This new edition for Carpentry from Delmar's Residential Construction Academy Series, introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this book is organized into four sections; "Tools and Materials", "Rough Carpentry", "Exterior Finish", and "Interior Finish". New topics have been added in this edition to the Power Tool, Building Foundation, Wall Framing and Finish Carpentry chapters. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, nearly every chapter contains special "Procedure" sections that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to master tasks. Safety is emphasized and safety cautions are highlighted throughout. Definitions of industry terms at the start of each chapter are also included to help facilitate learning.
One of a series of textbooks and other teaching material for a curriculum devised by the (US) National Association of Home Builders. It is intended to be augmented by hands-on supervised application. Many color drawings and photographs are included. - SciTech Book News March 2003
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.