Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual
Completely Revised and Updated
By Editors of The Family Handiman
Hardcover | 528 pages | 11 x 8 1/2
US$35 | CAN$39
Publication Date: 2005-03-03
Since 1973 over 10 million copies of Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual have been sold. And now, the definitive “on-the-job” manual has just gotten bigger and better than ever. The editors of Reader’s Digest and The Family Handyman magazine have joined forces to completely revise, update, rewrite, and redesign this home improvement classic. This edition combines the best elements of the original manuals with The Family Handyman’s rich informational and photographic archives, new illustrations and photographs, and the wisdom and experience of over 150 of the best experts in the field today.
Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual is written in a style of text that addresses readers in a very accessible, conversational tone for easy, user-friendly assistance with every do-it-yourself task. All instructions and materials have been updated to address current codes (electrical, plumbing and building), and revised to indicate the very latest in materials, tools, and technology.
Suitable for beginners and experts alike, the new innovative ideas and features include:
With over 4 million readers, The Family Handyman is America's leading do-it-yourself magazine, helping homeowners improve their homes and yards since 1951. On average, 75,000 copies of The Family Handyman are sold on newsstands and in all major retail stores including Lowe's, Home Depot, Borders, Barnes & Noble, and WalMart. Each project featured in this book has appeared in the pages of the magazine.