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Carpentry and Building Construction

Author: John Louis Feirer,Gilbert R. Hutchings,Mark D. Feirer

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 9780026682787

Category: House & Home

Page: 954

View: 7070

This book has been designed as a basic text for students in wood technology classes at the high school, vocational school, and community junior college levels.It will also be helpful to those in apprenticeship training and to do-it-yourselfers who wish to undertake building or remodeling projects.

Carpentry & Building Construction Student Edition

Author: McGraw-Hill Education

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078797842

Category: House & Home

Page: 1104

View: 4962

Help students get ready for professional certification and competitive events with Glencoe's NEW Carpentry and Building Construction! Includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments Integrates carpentry and construction industry standards Helps teachers meet Perkins mandates Supports project-based learning with unit-based projects that integrate technical math and provides more projects than any other program! Integrates SkillsUSA and NAHB event prep activities Zeroes-in on regional applications through Regional Concerns features Provides step-by-step illustrations, photos, and graphs to guide students through each key process Supports rigorous academic content, especially in math and science, with STEM activities throughout Offers point-of-use academic correlations throughout to ease possible academic credit application Develops technical knowledge with Estimating and Planning, Job Safety, Builder s Tip, and Step-by-Step Applications features and activities Allows students to practice the latest techniques, including Build ItGreen construction tips and activities Includes Print Student Edition

Glencoe Carpentry and Building Construction, Student Edition

Author: McGraw-Hill Education

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780021402441

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1120

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Author: Floyd Vogt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133607365

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

View: 7789

Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in Carpentry, 6E. This popular bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using step-by-step procedures. CARPENTRY, 6E follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more. This edition blends traditional construction techniques with today's latest practices, including contemporary safety tools, alternative construction, such as concrete forms, and green building techniques. This edition also introduces more commercial drawings and construction. Photo-realistic drawings showcase concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information. The new online CourseMate provides interactive learning tools to further ensure carpentry success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematics for Carpentry and the Construction Trades

Author: Alfred P. Webster,Kathryn Elizabeth Bright

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780135114001

Category: Mathematics

Page: 399

View: 901

Mathematics for Carpentry and the Construction Trades, Third Edition, offers a unique approach based on the authors' experience in building construction and applied education. Loaded with photographs and detailed drawings, the text illustrates the underlying mathematics in each step of the building process. The text's problems, infused with the authors' real industry experience, provide students with relevant examples of problems they will face in the construction and carpentry trades. Problems include step-by-step summary explanations of their solutions with the necessary steps highlighted for easy identification. After giving students a solid foundation in math, the text then leads them through the steps of a construction project and applying the mathematical skills involved in completing the project.

Estimating for Residential Construction

Author: David Pratt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111130887X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 352

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ESTIMATING FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, 2E provides a very visual, reader-friendly introduction to processes as it details the steps involved in accurately preparing a cost estimate. In his signature clear, straightforward writing style, proven author David Pratt explains how to price excavation and site work, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electrical work, as well as the general expenses and sub-trade work. He also covers the impact of green building practices. The book offers specifics on how to prepare a bill of materials from a takeoff, summarize and prepare a bid for a custom home, assess markup on an estimate, and review a bid before it is submitted to the client. It covers the basic math of residential work early on, devotes an entire chapter to remodeling, and provides tips of the trade from professionals in every chapter. In addition, the Second Edition is linked to a Student Companion Website, where instructors and students can access spreadsheets to assist in estimating tasks and problems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Carpentry and Building Construction Student Workbook

Author: John L. Feirer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe

ISBN: 9780028387017

Category: Study Aids

Page: 156

View: 9254

This book has been designed as a basic text for students in wood technology classes at the high school, vocational school, and community junior college levels.It will also be helpful to those in apprenticeship training and to do-it-yourselfers who wish to undertake building or remodeling projects.

Building Construction Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111874005X

Category: Architecture

Page: 480

View: 9097

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project. llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint.


Author: Gaspar J. Lewis,Larry Kness

Publisher: Singular

ISBN: 9780827359796

Category: Carpentry

Page: 946

View: 9956

This revision of Delmar's most popular carpentry book makes it better than ever! The best material from the earlier edition has been redesigned in accordance with customer feedback. Features include comprehensive coverage of all job types expected of the journeyman carpenter and foreman, a focus on safety with "caution" boxes throughout, "Helpful Hints" drawn from the author's nearly 50 years of experience, and more.

Modern Carpentry

Essential Skills for the Building Trades

Author: Willis H. Wagner,Howard Bud Smith

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

ISBN: 9781590706480

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1006

View: 2342

The 11th Edition of Modern Carpentry - Essential Skills for the Building Trades includes two new chapters, covering framing with steel and the building of decks and porches, as well as numerous text and illustration changes to depict current materials and practices. The text provides detailedcoverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout; foundations; framing and sheathing; roofing; windows and doors; exterior finish; stairs; cabinetry, and finishing procedures for interior walls, floors, and ceilings. Beyond a solid discussion of building basics, Modern Carpentry covers special topics such as constructing stairs, chimneys, fireplaces, and decks. Systems-built (prefabricated) houses, remodeling, cabinet installation, solar construction, and painting and decorating are also covered. To familiarize carpentry students with other aspects of the building trades, the text includes chapters on mechanical systems: electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. Throughout the text, safe working practices are emphasized, and special attention is paid to proper use of the latest tools, materials, andprefabricated components.* Chapters are arranged in a logical sequence, similar to the order in which the phases of building construction are performed. * Includes many step-by-step procedures set as boxed features. * Uses clear, nontechnical language and detailed illustrations to provide the most easy-to-understand presentation of any carpentry book on the market. * Provides useful career information in a dedicated chapter and more than 20 "On-the-Job" features throughout the book that describe specific building trades occupations. * Provides detailed coverage of both residential and light commercial construction. This bundle includes a copy of the Student Text and an Online Text (6-Year Classroom Subscription). Students can instantly access the Online Text with browser-based devices, including iPads, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers.With G-W Online Textbooks, students easily navigate linked table of contents, search specific topics, quickly jump to specific pages, enlarge for full-screen reading mode, and print selected pages for offline reading.

Carpentry and Building Construction, Carpentry Applications

Author: McGraw-Hill

Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780078227035

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 883

Provides skill-building job sheets with illustrated instructions for carpentry procedures.

Applying Mathematics to Construction

Carpentry Mathematics and Estimating

Author: Kenneth Williams

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 9781432766436

Category: Building

Page: 73

View: 4455

Williams formulae, factors and accurate shorts were first used to help his students, but then the author saw that many professional construction workers also could not make simple calculations in the field. )-- Author, teacher and contractor Kenneth Williams, Sr., announced today the release of Applying Mathematics to Construction, Carpentry Mathematics and Estimating, published by Outskirts Press. Williams handy guide for both students and professionals diminishes the need for cumbersome measuring devices and calculators by teaching simple, easy formulae for quickly figuring out construction math problems and material estimation costs.Realizing that the use of calculators and measuring devices can also hamper ones ability to think creatively and quickly on the spot, Williams put together these clever mental calculation tips to help students, instructors and general contractors.The first section of Applying Mathematics to Construction shows how to make calculations without the use of external tools and contains such innovative tricks as his conversion of a large number of feet to inches in seconds, mentally. Section two covers how materials are measured and sold and, like the first section, offers one simple formula after another to make on the spot calculations simply and immediately.

McKay's Building Construction

Author: William Barr McKay

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317341090

Category: Architecture

Page: 480

View: 6588

McKay offers conservation practitioners an essential understanding of the traditional forms of construction, covering the use of masonry and brickwork, carpentry and joinery, slating, plumbing and drainage. The book includes: the author's extensive, highly detailed drawings to illustrate the text; useful material on traditional craft practice - essential for undertaking repairs; and explanations of terminology and techniques - simply described.

Finish Carpenter's Manual

Author: Jim Tolpin

Publisher: Craftsman Book Company

ISBN: 9780934041829

Category: House & Home

Page: 205

View: 7275

This manual will become your favorite reference for all of these finish carpentry topics: evaluating the job, choosing the best tools, selecting the right materials, and much more!

Building Construction Handbook

Author: R. Chudley,Roger Greeno

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750668229

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 728

View: 9355

Building Construction Handbook provides extensive coverage of building construction practice, processes and techniques, representing established procedures as well as those associated with recent amendments to the Building Regulations, British and European Standards and other related references. This approach, combined with the presentation of information in a highly illustrated and unique visual style, has proven this text to be a vital learning resource for thousands of building construction students, and an essential reference for professionals. The sixth edition has been updated and expanded to take into account many aspects of the new and revised Building Regulations and associated Approved Documents as applied to working practice; in particular, construction requirements for conserving and economising energy and reducing atmospheric pollution (as this relates to Building Regulations Part L - Conservation of fuel and power). This new edition also develops existing topics, including adaptation of buildings to ensure compatibility for the disabled, further details of masonry construction, applications of steel reinforcement to concrete, steel framed housing principles, sound insulation and additional details of structural glazing. Throughout, reference to supplementary regulations and standards are provided for further reading, and where appropriate, design calculations are included. Online lecture resources are provided, with power point slides available for a selection of topics, featuring essential illustrations for use with presentations and handouts. The Handbook is an invaluable reference for students. It consolidates several years of study material into one comprehensive volume, suitable for a wide range of building and construction courses, including NVQs in Construction and the Built Environment, BTEC Nationals and Higher Nationals in Building Services Engineering, Construction and Civil Engineering, as well as construction related undergraduate degrees (such as Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Building Surveying, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building, Architectural Technology and Facilities Management) and professional examinations. Roger Greeno is a well-known author of construction texts. He has extensive practical and consultancy experience in the industry, in addition to lecturing at several colleges of further and higher education, and the University of Portsmouth. He has also examined for City & Guilds, Edexcel, the Chartered Institute of Building and the University of Reading. Roy Chudley's books on Building Construction have helped thousands of students gain their qualifications and pass exams. He was formerly a Senior Lecturer at Guildford College. * Topics presented in a highly visual and easy to understand layout * The market-leading bestseller for construction practice guidance * Ideal for students on general construction and building courses * An essential reference for the industry * Updated in line with revised Building Regulations * Website resources for lecturers available

Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry

Author: Floyd Vogt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111308268

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

View: 9775

Based on industry standards developed by the National Association of Home Builders and its Home Builders Institute, this comprehensive text covers the essentials of residential construction carpentry, including tools and materials, rough carpentry, and exterior and interior finish carpentry ensuring professional success on any jobsite. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY 3e features Procedure sections in nearly every chapter that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to understand key concepts and master important techniques. The Third Edition includes much new and updated material, including special green features exploring environmentally friendly building practices, and exercises incorporating local building codes. As always, safety is strongly emphasized with specific tips and precautions in every chapter. Supported by a full range of supplements, this text is easy to use as part of a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Carpentry & Construction

Author: Mark R. Miller,Rex Miller,Glenn E. Baker

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071440080

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 696

View: 1968

Every construction and remodelling job for residential carpentry is includedCan also be used by seasoned pros to aid in up-dating their professional information and job techniques, tools and procedures Up-dated to include improvements in equipment offerings to get the job done faster and better at smaller costs. Organized from starting the job to final construction methods and procedures, this comprehensive approach provides everything you need to plan, manage and complete the job.

Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction

Author: Cameron K. Andres,Ronald C. Smith

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131599239

Category: Architecture

Page: 610

View: 1784

This classic book provides an overview of the methods, equipment, and materials used in the construction of large commercial buildings. It makes an excellent source of general information—complete with diagrams, details, photographs, and worked examples of typical construction calculations such as earth moving calculation, formwork calculations, concrete pressures, and insulation values for building components. Revised content in this new 8th edition includes additional examples and homework problems for a complete review, superior illustrations, added video clips to the ancillary materials, and much, much more!

CET Green Building Construction Carpentry TG

Author: Nccer

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131394216


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Scenic Construction for the Stage

Key Skills for Carpenters

Author: Mark Tweed

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785004522

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

View: 3979

Scenic Construction for the Stage is a comprehensive guide to the practical processes involved in constructing scenery for the theatre. Offering key insight into the role of the scenic carpenter, Mark Tweed details the progression from interpreting design, model boxes and drawings, to material selection, fabrication and finishing. Additional topics include advice for developing accuracy, finish and consistency; tool selection and sharpening; CDM, Health and Safety; practical workshop mathematics and geometry, and how to fit ironmongery. With an in-depth but accessible approach, this practical book offers advice on how to start out and improve as a scenic carpenter, building a solid repertoire of reliable techniques and working practices to achieve professional results. Includes a foreword by Sir Kenneth Branagh and illustrated throughout with 350 colour photographs and 34 technical drawings and detailed step-by-step instructions.

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