Builder's Reliable Estimator and Contractor's Guide; A complete guide for pricing all builders' work; it contains many tables, rules and useful memoranda. The rules given in this work, show how to measure all kinds of work, before and after construction. How to estimate the cost of any work. How to tell the time the work should take to complete. Tells how much work a man should perform in a day and how much material the work in hand will require. Guide to correct measurements is found in the second part of this work, This shows how all kinds of odd, crooked and difficult measurements may be taken, to secure correct results
Chicago: Frederick J. Drake, 1912. Second Printing. Pictorial Cloth over Boards, azure and black patterns on green background. Octavo, pp. approx. 530, plus index, 50 two-page houseplans each with sketch and floor plan, plus 10 pages Sears Roebuck advertisements. Very Good, moderate edgewear and corner wear. Item #21179
A practical manual giving systematic guidelines for measuring, taking inventory and including all aspects of building when estimating project costs. Containing valuable checklists and rules of thumb. An important Hodgson book.