Field Guide To Tools: How to Identify and Use Virtually Every Tool at the Hardware Store

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If you've ever asked these kinds of questions, you need Field Guide to Tools, an illustrated guide to the world of hardware stores and home improvement centers. From glass cutters and marking gauges to grout saws and caulk guns, you'll learn how to identify and use more than 100 different tools.

Author John Kelsey (a columnist for This Old House magazine) provides step-by-step directions for using each tool, along with interesting historical anecdotes and creative alternative uses. Best of all, the book includes color photographs of every tool for easy identification. Field Guide to Tools!

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Author John Kelsey
Publisher Quirk Books
Page Count 312pp
Publication Size 4.5 x 5.75
Publication Notes softcover, Partial Color
Publication Date 2004
ISBN 978-1931686792

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