Measuring, Marking and Layout: A Builder's Guide

Measuring, Marking and Layout: A Builder's Guide

by John Carroll
     
 

You don't have to invest a fortune in space-age gadgetry to make accurate measurements, and you don't need advanced training in math to build complex houses. Author John Carroll provides dozens of beautifully simple techniques for highly accurate measuring, marking, and layout using a number of basic tools.

Good habits of measuring and marking not only ensure

Overview

You don't have to invest a fortune in space-age gadgetry to make accurate measurements, and you don't need advanced training in math to build complex houses. Author John Carroll provides dozens of beautifully simple techniques for highly accurate measuring, marking, and layout using a number of basic tools.

Good habits of measuring and marking not only ensure high quality but also save materials and money and increase productivity. Measuring, Marking & Layout shows how to do the job right the first time.

If you find it more enjoyable to end up with clean, professional-looking work than with sloppy work, Measuring, Marking & Layout gives you what you want.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561583355
Publisher:
Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
For Pros By Pros Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
854,339
Product dimensions:
8.01(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

John Carroll began his career in the late 1960s roofing houses during summer vacations from high school. He is still building and repairing houses in and near Durham, N.C. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding and JCL magazines and is the author of three books on building.

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