Concrete Manuals

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Builder's Guide to Drainage & Retaining Walls  Builder's Guide to Drainage & Retaining Walls

Creating an adequate drainage system is the critical first step in most construction projects. Retaining walls are integral to the design plan, when used to achieve level grade. This book provides a complete introduction to doing both right. Weight 1.5600 ISBN 188989267X Page Count 294 Author Max Schwartz/ Hamid Azizi Publisher Builder's Book Inc. Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Builder's Guide to Stucco Lath & Plaster  Builder's Guide to Stucco Lath & Plaster

This practical manual covers every aspect of stucco design, construction and repair. You'll find techniques for attaching stucco to wood frames, steel frames, sheathed material, or masonry. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to install flashing, corner beads, casing beads, control joints, weather-resistant barriers, exterior insulation systems, and one-coat stucco systems. FREE BONUS: The book includes a CD-ROM with the complete text in Adobe PDF format, for jobsite reference and quick word search. Weight 1.4800 ISBN 1889892726 Page Count 284 Author Max Schwartz/ Walter Pruter Publisher Builder's Book Inc. Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Concrete & Formwork  Concrete & Formwork

This practical manual has all the information you need to select and pour the right mix for the job, lay out the structure, choose the right form materials, design and build the forms, and finish and cure the concrete. Nearly 100 pages of step-by-step instructions show how to construct and erect most types of site-fabricated wood forms used in residential construction. Weight 1.1000 ISBN 0-910460-03-5 Page Count 176 Author T.W. Love Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Concrete at Home  Concrete at Home

Build artistic custom concrete floors, cabinets, countertops, sinks, dividers, fireplaces, mantlepieces and more. In this four-color book you'll learn how to custom design, pour, finish, and seal one-of-a-kind custom interior and exterior floors. Includes information on admixtures, crack control, custom finishes, self-leveling compounds, and reinforcement techniques. Shows how to apply inlays, linework, and stamps and finishes to concrete floors. Weight 2.0400 ISBN 1-56158-682-X Page Count 216 Author Fu-Tung Chen, with Eric Olsen Publisher Taunton Press Dimensions 9 x 11

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Concrete Construction Book + PDF download  Concrete Construction Book + PDF download

This comprehensive concrete manual has both the tried-and-tested methods and materials, and more recent innovations. It covers everything you need to know about concrete along with Styrofoam forming systems, fiber reinforcing adjuncts, and some architectural innovations, like architectural foam elements, that can help you offer more in the jobs you bid on. Every chapter provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for each task, with hundreds of photographs and drawings that show exactly how the work is done. Weight 1.7600 ISBN 978-157218237-0 Page Count 288 Author Ken Nolan Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Concrete Construction eBook (PDF)  Concrete Construction eBook (PDF)

This comprehensive concrete PDF eBook has both the tried-and-tested methods and materials, and more recent innovations. It covers everything you need to know about concrete along with Styrofoam forming systems, fiber reinforcing adjuncts, and some architectural innovations, like architectural foam elements, that can help you offer more in the jobs you bid on. Every chapter provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for each task, with hundreds of photographs and drawings that show exactly how the work is done. ISBN 978-157218237-0 Page Count 288 Author Ken Nolan Publisher Craftsman Book Company

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