also helps you perform hassle-free metric conversions--determine appropriate screw sizes--choose molding types--find low-cost alternatives to traditional lumber--discover the latest building methods--and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070497290
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.55(d)

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