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Learn aboutthe most essential tools and hardware needed for everyday home repair and improvement with The All New Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware Stores.From first-time homebuyers to frequent hardware store customers, anyone who owns or rents a home will benefit from knowing their way around building and home centers. With the help of this book, purchases will be correct the first time--no multiple trips and returns. You'll learn the difference between drywall screws and deck screws; between faucet washers and neoprene O-rings; and between red wire nuts and blue wire nuts. And that's before we even get to understanding nail gauges and drill bit sizes.If you've ever searched for a home strore product on the Internet, you'll nderstand the value of this book.

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Steve Ettlinger

Since 1988 Steve Ettlinger has written seven books and has produced, edited, or agented a total of 40.Steve specializes in explaining very common but complicated subjects in an entertaining way. His most popular book is about artificial food ingredients ("Twinkie, Deconstructed"); he gives presentations around the country about his work on this book. His first book, "The Complete Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware Stores," has remained in print for well over 22 years and is now an e-book. Steve has appeared on all the morning network TV shows in the course of publishing his books.For more information, or to see past TV interviews, please visit Steve's website, www.steveettlinger.com

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