This is the landmark work in the filed of carpentry – a book that will meet all your modernization, addition and home-improvement needs. The author draws on his 30 years of ecperience as a master carpenter to bring you complete step-by-step instructions plus the tips of the trade acquired from the finest craftsmen. You’ll be able to understand and perform virtually every skill, use every tool, material and building technique you’ll ever need to know. Featuring over 900 two-color illustrations, this is the ultimate carpentry source book. You will learn the ins-and-outs of joinery, installing and replacing old windows and doors, fixing creaky stairs, roofing, reading blueprints, building an addition, and much more.