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The Professional Practice of Architectural Detailing Total Hits - 797  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (20)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A thorough knowledge of the "hows" and "whys" of building assemblies is a prerequisite to effective architectural design. Architectural detailing - creating drawings that accurately describe particular assemblies within a design - is essential to controlling the total building process. This book provides students with a solid grounding in building assemblies, followed by step-by-step guidance on how to develop effective professional architectural details which are essential to becoming a skilled architectural detailer. More than 1,000 expertly-crafted design details (including over 400 new CAD-drawn 3-D images, details, and photographs) help illustrate the concepts presented while establishing a high level of detailing excellence to which students will aspire.
ISBN: 0471180165   Date Published on 2/16/1999
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Doors and Windows: One Hundred Period Details
ISBN: 1854106864   Date Published on 7/1/2000
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Building Doors & Gates: Instructions, Techniques and over 100 Designs Total Hits - 913  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (21)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
*243 drawings
* 8 x 11
* Packed with elegant designs
* Step-by-step instructions and illustrations

All about building traditional entrances to the home. Displays component parts and joints on detailed charts. Tells how to design, construct, and hang a selection of doors and gates. Features practical exercises for perfecting door- and gate-making skills. Offers more than 100 designs, with the specifics on building them. All presented in the Bridgewaters' trademark style.

Alan and Gill Bridgewater have written and illustrated over 40 books on woodworking and crafts, including How to Use & Care for Woodworking Tools and Boxes & Chests.

ISBN: 0811726789   Date Published on 2/1/1999
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Installing and Hanging Doors (For Pros by Pros) Total Hits - 844  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Installing and Hanging Doors gives carpenters and do-it-yourselfers of all levels all the information they need to get a perfect fit every time. This book covers how to select the best doors, and how to choose hardware and jambs for any installation--from a grand front entrance to simple bi-fold closet doors. It also provides professional techniques for installing all kinds of doors, including simple hinged doors to French doors, arched doors and double-acting doors. A final chapter explains several professional techniques for making doors weather-tight.
ISBN: 1561586358   Date Published on 7/1/2002