The Awful Handyman's Book Author:George Daniels In this amusing but very practical guide, the inept home repairman will find everything to help him (or her) deal authoritatively with household problems and emergencies. — Unlike other "how-to" books, it assumes both ignorance and incompetence on the reader's part. Thus it explains, step-by-step, how to accomplish simple repairs with a minimum ... more »of fuss - from fixing a leaky faucet to opening a stuck refrigerator door - advising when the services of an expert are needed and what to do until the expert arrives.
For the slightly more ambitious, there are chapters on home improvement - painting, papering, carpentry and furniture refinishing.
Throughout the book, there are useful tips on how minor catastrophes can be averted, and what to do if one has already occurred.« less