ISBN: 9780964425811 Year Added to Catalog: 2003 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: 330 color photographs, 200 b&w illustrations, bibliography, industry resource section, source lists, index Number of Pages: 8.5 x 11, 320 pages Book Publisher: Jenkins Publishing Old ISBN: 0964425815 Release Date: October 31, 2003 Web Product ID: 46
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The Slate Roof Bible
Understanding, Installing, and Restoring the World's Finest Roof, 2nd Edition
Joseph Jenkins climbed on his first slate roof in 1968, authored the first edition of The Slate Roof Bible in 1997, and published the second edition in 2003. Both editions received national awards. Now, a dozen years later, Jenkins is still very active in the slate roofing industry. The third edition of the book reflects more than a decade of additional experience being passed on to the reader by the man who is arguably the foremost expert on slate roofs in the United States today.
The third edition, hardbound, completely updates and expands the material in the second edition, with more emphasis on the craft of slate roof installation. Expanded sections include slate siding, eyebrow dormers, turrets, soldering, flashings, international slate, American slate history, slating styles, installation and repair tips, and trade secrets. Dozens of new color photographs have been added, as well as step-by-step illustrations and line drawings
This book is sure to become a classic. It belongs on the shelf of every architect, roofer, slate roof owner, architectural consultant, history buff, and anyone in the roofing industry.
About the Author
Joseph Jenkins, who climbed on his first slate roof in 1968 as a roofer’s helper, has since worked on over a thousand slate roofs. He is founder and executive director of the nonprofit Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc., which is itself a member of the Germany-based International Federation for the Roofing Trades. Jenkins is a former board member of the National Slate Association. He conducts presentations about slate roofs in the US coast to coast, as well as internationally, and on radio and TV. Jenkins provides slate roof consulting services nationwide. He also provides roofing books and ...