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Home improvement gifts for the holidays

Books, software for your favorite handyman or woman

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Novice do-it-yourselfer or experienced pro, there's always something new to learn. So if you're wondering what to get your favorite handyman or woman this year, here are a few suggestions for some books and software that are sure to be appreciated. BOOKS "The Very Efficient Carpenter: Basic Framing for Residential Construction" (Larry Haun, Taunton Press, suggested retail $22.95): This is a very nicely done book that covers a wealth of information on basic residential framing. Written by a pro with many years of practical experience in the field, the book has a number of time-saving techniques and practical advice, and is suitable for carpenters of all levels – including professionals. "Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding: Install, Finish, Repair, Maintain" (Black & Decker, Creative Publishing Co., suggested retail $24.95): The name pretty much saves it all. If you or someone you know has been looking for a nice, practical book on common roofing and siding installation ...