Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Text / Edition 6

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Provides students with quality construction skills.

This comprehensive carpentry textbook focuses on residential construction that is also applicable for light commercial construction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078227028
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/3/2003
  • Edition description: Student Text
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 992
  • Sales rank: 375,260
  • Age range: 11 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Preparing to BuildChapter 1 The Construction IndustryChapter 2 Building Codes and PlanningChapter 3 Reading and Drawing PlansChapter 4 Estimating and SchedulingUnit 2: Tools and EquipmentChapter 5 Construction Safety and HealthChapter 6 Hand ToolsChapter 7 Power SawsChapter 8 Electric DrillsChapter 9 Power Tools for Shaping and JoiningChapter 10 Power Nailers and StaplersChapter 11 Ladders and ScaffoldsUnit 3: Building FoundationsChapter 12 Concrete As a Building MaterialChapter 13 Locating the House on the Building SiteChapter 14 Foundation WallsChapter 15 Concrete FlatworkUnit 4: Wood Frame CarpentryChapter 16 Wood As a Building MaterialChapter 17 Engineered LumberChapter 18 Engineered Panel ProductsChapter 19 Framing MethodsChapter 20 Floor FramingChapter 21 Wall Framing and SheathingChapter 22 Basic Roof FramingChapter 23 Hip, Valley, and Jack RaftersChapter 24 Roof Assembly and SheathingChapter 25 Roof TrussesUnit 5: Steel Frame ConstructionChapter 26 Steel Framing BasicsChapter 27 Steel Framing ProceduresUnit 6: Closing in the StructureChapter 28 Windows and SkylightsChapter 29 Residential DoorsChapter 30 Roof CoveringsChapter 31 Roof Edge DetailsChapter 32 SidingChapter 33 Brick VeneerUnit 7: Finish CarpentryChapter 34 StairwaysChapter 35 Molding and TrimChapter 36 Cabinets and CountertopsChapter 37 Wall PanelingUnit 8: Completing the StructureChapter 38 MechanicalsChapter 39 Insulation and VentilationChapter 40 Drywall and PlasterChapter 41 Exterior and Interior FinishesChapter 42 Wood FlooringChapter 43 Resilient Flooring and Ceramic TileChapter 44 Chimneys and FireplacesChapter 45 Decks and Porches

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