Carpentry Fundamentals, Level 1

ISBN-10: 0132292688
ISBN-13: 9780132292689
Edition: 4th 2006
Authors: NCCER
List price: $89.33
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Book details

List price: $89.33
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/5/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.014

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Orientation to the Trade, Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives, Hand and Power Tools, Reading Plans and Elevations, Floor Systems, Wall and Ceiling Framing, Roof Framing, Introduction to Concrete, Reinforcing Materials, and Forms, Windows and Exterior Doors, and Basic Stair Layout.

27101-06 Orientation to the Trade (2.5 Hours)
Reviews the history of the trade, describes the apprentice program, identifies career opportunities for carpentry and construction workers, and lists the responsibilities and characteristics a worker should possess
27102-06 Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives (7.5 Hours)
Provides an overview of the building materials used in construction work, including lumber, sheet materials, engineered wood products, structural concrete, and structural steel
Also describes the various fasteners and adhesives used in construction work
27103-06 Hand and Power Tools (10 Hours)
Provides detailed descriptions of the hand tools and portable power tools used by carpenters
Emphasis is on safe and proper operation of tools, as well as care and maintenance
27104-06 Reading Plans and Elevations (20 Hours)
Builds upon the basic information presented in the Introduction to Blueprints module studied in the Core Curriculum
Trainees will learn the techniques for reading and using blueprints and specifications with an emphasis placed on those drawings and types of information that are relevant to the carpentry trade
Introduces the subject of quantity takeoffs
27105-06 Floor Systems (25 Hours)
Covers framing basics as well as the procedures for laying out and constructing a wood floor using common lumber as well as engineered building materials
27106-06 Wall and Ceiling Framing (20 Hours)
Describes the procedures for laying out and framing walls and ceilings, including roughing-in door and window openings, constructing corners and partition Ts, bracing walls and ceilings, and applying sheathing
27107-06 Roof Framing (37.5 Hours)
Describes the various kinds of roofs and contains instructions for laying out rafters for gable roofs, hip roofs, and valley intersections
Coverage includes both stick-built and truss-built roofs
27108-06 Introduction to Concrete, Reinforcing Materials, and Forms (5 Hours)
Describes the ingredients of concrete, discusses the various types of concrete, and describes how to mix concrete
The module also covers basic job-built footing, edge, and wall forms and form ties and describes the types and uses of concrete reinforcing materials
27109-06 Windows and Exterior Doors (12.5 Hours)
Describes the various types of windows, skylights, and exterior doors, and provides instructions for installing them
Also includes instructions for installing weather-stripping and locksets
27110-06 Basic Stair Layout (12.5 Hours)
Introduces the trainee to the various types of stairs and the common building code requirements related to stairs
The module focuses on the techniques for measuring and calculating rise, run, and stairwell openings, laying out stringers, and fabricating basic stairways

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