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Book Data

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

by Joseph Jenkins

Table of Contents

Part I: Understanding Slate Roofs

Foreword: Death and Rebirth of a Barn

  1. Understanding Slate Roofs

  2. From Rock to Roof—What is Slate?

  3. Identifying Roof Slate

  4. Wales

  5. Vermont—New York

  6. Pennsylvania Slate

  7. Peach Bottom Slate

  8. Virginia and Georgia

  9. Maine and Canada

  10. International Slate

Part II: Installing Slate Roofs

Foreword: What’s It Like to Work on a Slate Roof?
  1. Safety First

  2. Basic Tools and Equipment

  3. Installing Slate Roofs

  4. Traditional European Slating Methods

  5. Roof Inscriptions and Designs

  6. Recycling Slate Roofs

Part III: Repairing and Restoring Slate Roofs

  1. Repairs and Restoration

  2. Flashings

  3. Chimneys

  4. Valleys

  5. Tile Roofs, Asbestos, Flat Lock copper and Misc. Roofs and Accessories

References

Bibliography

Industry Resource Guide

Index


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