WorldCat Identities

Spence, William P. (William Perkins) 1925-2016

Overview
Works: 63 works in 171 publications in 3 languages and 9,220 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Designs and plans  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TH2521, 694
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Most widely held works by William P Spence
Installing & finishing flooring by William P Spence( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to installing and finishing all types of wood floors as well as ceramic tile, carpet, and vinyl
Installing & finishing drywall by William P Spence( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you do it yourself, or hire and expert, get the best results on your drywall when you have this handy manual
Encyclopedia of home maintenance and repair by William P Spence( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapters have headings: plumbing repairs ; electrical repairs and replacement ; heating and air conditioning ; roof repairs ; exterior-wall maintenance and repair ; painting the exterior ; exterior maintenance and repair ; renovating interior walls and ceilings ; interior painting ; wall-covering materials and techniques ; ceramic wall-tile repair ; floors and floor coverings ;home security ; improving interior temperature control ; furniture repair ; the home workshop
Carpentry & building construction : a do-it-yourself guide by William P Spence( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive collection of information for do-it-yourselfers. It serves not only as an excellent introduction for novices to various projects, but also as a valuable reference guide for more experienced carpenters
Building your dream house by William P Spence( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doors & entryways by William P Spence( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing makes a personality statement for your home like a dramatic front door and entryway. This easy-to-follow guide has illustrated instructions throughout and trouble shooting charts to cover problems such as drafts and older homes
The home carpenter & woodworker's repair manual by William P Spence( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insulating, sealing & ventilating your house by William P Spence( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good insulation can keep a house cozy in winter, and cool in summer--while saving money and conserving energy. In amazingly thorough detail, with plenty of color illustrations, the author describes every step of insulating, sealing, and ventilating your home. He shows how to determine the amount of insulation needed, locate air leaks, regulate air quality, and determine the costs versus benefits of any job. Find out where to start work, which materials are most effective, and how to handle potential insulation problems. From air-sealing external walls to adding vapor barriers, all you need to know is here. (Sterling Publ, 2006)
Constructing kitchens by William P Spence( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Make your kitchen workable, efficient, and good-looking from top to bottom. If there's a way to ensure that this room best suits your needs, you'll find it here. Use sound design principles to plan a well-organized work flow for storing, processing, and cooking food, as well as for cleaning up after meals
Constructing bathrooms by William P Spence( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to planning, designing, and constructing bathrooms, with sections on choosing shapes and locations, and bathroom styles, as well as functional and decorative elements. Special sections on determining electrical and plumbing needs, plus ways to design for convalescence and disabilities
Drafting technology and practice by William P Spence( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook and reference book outlines the fundamentals of technical illustration, including useful tools, different types of drawings, and industrial application of basic skills
Encyclopedia of construction methods & materials by William P Spence( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the major construction methods, building systems, and materials available. Separate chapters review site construction, concrete, masonry, metals, wood and plastics, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, equipment, furnishings, conveying systems, mechanical, and electrical systems
Engineering graphics by William P Spence( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residential framing : a homebuilder's construction guide by William P Spence( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roofing materials & installation by William P Spence( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete A-Z guide to roofing. Learn how to make repairs, prepare the roof for the construction process, and choose the best materials for your home. In detail, find out how to apply asphalt shingles, wood shingles and shakes slate, clay and concrete tile and metal roofing, as well as built-up bitumen, roll roofing, and various available single-ply roofing
Construction methods, materials, and techniques by William P Spence( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural working drawings : residential and commercial buildings by William P Spence( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering both commercial and residential drawing, this text presents a detailed study of typical construction methods and the preparation of architectural working drawings. It includes chapters on technical vocabulary, study questions, problems and an appendix of technical design data
Woodworking basics : the essential benchtop reference by William P Spence( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference guide to woodworking basics, presenting information and instructions in over thirty topic areas, including materials, safety, measurement and layout, drilling and boring, wood joints, portable power tools, jointer, lathe, and selecting and applying finishes
Graphic reproduction by William P Spence( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic printing techniques and equipment and the processes currently in use in the industry
Interior trim : making, installing & finishing by William P Spence( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Installing & finishing flooring
Alternative Names
Spence, William P.

Spence, William P. 1925-

Spence, William P. (William Perkins), 1925-

Spence, William Perkins, 1925-

Spence, William Perkins 1925-2016

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Installing & finishing drywallEncyclopedia of home maintenance and repairCarpentry & building construction : a do-it-yourself guideBuilding your dream houseDoors & entrywaysThe home carpenter & woodworker's repair manualInsulating, sealing & ventilating your houseConstructing kitchens