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New fix-it-yourself manual

Label
New fix-it-yourself manual
Title
New fix-it-yourself manual
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
643/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX298
LC item number
.N43 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
Label
New fix-it-yourself manual
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "How to repair, clean, and maintain anything and everything in and around your home"--Cover
  • Includes index
  • Rev. ed. of: Reader's digest fix-it-yourself manual. 1977
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Central heating systems/thermostats -- Dehumidifiers -- Dishwashers -- Dryers -- Garbage disposers -- Humidifiers -- Microwave ovens -- Ranges/electric -- Ranges/gas -- Refrigerators/frost-free -- Refrigerators/cycle-defrost -- Refrigerators/icemakers -- Trash compactors -- Washing machines -- Water heaters -- Water softeners -- Whirlpools and spas -- Home electronics. Tools and supplies -- Troubleshooting -- Repairs -- Audio systems. Receivers -- Compact disc players -- Turntables -- Cassette decks -- Speakers -- Cameras -- Computers -- Computer printers -- Facsimile machines -- Personal stereos -- Radios -- Security systems -- Telephone systems -- Telephone answering machines -- Televisions and computer monitors
  • Contents (cont.): Coffeemakers/percolator -- Espresso makers -- Coffee/spice grinders -- Convection ovens -- Corn poppers -- Fans/box and oscillating -- Fans/ceiling -- Food processors and choppers -- Frying pans, griddles, skillets, and woks -- Grills, sandwich makers, and waffle irons -- Hair curlers and curling irons -- Hair dryers -- Heaters -- Hot plates -- Ice-cream makers -- Irons -- Juice extractors and juicers -- Knives/electric -- Mixers -- Rotisseries -- Sewing machines -- Shavers -- Slicers -- Slow cookers -- Steamers/rice cookers -- Toasters -- Toaster ovens -- Toothbrushes and oral care appliances -- Vacuum cleaners -- Large appliances. Basic tests and repairs -- Air conditioners -- Central air conditioners -- Central heating systems
  • Contents (cont.): Home emergencies. Precautions and procedures -- Basic first aid -- Treating injuries
  • Contents (cont.): Improvised clamping -- Dowels -- Mortise-and-tenon joints -- Chairs -- Tables -- Bed frames -- Case furniture -- Drawers -- Doors and shelves -- Casters and hinges -- Repairing a wood surface -- Sanding -- Restoring damaged veneer -- Replacing veneer -- Reviving a finish -- Stripping wood -- After stripping -- Wood filler and sealer -- Woods stains -- Wood finishes -- A step-by-step refinishing sequence -- Special finishes -- Painting furniture -- Reseating chairs with hand-woven cane -- Reseating chairs with prewoven cane -- Repairing wicker -- Working with rush -- Reweaving a rush seat -- Reseating chairs with splint -- Reupholstery basics -- Covering chair seats -- Reupholstering an occasional chair -- Club and wing chairs
  • Contents (cont.): Plumbing. Tools and supplies -- Emergencies -- Sink faucets -- Tub faucets, diverter valves, and shower heads -- Strainers and stoppers -- Dealing with clogs -- Toilets -- Toilet clogs -- Branch and main drain clogs -- Working with pipe -- Appliance repair basics. Tools and supplies -- Understanding electricity -- Electricity in the home -- Circuit faults -- Receptacles and switches -- Using a volt-ohm meter -- Getting started -- Disassembly -- Wires, cords, and plugs -- Soldering and desoldering -- Cleaning and lubrication -- How motors work -- Cordless tools and appliances -- General troubleshooting -- Electronic components -- Small appliances. Air cleaners -- Blenders -- Can openers -- Clocks -- Coffeemakers/drip
  • Contents (cont.): Television antennas -- Video cameras and recorders (camcorders) -- Videocassette recorders -- Yard and workshop tools. Small engines -- Chain saws -- Chipper-shredders -- Garage doors and automatic openers -- Lawn mowers -- Leaf blowers -- Pruning shears -- Shovels, rakes, and hoes -- Snow throwers -- Sprinklers and hoses -- Tillers -- Trimmers -- Portable power tools -- Sports and recreation gear. Bicycles. Lubrication -- Wheels -- Brakes -- Gears -- Chains -- Freewheels and chain rings -- Emergency repairs -- Boats. Fiberglass hulls -- Inflatables -- Outboard motors -- Canoes -- Exercise machines -- Fishing tackle -- Gas grills -- Pools -- Skates -- Skis -- Tents, backpacks, and sleeping bags
  • Contents: Tools and techniques. The basic tool kit -- Measuring and marking -- Hammers and screwdrivers -- Using an electric drill -- Pliers and wrenches -- Vises and saws -- Keeping tools sharp -- Fasteners -- Adhesives -- Around the home. Carpets and rugs -- Cutlery, pocketknives, and scissors -- Doorbells, buzzers, and chimes -- Doorknobs, locks, and hinges -- Fabric, leather, and zippers -- Handbags and luggage -- Jewelry -- Lamps and lighting -- Picture frames -- Pottery, porcelain, and glass -- Screen and storm windows and doors -- Stain removal -- Toys/teddy bears and other stuffed toys -- Toys/dolls -- Toys/miscellaneous -- Typewriters -- Window blinds and shades -- Furniture repair. Woodworking tools -- Working with wood -- Gluing -- Clamps and clamping
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
448 p. ;
Isbn
9780895778710
Lccn
96015189
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm34513385
Label
New fix-it-yourself manual
Publication
Note
  • "How to repair, clean, and maintain anything and everything in and around your home"--Cover
  • Includes index
  • Rev. ed. of: Reader's digest fix-it-yourself manual. 1977
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Central heating systems/thermostats -- Dehumidifiers -- Dishwashers -- Dryers -- Garbage disposers -- Humidifiers -- Microwave ovens -- Ranges/electric -- Ranges/gas -- Refrigerators/frost-free -- Refrigerators/cycle-defrost -- Refrigerators/icemakers -- Trash compactors -- Washing machines -- Water heaters -- Water softeners -- Whirlpools and spas -- Home electronics. Tools and supplies -- Troubleshooting -- Repairs -- Audio systems. Receivers -- Compact disc players -- Turntables -- Cassette decks -- Speakers -- Cameras -- Computers -- Computer printers -- Facsimile machines -- Personal stereos -- Radios -- Security systems -- Telephone systems -- Telephone answering machines -- Televisions and computer monitors
  • Contents (cont.): Coffeemakers/percolator -- Espresso makers -- Coffee/spice grinders -- Convection ovens -- Corn poppers -- Fans/box and oscillating -- Fans/ceiling -- Food processors and choppers -- Frying pans, griddles, skillets, and woks -- Grills, sandwich makers, and waffle irons -- Hair curlers and curling irons -- Hair dryers -- Heaters -- Hot plates -- Ice-cream makers -- Irons -- Juice extractors and juicers -- Knives/electric -- Mixers -- Rotisseries -- Sewing machines -- Shavers -- Slicers -- Slow cookers -- Steamers/rice cookers -- Toasters -- Toaster ovens -- Toothbrushes and oral care appliances -- Vacuum cleaners -- Large appliances. Basic tests and repairs -- Air conditioners -- Central air conditioners -- Central heating systems
  • Contents (cont.): Home emergencies. Precautions and procedures -- Basic first aid -- Treating injuries
  • Contents (cont.): Improvised clamping -- Dowels -- Mortise-and-tenon joints -- Chairs -- Tables -- Bed frames -- Case furniture -- Drawers -- Doors and shelves -- Casters and hinges -- Repairing a wood surface -- Sanding -- Restoring damaged veneer -- Replacing veneer -- Reviving a finish -- Stripping wood -- After stripping -- Wood filler and sealer -- Woods stains -- Wood finishes -- A step-by-step refinishing sequence -- Special finishes -- Painting furniture -- Reseating chairs with hand-woven cane -- Reseating chairs with prewoven cane -- Repairing wicker -- Working with rush -- Reweaving a rush seat -- Reseating chairs with splint -- Reupholstery basics -- Covering chair seats -- Reupholstering an occasional chair -- Club and wing chairs
  • Contents (cont.): Plumbing. Tools and supplies -- Emergencies -- Sink faucets -- Tub faucets, diverter valves, and shower heads -- Strainers and stoppers -- Dealing with clogs -- Toilets -- Toilet clogs -- Branch and main drain clogs -- Working with pipe -- Appliance repair basics. Tools and supplies -- Understanding electricity -- Electricity in the home -- Circuit faults -- Receptacles and switches -- Using a volt-ohm meter -- Getting started -- Disassembly -- Wires, cords, and plugs -- Soldering and desoldering -- Cleaning and lubrication -- How motors work -- Cordless tools and appliances -- General troubleshooting -- Electronic components -- Small appliances. Air cleaners -- Blenders -- Can openers -- Clocks -- Coffeemakers/drip
  • Contents (cont.): Television antennas -- Video cameras and recorders (camcorders) -- Videocassette recorders -- Yard and workshop tools. Small engines -- Chain saws -- Chipper-shredders -- Garage doors and automatic openers -- Lawn mowers -- Leaf blowers -- Pruning shears -- Shovels, rakes, and hoes -- Snow throwers -- Sprinklers and hoses -- Tillers -- Trimmers -- Portable power tools -- Sports and recreation gear. Bicycles. Lubrication -- Wheels -- Brakes -- Gears -- Chains -- Freewheels and chain rings -- Emergency repairs -- Boats. Fiberglass hulls -- Inflatables -- Outboard motors -- Canoes -- Exercise machines -- Fishing tackle -- Gas grills -- Pools -- Skates -- Skis -- Tents, backpacks, and sleeping bags
  • Contents: Tools and techniques. The basic tool kit -- Measuring and marking -- Hammers and screwdrivers -- Using an electric drill -- Pliers and wrenches -- Vises and saws -- Keeping tools sharp -- Fasteners -- Adhesives -- Around the home. Carpets and rugs -- Cutlery, pocketknives, and scissors -- Doorbells, buzzers, and chimes -- Doorknobs, locks, and hinges -- Fabric, leather, and zippers -- Handbags and luggage -- Jewelry -- Lamps and lighting -- Picture frames -- Pottery, porcelain, and glass -- Screen and storm windows and doors -- Stain removal -- Toys/teddy bears and other stuffed toys -- Toys/dolls -- Toys/miscellaneous -- Typewriters -- Window blinds and shades -- Furniture repair. Woodworking tools -- Working with wood -- Gluing -- Clamps and clamping
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
448 p. ;
Isbn
9780895778710
Lccn
96015189
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm34513385

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