"The Building Trades Pocketbook" is an exhaustive reference guide for all things related to construction. It includes chapters covering a variety of aspects of building, including masonry, structural design, bricklaying, roofing, carpentry, joinery, plastering, painting, and more. This profusely-illustrated volume is ideal for tradespeople of all kinds and will also appeal to DIY enthusiasts new and old. Contents include: "Acetylene", "Air Flow", "Anchors", "Angles by Steel Square", "Arc, Centre of Circular", "Arches", Architectural Design", "Areas", "Arithmetic", "Ashlar", "A Voirdupois Weight", "Baldwin's Rule", "Balloon Framing", "Bars, Bolts, and Tension", "Basins", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.