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Complete Home Handyman Guide:REPAIRS&IMPROVEMENTS,1948

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Printing Year:

1911

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Reference

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1st Edition

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655328

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The book has 500 pages of illustrated guides to fixing and repairing everything in your house. The book is still useful today and probably covers more than some of the modern books. The best history of 1948 home maintenance. Your time machine to 1948 home maintenance. Fully illustrated by drawings/diagrams. Sketches and diagrams on almost every page. This amazingly comprehensive volume shows you how to do yourself all of the jobs around the house that have long needed doing--and a lot more you've wished could be done. In simple, practical language and pictures it shows you not only how to make your own repairs on your Plumbing, Electrical Wiring, Appliances, Masonry, Plaster Walls, Heating System, Furniture, etc., but also how to make valuable improvements in your home, from a new closet to a whole new roof--from a new floor to a whole new modern kitchen. The author, Hubbard Cobb, writes from actual, brass-tacks, practical experience. His syndicated "Fix-It-Yourself" column appears in hundreds of newspapers and is avidly read by millions of readers. No longer need today's high labor costs keep you from having the kind of home you'll be proud of--attractive, smooth-running, free from hazards, and equipped with every comfort! This COMPLETE GUIDE makes even the most unfamiliar job easy to do--and fun to do! You not only save time and money, but you also enjoy the thrill of watching your home acquire new luxury, new brightness, comfort and value--arouse the admiration of all your friends! More than 1,000 ILLUSTRATIONS, accurately and explicitly drawn, make the complete instructions easy to follow. This is the number one book for your home. It will repay its astonishingly small cost many times over within a short time! Wiring and Appliances, Property Improvements, Plumbing, Painting, Carpentry Building, Furniture Care and Repairs, Heating Systems, Tools and Workshops, Masonry Concrete. "The average American home is the most comfortable dwelling on Earth. It boasts of plumbing, electricity, central heating, etc." This is an all-inclusive household reference book, especially useful for home-schooling. Great book for homeschooling. Great book to have in a home library for reference. Encourage your child to study SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. The illustrations are in black and white and some in color. There are some wonderful illustrations in this book. A very informative book. An Authoritative Reference for Home and School Use. Great for school, home schooling or to have around for your own purpose. The book is full of illustrations, pictures, and more. This reference is very unusual in its format and breadth. GREEN leatheretter boards with embossed design of a handyman of the front cover. Also has a brown title box on cover with embossed title. Boards have some edge and corner wear. Binding tight. No previous owner. 500 intact pages that are tanning slighty due to paper type. Some foxing on inside covers. Overall a very nice copy. There are many contributing writers. Book Condition: Corners and ends of spine VERY slightly rubbed and bumped. Hinges tight. Pages clean and tightly bound. Privately Owned. Intact quite solid. No marks, names or stickers. Interior- nice overall condition. All pages are in good condition. None missing. The binding is in good condition; some minor wear on the corners. Illustrated hardcover cloth boards have bumped corners and light rubbing to edges, pages are clean, tight and unmarked. This book is in really nice condition from top to bottom. Book is clean, tight, intact. No writing, no tears, firm binding. Clean and tight. Binding is tight. Good. Book pages are clean with secure binding. Clean pages- no RIPS, TEARS, ETC., insides are clean and unmarked. Smoke-free home. Interior is clean and tight. Nice overall condition. Book is not ex.-library or remainder. LOOK AT MY old, rare, and out of print books PLUMBING HANDBOOK; MASONARY HANDBOOK. ยท A very nice copy for the HOME IMPROVEMENT collector.ยท A great addition to your REPAIR Library! Condition: Please note if you are purchasing a used item: Although some of my inventory may be in Like New or Very Good condition, most used materials show mild to moderate wear and tear. My books have tight bindings with clean pages and Glossy covers. They are in good condition from my Smoke-free home. I Ship fast using Low shipping costs. Save time and money. Have your book delivered to your door! The Complete Home Handyman's Guide (Hundreds of money saving helpful suggestions for making repairs and improvements in and around your home) by Hubbard Cobb (Editor) Hardcover Publisher: WM. H. Wise and Co.; 1948 Language: English ASIN: B000BOULT0 / ASIN: B000BOWLTI Good. No dust jacket. Light browning, o/w text clean and unmarked xii, 500 p. illus. 22 cm. 5.75" x 8.5" tall. Includes Illustrations, index, glossary Covers tools and materials, the workshop, home construction, furniture, painting. This book includes sections on: Tools and Materials The Workshop Home Construction Furniture Painting Heating Plumbing Electricity Exterior Repairs Interior Repairs Property Improvements Simple Carpentry Working with Metal Buying a House Handyman Hints Hundreds of money-saving, helpful suggestions for making repairs and improvements in and around your home. Everything a person could want to know for doing work around the house, at least as of 1948.
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