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Planning Your Perfect Home Renovation: Save time and money with this essential guide to fuss-free home improvements

By: Alex May

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2005

Seller ID: A1239


For people who want to improve their home but don't know how to navigate the world of building, or understand how to get tradesmen to arrive on time and complete jobs on budget - a complete how-to of assessing renovation needs, allocating a budget and a timeframe. Renovation can be awful. It's not like the television shows - it's dirtier, harder and more stressful than any close-up can capture. It doesn't matter if you live in an apartment and need to repaint the lounge... View more info

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How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: 001044


This all Australian title has large scale drawings to make it easy to understand how the various stages and components fit together. The Owner Builder is shown how to plan the house to suit the chosen allotment and the most economical methods of owner building. You will learn how to identify and correct faulty building practices, the correct trade terms to use and how to order building products. The renovation section of this book is almost entirely devoted to room ext... View more info

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The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition **Only $3.75 Postage Australia Wide**

By: Allan Staines

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: 001045


This book is ideal for anyone either seeking to know how to build decks or pergolas or designing and needing ideas. This book contains industry prepared tables for the designer to establish sectional sizes of all the timbers from bearers to handrails and stairs. The author has only included methods that have been tried and proven from longevity to safety. View more info

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The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 001046


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 class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates i... View more info

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2 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $76.90

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 2 Book Set

Seller ID: A1034


2 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: 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 class room text. The latest edition th... View more info

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3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $109.85

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014 & 2015

Edition: 3 Book Set

Seller ID: A1035


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: 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 class room text. The latest edition th... View more info

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2 Book Set: The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $59.90

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 2 Book Set

Seller ID: A1036


The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition: This book is ideal for anyone either seeking to know how to build decks or pergolas or designing and needing ideas. This book contains industry prepared tables for the designer to establish sectional sizes of all the timbers from bearers to handrails and stairs. The author has only included methods that have been tried and proven from longevity to safety. AND The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition: This m... View more info

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5 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $169.75

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014 & 2015

Edition: 5 Book Set

Seller ID: A1037


5 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: 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 class room text. The latest edition th... View more info

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6 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition + A Very Practical Guide To Interior Decorating 3rd Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $199.70

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014 & 2015

Edition: 6 Book Set

Seller ID: A1038


6 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: 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 class room text. The latest edition th... View more info

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3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $106.85

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 3 Book Set

Seller ID: A1039


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: 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 class room text. The latest edition th... View more info

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3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $99.85

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 3 book set

Seller ID: A1083


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition, ISBN 9781875217076: 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 class room text.... View more info

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The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003698


The Updated 7th Edition - covers most of the popular renovations and alterations around the home with trade methods and hints described. The all Australian practical guide for renovations and alterations in line with the Building Code of Australia. This book is specifically designed to deal with problems confronted when renovating or altering an existing dwelling. It also shows step-by-step how to accomplish popular renovation projects. * It solves problems such ... View more info

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The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building: From Arbors to Walkways: 150 DIY Projects

By: Black & Decker Home Improvement Library

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Creative Publishing International: 2013

Seller ID: 000219


Over 150 projects and hundreds of instructional photographs combine with informative tips, tricks, and inspiration in the most comprehensive patio and walkway book on the market.With "The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building," adding beautiful, functional patios and walkways to your yard has never been easier. From low-cost footpaths with high curb appeal to expansive, estate-quality decorative concrete patios, this book presents each project with foolproof step-by-s... View more info

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A Very Practical Guide To Interior Decorating 3rd Edition

By: Carol Staines

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003699


A Very Practical Guide To Interior Decorating 3rd Edition. Explains all about colour, gives professional inside Information on Design and teaches you no-fail principles for success. Practical hands on advice to save you money, an all Australian manual. This book is suitable for both the DIY trying to achieve that professional decor look or is perfect for making the more difficult concepts of colour and space easier to comprehend in interior decorator classroom situa... View more info

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Solar That Really Works! 4th Edition Cabins, Caravans, Campervans, Motor Homes

By: Collyn Rivers

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Australia, Caravan and Motorhome Books: 2016

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1513


Solar That Really Works fills a previously all but unexplored need. In one tightly written book, Collyn covers all that is needed to design and install solar electrical systems in anything from a tiny caravan or campervan to a large fishing camp. It includes the specialised needs of big converted coaches and the increasingly accepted fifth-wheeler caravans. Solar That Really Works covers just what can and cannot realistically be run from a typical solar installation. ... View more info

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Country Living Porches & Outdoor Spaces

By: Edited by Country Living and Cathy Cavender

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Hearst Communications: 2015

Seller ID: 001913


Get the most enjoyment from your country home's outdoor spaces by creating an inviting place to hang out, read, nap, entertain, or just sit and sip a glass of chilled sauvignon blanc. Whether for a porch, patio, deck, sunroom, or garden; and whether the style is classic, rustic, retro, or flea-market funky, there are plenty of ideas here for you. Get timeless good looks on a budget, revamp with paint and simple furnishings, bring interiors outside, and incorporate charmi... View more info

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Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings: Completely Revised and Updated

By: Edited by Fine Homebuilding

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 002898


This title provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently and safely the first time. It covers the basics of framing, as well as more advanced techniques on curved walls and cathedral ceilings. It includes up-to-date information on the latest tools and material. Framing Floors, Walls, and Ceilings from the editors of Fine Homebuilding provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently, safely and the right way the first time. No source o... View more info

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Cabins and Cottages and Other Small Spaces

By: Editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press Inc: 2014

Seller ID: 000228


This is an inspiring guide to maximising the potential of small homes and spaces. Harnesses a bestselling topic: home construction solutions for limited space. It looks at a variety of houses as well as a selection of sheds, studios, and other small structures. Just because a home is smaller doesn't mean it can't serve all the purposes a larger home did - it just takes careful planning and some smart strategies which are provided in Cabins & Cottages and Other Small Spac... View more info

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The Beginner Renovator: A Guide to the Repair and Alteration of Houses in Australia

By: Edward Mundie

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House: 1987

Seller ID: A1241


Thinking of Renovating? Could we really do it ourselves? Is there a place where we can find out about the tools we'll need and how to use them? Something that tells us what to do and where we might go wrong? There must be tricks in buying - places to go for things and ways to save? Could we get some sort of a guide to costs for the various building items? Suppose we want to buy a house to do up, wouldn't we need a good long list of the good things and the bad thing... View more info

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Cabinets, Vanities, and Countertops: For Pros By Pros Series

By: Fine Homebuilding

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press: 2015

Seller ID: 002133


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. Whether you're building them or just installing them, your job will be much easier if you arm yourself with the best information possible. The builder-tested techniques and methods in Cabinets Vanities, and Countertops will show you how to build and install high-quality, durable and cost-efficient cabinets, vanities an... View more info