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USA Best Selling Books on Plastering from Amazon USA

The Gypsum Construction Handbook
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The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paperfaced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and modern specialty acoustical and ceiling product guidelines. This comprehensive reference also incorporates the latest in sustainable products.
List Price: $45.00
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $34.75   
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By: RSMeans.   2014-03-03

Painting Secrets: Tips & Tricks from the Nation's Favorite Painting Expert
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Brian brings a bright new perspective to the principles of color, helping consumers make confident decisions. Unlike other paint books, the process of painting is emphasized. Clever ""Wall Wizard"" tips make painting simple and fun. For example, mix 1 gallon of warm water and 1/2 cup of fabric softener to clean brushes in 10 seconds. Decorative techniques for ragging, sponging, glazing, and using unusual tools for designer effects. Detailed coverage of tools and supplies, including varnishes, stains, and glazes.
List Price: $19.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $6.97   
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By: Wiley.   2004-01-06

Bricklaying
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* The ultimate guide to bricklaying for beginner through professional
* Step-by-step instructions throughout
* Techniques and trade skills: damp-proof courses, cavity brickwork, block-laying, arches, windows, fireplaces and more
* Complete projects for brick kitchens, outdoor barbeques, steps, and spiral design
* All measurements featured in metric and imperial (U.S.) standards
List Price: $31.00
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $15.36   
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By: McGraw-Hill Education.   2002-04-12

National Painting Cost Estimator 2017
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A complete guide to estimating painting costs for just about any type of residential, commercial, or industrial painting, whether by brush, spray, or roller.
List Price: $88.00
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $54.02   
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By: Craftsman Book Co.   2016-12-30

Masonry Skills
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MASONRY SKILLS, Seventh Edition, provides a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide to the masonry trade, covering fundamental principles, basic practices, advanced techniques, and new trends and developments in both residential and commercial masonry. Meticulously revised, the new edition includes the latest developments in the field, including current OSHA requirements, advances in construction technology and techniques, and a focus on sustainable building materials and processes. Featuring two full-color sections of finished projects, a new engaging design, and a wealth of new photos, the seventh edition seeks to inspire and educate both new and practicing masons. Approved and field-tested by professionals, this text is an ideal resource for anyone seeking the specialized knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the masonry industry.
List Price: $103.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $77.51   
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By: Delmar Cengage Learning.   2014-02-18

Painter's Handbook
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Loaded with how-to information you'll use every day to get professional results on any painting job:

the best way to prepare a surface for painting or repainting;
selecting and using the right materials and tools (including airless spray);
tips for repainting kitchens, bathrooms, cabinets, eaves and porches;
how to match and blend colors;
why coatings fail and what to do about it.

Includes how to start a painting business, including the paperwork you'll need to keep. Lists 30 profitable painting specialty jobs that offer you profitable business opportunities. Also includes how to estimate prices, sell yourself, and present bids.
List Price: $33.00
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $25.16   
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By: Craftsman Book Co.   1987-11-11

Smart Guide®: Painting: Interior and Exterior Painting Step by Step (Home Improvement)
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Smart Guide: Painting shows readers how to paint their homes and achieve professional-quality results. Through step-by-step photography, the book covers paint and tools selection, surface preparation, and the proper techniques for painting walls, woodwork, ceilings, siding and more.
List Price: $10.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $2.99   
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By: Creative Homeowner.   2008-07-11

Annie Sloan's Painted Kitchen: Paint Effect Transformations for Walls, Cupboards, and Furniture
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Traditionally the center of the home, the kitchen is key to successful living. Decorator Annie Sloan, one of the world's leading experts on color and interior painting, has produced a range of stunning professional schemes to give the most popular room of the home an entirely new look with a minimum of effort and little expense. Using her unique expertise, she shows how to decorate every kitchen area - walls, cupboards, and surfaces - providing clear instructions and step-by-step color photography. Projects range from an exuberant Mexican-style blue-and-yellow color-washed kitchen to revamping a battered family table and chairs as Swedish-style lime-washed dining furniture. Annie Sloan's Painted Kitchen also reveals simple afternoon makeovers and ingenious finishing touches, such as painting cupboard knobs or the inside of kitchen drawers in a contrast color to the outside for a fun, fashionable finish. All the projects are suitable for beginners and many feature style variations for the more adventurous.
List Price: $22.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $31.03   
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By: Laurel Glen Publishing.   2004-04

Plastering Skills
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This text describes construction techniques from mixing materials to special surface finishes. Solutions to common plastering problems such as cracking and dryout are given. The how-to chapter on ornamental plastering is relevant for both journeymen and apprentices.
List Price: $67.00
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $28.37   
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By: American Technical Publishers, Inc..   1985-07-01

Ultimate Guide: Drywall, 3rd edition (Home Improvement)
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Ultimate Guide: Drywall, third edition, will teach any reader to install and repair drywall with the confidence of a professional. With more than 450 detailed drawings and photographs, the book leads the reader, step by step, through the processes of measuring, cutting, installing, and finishing drywall ceilings and walls. In addition to standard drywall practices, the book also covers more advanced topics such as applying drywall to curved walls and installing drywall over steel studs. Corner treatments and the specialized tools used to install drywall are also covered. Get the inside track on working with drywall with special tips from professional drywall contractors.
List Price: $14.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $6.99   
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By: Creative Homeowner.   2010-08-03


 

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