Precision Framing

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Developed as a guide for the authors' crews, this book has evolved into a comprehensive framing handbook — from basics to finishing techniques. It combines common sense, sound engineering, and craftsmanship. Custom framers can use these procedures — or adapt them to their needs — to achieve labor efficiency and excellent results every time.

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Overview

Developed as a guide for the authors' crews, this book has evolved into a comprehensive framing handbook — from basics to finishing techniques. It combines common sense, sound engineering, and craftsmanship. Custom framers can use these procedures — or adapt them to their needs — to achieve labor efficiency and excellent results every time.

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Fine Homebuilding
Based on the manual that they (Mike Guertin & Rick Arnold) created for their own framing crews, this hands-on guide offers both custom-home builders and novices step-by-step instructions for building a quality frame, starting at the mudsill and going right up to the ridge.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561584635
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Series: For Pros By Pros Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 820,179
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Guertin is a custom home builder and remodeler with more than twenty-five years experience specializing in energy and resource efficient construction. He is a contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and an advisor to www.greenbuildingadvisor.com. Mr. Guertin also teaches construction "best practices" techniques to builders, architects and technical school students and educators and leads training for architects, building officials, builders and trade contractors at construction trade shows and conferences, including the International Builders Show, JLC Live, the International Roofing Show and the Remodeling Show.

Based in Rhode Island, Rick Arnold has been a professional builder for over 20 years. A contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine, Arnold has written numerous articles about construction and remodeling. He also conducts seminars for builders at trade shows and conferences across the country.

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