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Building a House: Footing Systems

By: Simpson, Charles, Hodgson, Barry

Price: $57.95

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Education Australia: 21/Aug/2008

Seller ID: 30370

ISBN: 1420256246


This is an Australian book that examines in detail the 'wet' processes involved in constructing a house. It covers footing systems used in various types of house construction and has been written to current Australian standards. Both slab on ground construction and the setting out and construction requirements for concrete strip footings are covered, including practical information on: site classification; slab types; step-by-step design and plan detailing; setting out s... View more info

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Building a House: Framing Practices

By: Simpson, Charles, Hodgson, Barry

Price: $85.95

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Education Australia: 5/Sep/2008

Seller ID: 30371

ISBN: 1420256238


This is an Australian book that examines in detail the 'dry' processes involved in constructing the framework of a house, from positioning on the site to fixing the doors and windows. It has been written to current Australian standards. With over 700 detailed graphics to complement the easy-to-read text, the book is both highly practical and useful. There are worked examples to explain the use of tables and standards, and all trade terms are defined as they are encounter... View more info

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Roof Building Manual The Easy Step-by-Step Guide with Tables and Bevels

By: Hiddle, Lloyd, Staines, Allan

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 23/Nov/2007

Seller ID: 30372

ISBN: 1875217320


The new improved and enlarged 5th Edition. This easy step by step guide describes roof building in an easy to grasp style with new quick and easy table and bevels essentialto all tradespersons or owner builders. 120 The new improved and enlarged 5th Edition. This easy step by step guide describes roof building in an easy to grasp style with new quick and easy table and bevels essentialto all tradespersons or owner builders. (ISBN: 9781875217328 - When referring to this i... View more info

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The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $39.99

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale press: 2018

Edition: 8th

Seller ID: Orange1

ISBN: 187521707X


The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines' usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential classroom text. View more info