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Concrete Countertops Made Simple

Concrete Countertops Made Simple Author Fu-Tung Cheng
ISBN-10 1561588822
Release 2008
Pages 106
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Accompanied by a host of color photographs, detailed drawings, and a DVD, a companion volume to Concrete Countertops offers a step-by-step, hands-on approach to guide readers through the process of designing, forming, pouring, finishing, and installing a beautiful, durable, and stylish countertop. Original.



Concrete Countertops

Concrete Countertops Author Fu-Tung Cheng
ISBN-10 1561586803
Release 2004-04
Pages 208
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This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative concrete countertops. Homeowners will be inspired by the 350 color photographs that bring this exciting medium to life.



Making Concrete Countertops

Making Concrete Countertops Author Buddy Rhodes
ISBN-10 0764324772
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 143
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For the first time, the art and craft of creating concrete countertops is detailed, step-by-step. This invaluable manual will guide craftsmen through each step of creating a cast concrete countertop, from the careful process of measuring for a template, to building a mold, through casting and installation. Moreover, you will be inspired by a gallery of more than 60 color images that explore actual kitchens and baths featuring hand-crafted countertops.With more than 30 years of experience in concrete art and fabrication, artist Buddy Rhodes shares his skills and experience in this tell-all book. Most importantly, he shares the process he pioneered for creating the natural, stone-like pressed surface countertops that have become his hallmark. Additionally, he details techniques for hand-trowelled and polished countertop surfaces.As the popularity of concrete in home decor soars, this book will be an indespensible guide for any craftsman who hopes to make his mark in this expanding market. Amateurs alike will appreciate the intricate detail and the helpful hints that Rhodes includes in this comprehensive guide.



Concrete at Home

Concrete at Home Author Fu-Tung Cheng
ISBN-10 156158682X
Release 2005
Pages 216
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Geared for real people - those who want to improve hand-tool and machine skills, but not willing to embark on a seven-year apprenticeship - this book is designed to help woodworkers enjoy their time the workshop. Working through these pages, woodworkers will learn how to work with and build on the skills and tools they already have. And when the sawdust settles, there is the pleasure of the attractive pieces just created to add to a home or give to friends.



Cast in place Concrete Countertops

Cast in place Concrete Countertops Author Tom Ralston
ISBN-10 0764329499
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 144
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Concrete countertops are on the cutting edge of today's interior design and outdoor kitchen trends. Kitchen designers, contractors, architects, and homeowners alike can use this book to learn the detailed process of creating amazing concrete countertops. Here Ralston shows how to plan, execute, and complete a concrete countertop cast-in-place for ease and convenience. This book is a great inspiration for anyone interested in concrete countertop fabrication. Beautiful images of kitchens both indoors and out will inspire you, and step-by-step imagery will walk you through the process of creation.



Casting Concrete Countertops

Casting Concrete Countertops Author Tina Skinner
ISBN-10 0764328654
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 127
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Finally there is a simple book for do-it-yourselfers who want to undertake a small countertop project. Follow several countertops projects step-by-step through the process of molding, pour, and finishing. Projects include cast-in-place, pre-cast, and hand-packed. Doug Bannister demonstrates time-tested techniques and his break-through formulas for countertops that set up fast and stand up to quick finishing, installation, and long-term use. Years of experience can translate into a weekend project, like the kitchen and bathroom vanity projects illustrated in this wonderful, long-awaited book. The text and captions are presented in both Spanish and English.



Making Concrete Countertops with Buddy Rhodes

Making Concrete Countertops with Buddy Rhodes Author Buddy Rhodes
ISBN-10 0764330144
Release 2008
Pages 144
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The companion volume to Making Concrete Countertops with Buddy Rhodes, this book details the art and craft of creating vertical concrete applications as well as integral sink and drainboard elements and curved-edge counters, for advanced users of the medium. An invaluable manual for contractors, architects, and expert handypersons alike, the project photography within will guide you step-by-step in the creation of an outdoor kitchen project, from the careful process of measuring a template, to building a mold, to casting, curing, and installation. With more than 30 years of experience in concrete art and fabrication, artist Buddy Rhodes shares his skills and experience in this useful, practical book. Most importantly, he shares the process he pioneered for creating the natural, stone-like pressed surfaces that have become his hallmark. As the popularity of concrete in home decor soars, this book will be an indispensable guide for any craftsman who hopes to make his mark on this incredible, expanding market.



Green from the Ground Up

Green from the Ground Up Author David Johnston
ISBN-10 9781561589739
Release 2008
Pages 330
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Highlighted by more than 350 full-color photographs and illustrations, a comprehensive study of sustainable, energy-efficient, and healthful home construction offers a detailed explanation of green building fundamentals that covers such topics as site planning, materials selection, efficient energy alternatives, indoor air quality, and more at every stage in the construction process, from framing to finishes. Original.



Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple

Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple Author Gregory Paolini
ISBN-10 9781600853005
Release 2011-03-15
Pages 122
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"Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple" demystifies kitchen cabinet construction and makes it possible for the dedicated do-it-yourselfer to build new cabinets for a fraction of the cost of buying them. Includes a companion DVD with step-by-step video tutorials.



The Complete Guide to Home Masonry

The Complete Guide to Home Masonry Author Creative Publishing International
ISBN-10 0865735921
Release 2000
Pages 288
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Step-by-step projects & repairs using concrete, brick, block & stone.



The Kitchen Consultant

The Kitchen Consultant Author Herrick Kimball
ISBN-10 1561582476
Release 1998
Pages 201
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Tells how to plan a new kitchen, discusses space considerations, appliances, and lighting, and shows how to work with plumbing, wiring and cabinets



Painting and Finishing

Painting and Finishing Author Michael M. Dresdner
ISBN-10 1561584800
Release 2002
Pages 168
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Includes how-to information.



Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities

Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities Author Steve Cory
ISBN-10 1627107932
Release 2015-09-29
Pages 208
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Nothing transforms the look and function of a kitchen or bathroom space -- and adds significantly to the value of a home--like new cabinets and countertops. But mistakes can be costly. So whether you're building them or just installing them, your job is much easier when you arm yourself with the best information possible. The builder-tested techniques and methods in this book allow you to build and install high-quality, durable, and cost-efficient cabinets, vanities, and countertops for kitchens and baths--or for any room in the house. From simple to elaborate, from budget to high-end, this book covers a range of cabinet, vanity, and countertop projects and gives you the technical help you need to get the job done right the first time.



Patterns of Home

Patterns of Home Author Max Jacobson
ISBN-10 9781561585335
Release 2002
Pages 282
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Clearly written and profusely illustrated, this text brings the timeless lessons of residential design to homeowners who seek inspiration and direction. Insightful tours of 33 homes bring essential design concepts to life. 300 color photos. 50 illustrations.



Working with Tile

Working with Tile Author Tom Meehan
ISBN-10 9781600853739
Release 2011
Pages 232
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So many of us love the idea of whipping up a fabulous dinner during the week, but when it comes to putting the pan on the flame, we lose confidence. Do I have the skills to pull this off? Do I have the time? The answer is "yes" when you have Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence at your fingertips. Award-winning cooking teacher, author, chef, and TV personality Joanne Weir demystifies cooking techniques and makes 100 delicious, main-course recipes easy and approachable. Written as the companion cookbook to her new public television show, Joanne Weir'sCooking Confidence, this book will be a go-to resource for every cook, for every day, as it inspires a "you can do it" spirit in the kitchen and a confident, uncomplicated response to your daily bread: "What's for dinner tonight?"



The Complete Guide to Masonry Stonework

The Complete Guide to Masonry   Stonework Author
ISBN-10 9781589232822
Release 2006
Pages 302
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Accompanied by natural stone projects for both the home and landscape, this revised edition furnishes the latest information on decorative concrete finishes, new tools and building materials, and much more. Original.



The Kitchen Bible

The Kitchen Bible Author Barbara Ballinger
ISBN-10 9781864705515
Release 2014-04-08
Pages 224
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Kitchens have been transformed from a purely utilitarian workspace to a culinary-family-friends’ mecca where everyone congregates. While kitchens in condos and small houses may still be limited in square footage, even a tiny galley-style space is often now open to living and dining areas in loft-style arrangement for better camaraderie and conversation. Divided into two sections, this book will guide you through the process of designing the perfect kitchen. The first section takes you through a step-by-step approach to kitchen design and renovation, complete with questions to ask contractors, layout suggestions and checklists. This is followed by over 50 inspiring kitchens, highlighting different options and styles to help you create your ideal space.