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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, 5th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, site work, layout, footings, foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, flooring, and more. This text provides a unique blend of all the need-to-know information for both traditional and up-to-date construction practices. Beginning with the layout of the building and finishing with trim carpentry, each section features step-by-step procedures for key carpentry jobs, critical safety information, tips of the trade, and insight into the construction industry. Stunning, photo-realistic drawings convey many concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information.

What's Wrong with this Picture?: At the end of each unit, this new feature poses questions about a photograph which shows a situation in which one or more things is wrong. The companion photo shows the situation corrected with a textual description of the problem and how it was corrected.

Estimating Formulas: At the end of some chapters, a description of an estimating process is followed by an "Estimating Formula" -a figure that summarizes in a table the shorthand estimating formulas and includes an example. The summarizing graphic makes the estimating content more user-friendly and provides an application opportunity.

Going Green Tips: Throughout the text this feature will highlight environmental resources and green building techniques, focusing onsustainability and eco-friendly architecture.

Updated Content to Reflect Changes in The Industry: The author has streamlined content and cut material based on the latest innovations in residential construction.

Refined Illustration and Photo Program: The full-color design showcases photo-realistic line art and dozens of new photos offering a realistic representation of residential construction from which learners can make practical connections between descriptions and application of concepts.

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"Writing is clear and accessible to the average student. I have no issues. I appreciate that Mr. Vogt allows that different part of the country have different terms for the same thing . . . Mr. Vogt strikes a very good balance. The rigor is right for the level of student I see— not too remedial, and not beyond reach . . . Clear, concise narrative and excellent graphics… I find the step-by-step procedures to be some of the strongest aspects of the book." "For its deft narrative and illustrations of a difficulty topic, I think chapter 43 (Hip Roofs) is quite strong."

"[The strongest selling point of the Vogt text is] its clear concise use of language, both in tone and content, and excellent detailed drawings and step by step procedures—the look of precision without obfuscation." "I think the writing in the unit [Unit 15] is exceptional in its manner of making the complex and potentially confusing subject of roof framing as clear as possible."

:"The vocabulary, tone, and writing level are very comfortable for the student… The Step-by-Step Procedures are well liked by the students." "All supplements are being utilized in our course. The Powerpoint presentations are instrumental when it comes to visualization aspects. The workbook works well in the development of student study guides for quizzes and test. The test bank saves a lot of time for the instructor and the ability to pick and choose within the test bank makes it especially nice."

"I am very impressed with the step by step procedures and the artwork. It is very obvious that the author is a true professional. The scenarios are very relevant."

"[The strongest units are] Section 1 and the units on framing. The units are clear and understandable for the newbies coming into the field… [The Vogt text is]straight to the point, not any embellishing. Written at the proper grade level."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133607366
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/26/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1040
  • Sales rank: 255,230
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

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 program, where his course responsibilities include residential construction, AutoCAD, construction seminar, and physical science applications. He has also served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and as a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor. Mr. Vogt is also the co-author or CARPENTRY, 6E and he is a member of a local town planning board.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. SECTION I: TOOLS AND MATERIALS. UNIT 1. Wood and Lumber. 1. Wood. 2. Lumber. UNIT 2. Engineered Panels. 3. Rated Plywood and Panel. 4. Nonstructural Panels. UNIT 3. Engineered Lumber Products. 5. Laminated Veneer Lumber. 6. Parallel Strand Lumber and Laminated Strand Lumber. 7. Wood I-Joists. 8. Glue-Laminated Lumber. UNIT 4. Fasteners. 9. Nails, Screws, and Bolts. 10. Anchors and Adhesives. UNIT 5. Hand Tools. 11. Layout Tools. 12. Boring and Cutting Tools. 13. Fastening and Dismantling Tools. UNIT 6. Portable Power Tools. 14. Saws, Drills, and Drivers. 15. Planes, Routers, and Sanders. 16. Fastening Tools. UNIT 7. Stationary Power Tools. 17. Circular Saw Blades. 18. Radial Arm and Miter Saws. 19. Table Saws. UNIT 8. Jobsite Safety and Scaffolds 20. Jobsite Safety and Construction Aids. 21. Scaffolds UNIT 9. Architectural Plans and Building Codes 22. Understanding Architectural Plans. 23. Floor Plans. 24. Sections and Elevations. 25. Plot and Foundation Plans. 26. Building Codes and Zoning Regulations. SECTION II: ROUGH CARPENTRY. UNIT 10. Building Layout. 27. Leveling and Layout Tools. 28. Laying Out Foundation Lines. UNIT 11. Concrete Form Construction. 29. Foundations and Concrete. 30. Flatwork Forms. 31. Vertical Formwork. 32. Concrete Stair Forms. 33. Foundation Damp Proofing and Termite Control UNIT 12. Floor Framing. 34. Wood Frame Construction. 35. Layout and Construction of the Floor Frame. UNIT 13. Exterior Wall Framing. 36. Exterior Wall Frame Parts. 37. Framing the Exterior Wall. UNIT 14. Interior Rough Work. 38. Interior Partitions and Ceiling Joists. 39. Backing, Blocking, and Furring. 40. Steel Framing. UNIT 15. Roof Framing. 41. Roof Types and Terms. 42. Gable and Shed Roofs. 43. Trussed Roofs. UNIT 16. Advanced Roof Framing. 44. Hip Roofs. 45. Intersecting Roofs. 46. Advanced Roofing Details. UNIT 17. Stair Framing. 47. Stairways and Stair Design. 48. Stair Layout and Construction. UNIT 18. Insulation and Ventilation. 49. Thermal and Acoustical Insulation. 50. Condensation and Ventilation SECTION III: EXTERIOR FINISH. UNIT 19. Roofing. 51. Asphalt Shingles and Tile Roofing. 52. Wood Shingles and Shakes. 53. Flashing. UNIT 20. Windows. 54. Window Terms and Types. 55. Window Installation and Glazing. UNIT 21. Exterior Doors. 56. Door Frame Construction and Installation. 57. Door Fitting and Hanging. 58. Installing Exterior Door Hardware. UNIT 22. Siding and Cornice Construction. 59. Siding Types and Sizes. 60. Applying Vertical and Horizontal Siding. 61. Wood Shingle and Shake Siding. 62. Aluminum and Vinyl Siding. 63. Cornice Terms and Design. 64. Gutters and Downspouts. UNIT 23. Decks, Porches, and Fences. 65. Deck and Porch Construction. 66. Fence Design and Erection. SECTION IV: INTERIOR FINISH. UNIT 24. Drywall Construction. 67. Gypsum Board. 68. Single-Layer and Multilayer Drywall Application. 69. Concealing Fasteners and Joints. UNIT 25. Wall Paneling and Ceiling Finish. 70. Types of Wall Paneling. 71. Application of Wall Paneling. 72. Ceramic Tile. 73. Ceilings. UNIT 26. Finish Floors. 74. Description of Wood Finish Floors. 75. Laying Wood Finish Floor. 76. Underlayment and Resilient Tile. UNIT 27. Interior Doors and Door Frames. 77. Description of Interior Doors. 78. Installation of Interior Doors and Door Frames. UNIT 28. Interior Trim. 79. Description and Application of Molding. 80. Application of Door Casings, Base, and Window Trim. UNIT 29. Stair Finish. 81. Description of Stair Finish. 82. Finishing Open and Closed Staircases. 83. Balustrade Installation. UNIT 30. Cabinets and Countertops. 84. Cabinet Design and Installation. 85. Cabinet Construction.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2013

    This is the 5th edition repackaged with new colors

    This is the 5th edition repackaged with new colors

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