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

Overview
Works: 65 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 10,313 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Architectural drawings  Encyclopedias  Textbooks  Examinations 
Roles: Author
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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 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to installing and finishing all types of wood floors as well as ceramic tile, carpet, and vinyl
Architecture : design, engineering, drawing by William P Spence( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in English and French and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text on planning and designing residences and single-story commercial buildings
Installing & finishing drywall by William P Spence( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 605 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
Windows & skylights by William P Spence( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Windows and skylights add architectural beauty to a home's structure, let in natural light and ventilation, and control heat gain and loss. This workbook should help you construct the type of window that you want
Encyclopedia of home maintenance and repair by William P Spence( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 500 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 )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 464 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 )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a comprehensive guide to planning, designing, and building a new home or undertaking the project of remodeling including information on developing a floor plan, heating and air-conditioning, lighting, and landscaping
The home carpenter & woodworker's repair manual by William P Spence( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This guide is designed to inspire the experienced home carpenter as well as the beginner; From furniture repair to the house itself, both indoors and out; Clearly explained by an expert who knows all the shortcut skills; Over 1,600 photos, drawings, diagrams and tables. Author of more than a dozen books on the do-it-yourself bookshelves, William Spence has topped them all with a massive, comprehensive, full-colour guide essential for every homeowner. More than 700 photos and 900 drawings accompany the instructions for scores of carpentry and repair projects indoors and out, for every room in the home"--Publisher's description
Constructing staircases, balustrades & landings by William P Spence( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doors & entryways by William P Spence( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 371 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
Drafting technology and practice by William P Spence( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 364 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
Insulating, sealing & ventilating your house by William P Spence( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 364 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 347 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 338 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
Encyclopedia of construction methods & materials by William P Spence( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 326 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 )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Construction materials, methods and techniques : building for a sustainable future by William P Spence( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as the latest materials, standards, and practices. This book is organized based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat standards
Construction methods, materials, and techniques by William P Spence( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 249 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 248 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 246 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
 
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Installing & finishing flooring
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Architecture : design, engineering, drawingInstalling & finishing drywallWindows & skylightsEncyclopedia of home maintenance and repairCarpentry & building construction : a do-it-yourself guideBuilding your dream houseThe home carpenter & woodworker's repair manualConstructing staircases, balustrades & landings
Alternative Names
Spence, William P.

Spence, William P. 1925-

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

Spence, William Perkins 1925-

Spence, William Perkins 1925-2016

Languages
English (133)

Spanish (2)

Russian (1)

French (1)