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Today’s most comprehensive course in residential construction. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House not only lives up to its name, but the detailed illustrations put this reference in a league of its own. It’s your single source for reliable instruction in building a house from foundation to finishing touches ― and it’s a beautiful book as well.
An essential reference for builders, carpenters, and homeowners! Find everything you need in one easy-to-navigate guide that covers all the bases:
Expert step-by-step instruction and detailed illustrations. The Compete Visual Guide to Building a House combines the expertise of builder-author John Carroll with over 1,200 full-color drawings by illustrator Chuck Lockhart. Finally, a step-by-step guide that provides a complete course in residential carpentry and construction from two pros who, together, have over 65 years of experience in the building trades.
Eliminate guesswork and avoid costly missteps. Building a house is a complex and challenging undertaking that requires knowing what needs to be done at every critical step – and that’s exactly what you will find in The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House. With this guide in hand, you’ll be armed with the right information and clear illustrations whenever you need them.
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Chuck Lockhart is an artist, living in New Preston CT. He was the art director for Fine Homebuilding magazine for over 18 years and now serves as an illustrator for Taunton Books.
John Carroll has been building and repairing houses since the late 1960s and is still an active remodeling contractor in Durham, NC. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding Magazine and is the author of "Working Alone" and "Measuring, Marking & Layout.
"The Taunton Press is justly famous for publishing high quality books and magazines about homebuilding and home design -- not to mention the influential Fine Homebuilding magazine. Now they have launched what I would call the essential home building bible: The Complete Visual Guide To Building A House, by John Carroll, builder and regular contributor to Fine Homebuilding, and Taunton Press illustrator Chuck Lockhart". Dan Gregory, Houseplans.com
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