This 2006 edition borrows from years of the down-in-the-dirt experiences, serving as an encyclopedia of excavating and grading knowledge, including photographs and diagrams to illustrate how the work should be done. Topics include: reading topo maps, setting crows feet, installing water, drain and sewer pipes, laying or removing asphaltic concrete, using a laser level, cutting drainage channels, pressure-testing sewer pipes, and useing GPS and sonar for absolute precision. Written by Nick Capachi and his son, John. Published by Craftsman, 498 pages, softbound. Includes CD with a set of review questions for each chapter.
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