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The Homeowner’s Ultimate Tool Guide

Choosing the Right Tool for Every Home Improvement Job

First Edition

Published by The Taunton Press, Inc. in Newtown, CT .
Written in English.

About the Book

If you have the proper tools, you have a much better chance of getting every home improvement job done right. With this essential guide by tool expert Sandor Nagyszalanczy, homeowners can find out exactly what tool they need, how to ask for it at the hardware store—and how to use it when they get home.

– Features 14 tool kits—including suggestions for plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, and car repair.
– Offers professional advice on how to choose tools and how to use them for better results.
– An invaluable reference for any homeowner especially those who are assembling tool kits for the first time.

About the Edition

Red book cover.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Basic Home Maintenance and Repair
Carpentry
Mechanics
Electrical
Plumbing Repair Kit
Painting
Drywall
Demolition
Hand-Sharpening
Roofing
Flooring
Chapter 1: Tools That Grab, Tighten, and Hold
Pliers
Wrenches
Clamps and Vises
Chapter 2: Tools That Shape and Shave
Routers
Planing and Scraping Tools
Chisels and Carving Tools
Wood Lathes
Files and Rasps
Reaming and Resurfacing Tools
Chapter 3: Tools That Saw
Handsaws
Portable Power Saws
Stationary Power Saws
Chapter 4: Tools That Snip, Slice, and Thread
Shearing Tools
Cutters and Nibblers
Wire and Cable Strippers
Multipurpose Knives
Axes, Hatchets, and Mauls
Threading Tools
Chapter 5: Tools That Drill and Drive
Electric Drills
Braces and Hand Drills
Powered Screwdrivers and Screw Guns
Screwdrivers
Nut Drivers
Chapter 6: Tools That Pound and Pry
Claw Hammers
Specialized Hammers
Sledgehammers
Mallets
Nail Sets and Punches
Wrecking Bars, Pry Bars, and Nail Pullers
Chapter 7: Tools That Sand, Grind, and Sharpen
Portable Power Sanders
Grinders and Buffers
Hand-Sharpening Tools
Specialized Sharpeners
Chapter 8: Tools for Measuring, Marking, and Layout
Measuring Tools
Marking and Layout Tools
Squares
Levels and Plumb Bobs
Electrical Testers and Meters
Chapter 9: Tools That Fasten and Glue
Mechanical Fasteners
Soldering and Brazing
Glue Applicators and Guns
Chapter 10: Tools That Brush and Spread
Brushes, Paint Pads, and Rollers
Powered Painting Devices
Spreading Tools
Finish Removal Tools
Chapter 11: Tools That Protect
Safety Eyewear
Ear Protection
Respiratory Protection
Hand Protection
Body Protection
First-Aid Kit
Resources

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Copyright Date
2003

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
282 p.
Number of pages
282

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL20943556M
Internet Archive
homeownersultima0000nagy
ISBN 10
1561585823
LC Control Number
2003005648
OCLC/WorldCat
51848374
Library Thing
853873
Goodreads
1301654
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