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Carpentry

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ISBN-10: 1401813437

ISBN-13: 9781401813437

Edition: 2003

Authors: Floyd Vogt

List price: $154.95
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Part of our new Residential Construction Academy series, Carpentry introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this handbook is organized into four sections: ?Tools and Materials?, ?Rough Carpentry?, ?Exterior Finish?, and ?Interior Finish?. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, nearly every chapter contains special ?Procedure? sections that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to master tasks. Safety is emphasized and safety cautions are highlighted throughout. Definitions of industry terms at the start of each…    
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Book details

List price: $154.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/18/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.90" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Floyd Vogt is a sixth-generation carpenter and contractor. His family operated a small business devoted to all phases of home construction, and he began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985 he began teaching in the Carpentry program at the State University of New York, Delhi. He has taught many courses, including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor in the Construction Design-Build Management bachelor's degree…    

Tools and Materials
Hand Tools
Power Tools
Wood and Wood Products
Fasteners
Rough Carpentry
Blueprints, Codes, and Building Layout
Concrete Form Construction
Floor Framing
Wall and Ceiling Framing
Scaffolds, Ladders, and Horses
Roof Framing
Exterior Finish
Windows and Doors
Roofing
Siding and Decks
Interior Finish
Insulation and Wall Finish
Interior Finish
Stair Framing and Finish
Cabinets and Countertops
Glossary
Index