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ISBN-10: 1401870694

ISBN-13: 9781401870690

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Floyd Vogt

List price: $194.95
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The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. Carpentry, 4th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This edition includes new materials and techniques with updated references to the International Residential Code (IRC), as well as a national approach to construction styles that takes into account regional variations caused by local environmental factors
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List price: $194.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/16/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1008
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.598
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…    

Rated Plywood and Panels
Nonstructural Panels
Laminated Veneer Lumber
Parallel Strand Lumber and Laminated Strand Lumber
Wood I-Beams
Glue-Laminated Lumber
Nails, Screws, and Bolts
Anchors and Adhesives
Layout Tools
Boring and Cutting Tools
Fastening and Dismantling Tools
Saws, Drills, and Drivers
Planes, Routers, and Sanders
Fastening Tools
Circular Saw Blades
Radial Arm and Miter Saws
Table Saws
Understanding Blueprints
Floor Plans
Sections and Elevations
Plot and Foundation Plans
Building Codes and Zoning Regulations
Characteristics of Concrete
Forms for Slabs, Walks, and Driveways
Wall and Column Forms
Stair Forms
Types of Frame Construction
Layout and Construction of the Floor Frame
Construction to Prevent Termite Attack
Exterior Wall Frame Parts
Framing the Exterior Wall
Ceiling, Joists, and Partitions
Backing and Blocking
Metal Framing
Wood, Metal, and Pump Jack Scaffolds
Brackets, Horses, and Ladders
Roof Types and Terms
Gable and Gambrel Roofs
Hip Roofs
Intersecting Roofs
Shed Roofs, Dormers, and Special Framing Problems
Trussed Roofs
Stairways and Stairwells
Stair Layout and Construction
Thermal and Acoustical Insulation
Condensation and Ventilation
Asphalt Shingles
Roll Roofing
Wood Shingles and Shakes
Window Terms and Types
Window Installation and Glazing
Door Frame Construction and Installation
Door Fitting and Hanging
Installing Exterior Door Locksets
Wood Siding Types and Sizes
Applying Horizontal and Vertical Wood Siding
Wood Shingle and Shake Siding
Aluminum and Vinyl Siding
Cornice Terms and Design
Gutters and Downspouts
Deck and Porch Construction
Fence Design and Erection
Gypsum Board
Single-Layer and Multilayer Drywall Application
Concealing Fasteners and Joints
Types of Wall Paneling
Application of Wall Paneling
Ceramic Wall Tile
Suspended Ceilings
Ceiling Tile
Description of Interior Doors
Installation of Interior Doors and Door Frames
Description and Application of Molding
Application of Door Casings, Base, and Window Trim
Description of Stair Finish
Finishing the Stair Body of Open and Closed Staircases
Balustrade Installation
Description of Wood Finish Floors
Laying Wood Finish Floor
Underlayment and Resilient Tile
Description and Installation of Manufactured Cabinets
Countertops and Cabinet Components