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Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

The 3rd Edition of the Slate Roof Bible! Hardcover with dust jacket, 374 pages, nearly 800 illustrations. $49.00 or buy it discounted on

The Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, by Joseph Jenkins

Slate Roof Bible, 2nd edition

The Slate Roof Bible, 2nd Edition E-Book, by Joseph Jenkins

Understanding, Installing and Restoring
the World's Finest Roof

By Joseph Jenkins

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Listen to a Penn State radio interview with Joe Jenkins about slate roofs.

NRCA Gold Circle Award Recipient 2001

Writers Notes Book Award CATEGORY WINNER! 2004:"The Slate Roof Bible was the first book to grab our attention and hold it. It's more than just a handbook. It's a great read and a thorough reference volume in one."

Foreword Magazine Architectural Book of the Year Finalist, 2004:Honoring Excellence in Independent Publishing

2004 Independent Publisher Book Award Finalist

Honorable Mention: 12th Annual Writers Digest International Self-Published Book Awards: Reference Category

"If you could earn a doctorate in slate roof, [The Slate Roof Bible, 2nd Edition] is probably the only book you'd need." Lancaster Farming News (largest circulation of any agricultural paper in the U.S.)

"...a not-to-be-missed specialized reference. Packed with over three hundred color photos, the Slate Roof Bible is the core reference of the slate roof industry, covering everything to know about installing, restoring and maintaining a slate roof. Highly recommended." Midwest Book Review

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The Slate Roof Poem

Slate roofing tools, materials and supplies sold at the Slate Roof Warehouse.

Slate Roof Data Stick - Over six gigabytes of information related to slate roofing are on this 8 Gb USB data stick.

We have the largest selection of snow retention systems for roofs available on the internet at the Snow Guard Warehouse!

SOLDER WAREHOUSE - Your source for bar and wire solder, soldering irons, flux, and other soldering supplies.

50:50 Tin Lead BAR AND WIRE SOLDER sold at the Solder Warehouse


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Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, June 2016, 374 pages, hardcover, nearly 800 illustrations:

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, May 2016, 374 pages, hardcover, nearly 800 illustrations.

The Balance Point, by Joseph Jenkins, published May 1, 2018, 341 pages

The Balance Point book by Joseph Jenkins

Slate Rippers

slate rippers

Slate Cuttersroofing slate cutters

Slate Hammers

roofing slate hammers

Ladder HooksLadder hook at the Slate Roof Warehouse

Snow Guardssnow guards for roofs

Solder Bars

Fifty Fifty Tin Lead Solder sold at the Solder Warehouse

Solder IronsSoldering irons for roofing sold at the Solder Warehouse

Slaters CaulkSlaters, Roofers and onstruction Caulks and Sealants

Copper FlashingCopper flashings sold at the Slate Roof Warehouse.

Copper FinialsCopper finials sold at the Finial Warehouse.

Fall Protection

Fall protection for roofers, sold at the Slate Roof Warehouse.

Chimney Pots

Chimney Pots for Roofs

Copper and Stainless Fasteners

Copper and Stainless Fasteners


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