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Television's Home handyman Bunny Rigold full of design idea and how to plans and step by step guides.

This book describes the equipping and layout of your workshop, techniques for use and maintenance of each tool, and the purposes to which they may be put. Profusely illustrated, it is an explicit, comprehensive reference book for the enthusiast at any stage and a step-by-step guide for the beginner.

Whether you are a born handyman with a selection of good tools already, or a would be handyman seeking guidance and encouragement, this book is for you. Your tool kit is described in detail, from the first simple purchases of hammer and nails to the special purpose and luxury items. Bunny Rigold explains in clear terms the techniques and purposes for the use of each tool and further chapters familiarise readers with the natural and man made materials with which they will be working.

Details on making basic joints in timber, on fastening things together by various other methods, and on how and which finish to apply, qualify readers to tackle with confidence any wooden structure they choose.

This book also extends to simple metalworking and also to various spheres of home improvements - painting, insulating, laying concrete, refurbishing bench tops, fixing ceramic tiles, and laying hard floor coverings. Techniques for each of these are straightforward and can be adapted to any situation.

This book is written expressly for the NZ handyman by an author who was for some time Television's handyman. It is profusely illustrated and an explicit comprehensive reference book for the enthusiast at any stage and a step by step guide for the beginner.

Hard Cover, 291 pages, 1976 1st edition illustrated.
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