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Overview

A complete, step-by-step guide to CARPENTRY AND CONSTRUCTION

Revised and updated, Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition, takes you through every step of house construction in such detail that you can use it to build your own home! Clear instructions, along with more than 1,500 photographs and illustrations, demonstrate each phase of construction—from selecting tools, to pouring the foundation, to finishing the interior. This how-to handbook also covers remodeling, additions, and repairs.

Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or a professional contractor, you'll find all the task-simplifying details you need for your projects, each logically organized by building stages. Learn how to tackle:

  • Footings and foundations
  • Framing and roofing
  • Windows and doors
  • Exterior and interior walls
  • Wiring
  • Plumbing
  • Insulation
  • Interior finishing
  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Tiling
  • Solar heating
  • Termite prevention
  • Skylights
  • Fences, decks, and patios
  • Private ater and sewage systems
  • And much more

Featuring new material covering the latest green building options, tools of the trade, construction methods, code updates, and a 16-page color insert, this book helps you get the job done better and faster. There's no other resource that covers the home building process as thoroughly and expertly as Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071624718
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/20/2009
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 784
  • Sales rank: 267,713
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark R. Miller is a professor of Technology and coordinator for the Industrial Management programs for the School of HRD & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler.

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University of New York at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums at the college level for more than 40 years.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Let's Get Started; Chapter 2. Site Preparation; Chapter 3. Footings and Foundations; Chapter 4. Concrete Slabs and Floors; Chapter 5. Floor Frames; Chapter 6. Framing Walls; Chapter 7. Framing the Roof; Chapter 8. Roofs and Roofing; Chapter 9. Windows and Doors; Chapter 10. Exterior Walls; Chapter 11. House Wiring; Chapter 12. Plumbing; Chapter 13. Insulation; Chapter 14. Interior Walls and Ceilings; Chapter 15. Interior Finishing; Chapter 16. Special Construction Methods; Chapter 17. Maintenance and Remodeling; Chapter 18. The Carpenter and the Industry; Chapter 19. Bathrooms; Chapter 20. Construction for Solar Heating; Chapter 21. Alternative Framing Methods; Chapter 22. Alternative Foundation Systems; Chapter 23. Private Water Systems; Chapter 24. Private Sewage Facilities

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2009

    One of the nation's best selling Carpentry books. This is the fifth edition and better than ever with over 64 color pictures of details.

    An advanced review of the book shows great promise for the trade. It has an approach that makes it easy to follow and better than ever. I fully enjoyed reading and studying this advanced copy. Should be great for use in vocational classes, industrial arts, and private private trade schools.
    Covers the residential field with an approach that embraces the student and professional alike...useful without being boring and helpful for upgrading any level of skill. A must for anyone, do-it-yourselfer, or pro.
    Well worth the price and a keeper well after it is studied and treasured.
    I highly recommend it. Don't let it "get away."

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