Books I love and a few I've poured blood, sweat and tears into myself...
12 Ways to Fix Lath and Plaster Ceilings: Complete Do-it-Yourself Guide for Homeowners
Based on over 30 years of on-site experience I'll show you how to evaluate the condition of your ceilings (or walls for that matter) and quickly run through the options you have to repair and keep them. Alternatively (and sadly); if needs must, I'll show you how to safely remove them and install new ceilings, either with like for like traditional materials or more commonly, with modern drywall materials.
Want to live a more practical life?
Ever said to yourself "I wish I was more handy?" Well, now you can, because this is a different kind of DIY book. Gone are the patronising step-by-step instructions; instead you can stop faking it, and actually make it. To actually be practical; to be handy, for real. Learn how to use a few simple tools to transform your home, using your head, hands, and heart to create wonderful things, fix your broken stuff, maintain the things you want to keep forever or build stuff just for fun...