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Carpenter's Calculations Manual

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ISBN-10: 0071437991

ISBN-13: 9780071437998

Edition: 2005

Authors: Roger Tarbox, R. Dodge Woodson, R. Dodge Woodson

List price: $34.00
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This guide provides the carpentry trade with fast, effective, on-the-job answers to a multitude of problems and situations. In addition to formulas, tables, drawings and detailed explanations, readers will find numerous tip boxes providing real-world solutions to frequent job-related problems.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Roger Tarbox is a self-employed master carpenter with over 20 years of experience as a hands-on carpenter, foreman, project manager, and yard manager in sawmill operations. From small projects such as sun porches to major housing developments, he has experience in calculating costs, figuring lumber requirements, producing complete take-offs, and tight joints. R. Dodge Woodson is the author of dozens of books related to the building trades. As a craftsman, he has built as many as 60 homes in a year, been a superintendent on housing projects of up to 365 units, and is a noted remodeler. He is also a master plumber and master gasfitter.

About the Authors
Site Work
Soil Properties
Trench Specifications
Estimating Excavation Volume
Footing Depth
Capacity and Area
Calculating Concrete
Concrete Mixes
Reinforcement Bars
Estimating Concrete Needs
Concrete Mixtures
Reinforcing Concrete
Curing Concrete
Bricks and Blocks
Types of Blocks
Stress Factors
Sills and Joists
Framing Practices
Calculating Joist Spans
Wood Species
Don't Skimp
Framing Walls and Floors
Joists and Beams
Fast Math
Rough Openings
Framing Exterior Walls
Partition Walls
Multi-Story Walls
Full Framing
Figuring Stair Rise
Calculating The Run
Tread Thickness
Stairway Openings
Rafter Spans
Rafter Framing
Roof Pitch
How Do I Use A Rafter Square?
Engineered Trusses
Top Three Trusses
Truss Spans
Roof Sheathing and Coverings
Figuring Sheathing
Hip Roofs
Gambrel Roofs
Slope Multipliers
Asphalt Shingles
Other Types of Roofing
Wall Sheathing and Siding
Types of Siding
Calculating Siding Needs
Windows and Exterior Doors
Windows and Skylights
Interior Doors and Trim
Types of Trim
Interior Doors
Cabinets and Counters
Common Cabinet Facts
Conversion Tables
Math for the Trades