WorldCat Identities

Wing, Charles 1939-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 140 publications in 4 languages and 9,367 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Examinations  Popular works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Signer
Classifications: TH4817.3, 643.7
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Most widely held works about Charles Wing
 
Most widely held works by Charles Wing
The visual handbook of building and remodeling : the only guide to choosing the right materials and systems for every part of your home by Charles Wing( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This enlarged, updated, and expanded third edition of the classic reference on home systems and materials includes the latest code information, new full-color drawings, and a completely new section on making your home green. The 1,600 full-color drawings provide a clear look at every aspect of home construction and systems
How your house works : a visual guide to understanding & maintaining your home by Charles Wing( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a visual guide to every system and structure in the home, including plumbing, wiring, heating, cooling, air quality, appliances, windows and doors, and the foundation and frame
Better homes and gardens new complete guide to home repair & improvement( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A step-by-step guide to home repair and improvement
Tiling 1-2-3 : floors, walls, countertops, fireplaces, decorating ideas, custom design by Charles Wing( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents color-illustrated, step-by-step instructions for more than eighty tiling projects, from floors and walls to countertops, patios, and other areas, as well as maintenance and repair, and also includes a section on design
The big book of small household repairs : your goof-proof guide to fixing over 200 annoying breakdowns by Charles Wing( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to small household repairs with an illustrated guide to essential home repair tools
Decorative painting 1-2-3 : from prep to clean up : a complete guide to interior painting( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a complete guiding to interior painting and provides tips and techniques for choosing colors and materials, room preparation, decorative painting suggestions such as sponging, stippling, frescos, antiquing, faux marbling, and more
House warming with Charlie Wing by Charles Wing( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Atlantic Monthly Press Book." Includes index
How boat things work : an illustrated guide by Charles Wing( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Weather you're a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, 'How Boat Things Work' is a resource you can't afford to be without. With intricate two-color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices, as well as detailed explanations of how they're assembled, how they work, and how they can go wrong, this book covers every primary component of your boat's inner workings"--Page 4 of cover
From the ground up by John N Cole( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The visual handbook of energy conservation : a comprehensive guide to reducing energy use at home by Charles Wing( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the author of the best-selling The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling (over 300,000 copies sold in all three editions), comes a new book in the same graphic format that explains how to reduce energy use in the home. With a vast array of well-organized and easily accessible essential data, The Visual Handbook of Energy Conservation is destined to establish itself as the standard reference for energy conservation projects. Based on manufacturers' information, government GREEN/LEED information, builder association information, the author's personal experiences, and other sources, the book will document the established best practices when it comes to energy conservation. The most current energy-related building codes will be included and referenced frequently. The visual handbook will cover all facets of building construction from foundations to interior finishes, from new construction to remodeling and renovation, and will include both residential and light commercial construction. It will be valued by architects, designers, and specifiers--as well as contractors, builders, subcontractors, developers, and others involved in the building, restoration, and renovation of buildings"--
Get your captain's license by Charles Wing( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All required application forms; 9,000 printed exam questions and answers; All-new AutoExam software for practice testing; 400 pages on sseamanship and navigation; CD contains all 14,000 questions and answers from U.S. Coast Guard database.--Cover
Boatowner's illustrated electrical handbook by Charles Wing( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Keep your boat's electrical systems running and reliable by learning how your boat's electrical system and much of its equipment works and how to add equipment. Tackle onboard electrical projects and learn how to: meet ABYC standards for both DC and AC wiring; install solar- and wind-power systems; add electrical components; prevent corrosion of your electrical system etc."--Publisher's description
From the walls in by Charles Wing( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tighter house by Charles Wing( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking new ground by John N Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast fixes for almost everything around your house : plumbing, heating and cooling, wiring, lighting, appliance[s] by Charles Wing( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boatowner's illustrated handbook of wiring by Charles Wing( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one-minute guide to the nautical rules of the road by Charles Wing( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook of international and U.S. inland rules includes explanations of what the rules mean plus illustrations for easy understanding
Boating magazine's one minute guide to the nautical rules of the road by Charles Wing( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles and rules of nautical navigation, including the meeting of two boats, communication between boats, and steering and sailing rules
The liveaboard report : a boatdweller's guide to what works and what doesn't by Charles Wing( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Better homes and gardens new complete guide to home repair & improvement
Alternative Names
Wing, Charles 1939-

Wing, Charles G. 1939-

Wing, Charlie 1939-

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How your house works : a visual guide to understanding & maintaining your homeBetter homes and gardens new complete guide to home repair & improvementTiling 1-2-3 : floors, walls, countertops, fireplaces, decorating ideas, custom designThe big book of small household repairs : your goof-proof guide to fixing over 200 annoying breakdownsDecorative painting 1-2-3 : from prep to clean up : a complete guide to interior paintingHow boat things work : an illustrated guideGet your captain's licenseBoatowner's illustrated electrical handbook