WorldCat Identities

Peters, Rick

Overview
Works: 53 works in 129 publications in 1 language and 14,548 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Patterns 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor
Classifications: TT186, 684.08
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Most widely held works by Rick Peters
Remodeling for easy-access living by Rick Peters( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With advice on everything from creating multilevel countertops to installing grab bars in the bathroom, it explains how to make your beloved house safe, easy to navigate, and conducive to independent living, as you or your parents get older. Three sections help you plan for any necessary remodeling, present makeover examples for every room, and lay out projects with instructions
Kitchens : moneysmart makeovers by Rick Peters( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents ideas for renovating an out-dated kitchen at three various spending levels, and offers ideas on designs, materials, and styles, with instructions for do-it yourself projects including tile floors, trim, and lighting
Popular mechanics garage makeovers : adding space without adding on by Rick Peters( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six themed ways to transform the garage into a comfortable, effective, and efficient space: enclosing a carport; a mechanic's work area; a woodworking shop; a craft room; added storage; and a family room. The tasks are divided into two groups: those that the average homeowner can accomplish him or herself, and those best left to professionals. The more demanding jobs receive detailed descriptions that explain what the work entails, how long it should take, and what it typically costs.--From publisher description
Popular mechanics moneysmart makeovers by Rick Peters( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of full-color illustrated instructions for making over bathrooms and includes directions for cabinets and countertops, plumbing and electrical, flooring and walls, as well as advice on overall costs
Popular mechanics moneySmart makeovers by Rick Peters( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you'd like to install a new patio or make improvements to your deck, Rick Peters shows you how to accomplish your goals without breaking the bank. Choose from nine great makeovers done in real outdoor spaces that are used by real people -- see how a porch, deck, and patio were renovated three times on three different budgets (economy, mid-range, and high end)
Great decks & porches : a step-by-step guide by Rick Peters( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adding a deck or porch immediately improves your quality of life by expanding living space and providing instant access to the outdoors. These do-it-yourself projects are also sound investments in the future--simple ways to enchance the resale value of a house
Woodworker's hand tools : an essential guide by Rick Peters( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to using woodworking hand tools that explains how to choose the right tool, how each tool is used, how to keep them in top condition, and how to perform basic woodworking techniques
Woodworker's guide to wood : softwoods, hardwoods, plywoods, composites, veneers by Rick Peters( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The more you know about wood, the more success you'll have with it in the shop and the better everything you build will turn out
Home how-to handbook : plumbing by Rick Peters( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All homeowners dread the moment when the faucet starts dripping, the water power plunges, or the pipes freeze. They often don't know how to fix the problem themselves ... and plumbers are costly. That's why it's important to have this how-to on hand. It explains everything from the supply and waste systems to traps, with layouts of the typical bathroom and kitchen. There's coverage of pipes, fittings, shut-off valves, and every variety of sink, faucet, toilet, tub, and shower. Find out what's a must-have in the tool box, and how to cut, fit, and join pipe; remove fixtures; and install water filters, hot water dispensers, dishwashers, and garbage disposals. Plus, detailed illustrated instructions provide troubleshooting guidance on everything from clogs and leaks to sewer gas"--Publisher description
Framing basics by Rick Peters( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can do it yourself and improve your home once you know the basics of framing
Home how-to-handbook : electrical by Rick Peters( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the basics of household electronics and wiring, useful tools, and practical projects, such as lamp repair and installing under-cabinet lighting
Building garden & patio furniture by Rick Peters( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clasic desigsn; step-by-step projects
Table saw fundamentals by Rick Peters( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home how-to handbook : trim by Rick Peters( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how to apply trim with color illustrations and step-by-step instructions, considering topics such as types of trim, the tools to buy for a job, and projects to complete for different sections of a home
Popular mechanics scroll saw fundamentals by Rick Peters( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything about this must-have tool is covered: cutting wood to precise dimension, enlarging and reducing patterns, pattern and template placement, inside and outside cuts, and advanced techniques, such as bevel and compound sawing. There's even a visual "anatomy" of available scroll saws, along with guidance on maintenance and troubleshooting. The great projects include a potpourri box, collapsible basket, plate holder and compound-cut chess set
Band saw fundamentals by Rick Peters( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take full advantage of the most essential woodworking power tool. If there's one tool that no workshop should be without, it's the band saw. It's used to crosscut, rip, create a variety of woodworking joints, and more. Rick Peters helps you select and accessorize your band saw, describes the basic and advanced techniques it's capable of, explains how to make jigs and fixtures, and shows how to maintain your saw. There are also several great projects to test your, skills"--Back cover
Popular mechanics by Rick Peters( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With more than 300 color photos, this fourth authoritative Popular Mechanics Workshop tool book helps woodworkers take full advantage of this most essential piece of equipment. No guide will give them a better start: do-it-yourself author extraordinare Rick Peters discusses every aspect of the lathe, from the simplest function up to the most advanced techniques. He examines the various brands and models, as well as all their features and accessories, and then puts woodworkers through their paces. Peters delves right into the details of spindle, faceplate, bowl, and embellishing turning; finishing; making jigs and fixtures; and doing maintenance and troubleshooting. With those skills honed, woodworkers can turn to fine projects, including a lidded box and 2-tier candy dish--Publisher
Flooring basics by Rick Peters( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are you floored by the cost of professionally installed carpet, vinyl tiles, and hardwood? Do it yourself for less, installation, repairs etc
Popular mechanics jointer & planer fundamentals by Rick Peters( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens all the time: woodworkers proudly survey their handiwork only to discover gaps in the glue joints and between parts--the planks just don't lie flat and square. The solution? Jointers, planers, and this comprehensive guide. The latest in the Popular Mechanics Workshop series, it delves into every aspect of each tool--the basic anatomy, features, motor sizes, dust ports, maximum cut, and more. Check out bench top, stationary, and portable models of each; accessories, such as push sticks and knife-sharpening jigs; and all the must-know techniques, including face and edge jointing and staggered cut planing. There are advanced procedures, too--from rabetting and tapering a post to ganged cuts and molding--as well as fixtures to make, maintenance and repair advice, and exciting projects"--B & N from the publisher (August 2007)
Ron Hazelton's house calls : America's most requested home improvement projects by Ron Hazelton( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to complete sixty do-it-yourself projects with professional tips, time estimates, and information on level of difficulty and cost
 
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Popular mechanics garage makeovers : adding space without adding on
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Kitchens : moneysmart makeoversPopular mechanics garage makeovers : adding space without adding onPopular mechanics moneysmart makeoversPopular mechanics moneySmart makeoversGreat decks & porches : a step-by-step guideWoodworker's hand tools : an essential guideWoodworker's guide to wood : softwoods, hardwoods, plywoods, composites, veneersHome how-to handbook : plumbing