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  1. Deckology: The Art & Science of Deck Finishing and Carpentry
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  2. Deckology: The Art & Science of Deck Finishing and Carpentry

    [1481868624]
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There are plenty of books out there on building decks. But you probably already have a deck. This aims to fill that gap, dealing with refinishing and repairs. Written by "The Summit Deck Doctor," whose company has worked on over 450 deks over 10 years, this deals with the process of getting your deck back into shape. It helps you decide between doing nothing and getting it refinished, and doing it yourself and hiring a contractor. All proceeds go to the Loma Prieta Education Fund of Los Gatos (Northern California). Most decks are worth $20,000 and up. Can you afford not to spend $10?

Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Summit Deck Doctor
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781481868624
ISBN
1481868624
Label
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Manufacturer
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
MPN
black & white illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
92
PartNumber
black & white illustrations
PublicationDate
2013-01-09
Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Studio
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Having spent the past seven years as a deck-painter, you would think I might find this subject a little dull. But Rupert, known by some as the "Summit Deck Doctor," has done an amazing job of hitting all the important steps of deck refinishing in an economical and entertaining fashion, complete with the occasional amusing story from his 450-deck career. I especially enjoyed the section on dealing with contractors. A lot of people feel terribly anxious (often justifiably so) about contractors; Rupert gives a good run-down of contractor motives and what you need to do to get the best service out of these creatures. The author seems needlessly defensive at moments about being in favor of using experts. After all, the same work that gave him a bias toward this route is what makes him an expert at what many find to be a surprisingly complex aspect of home improvement. He uses a breezy, conversational style throughout, and packs each and every paragraph with fine points that (believe me!)... Read more
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