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Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry / Edition 2

Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry / Edition 2

by Floyd Vogt


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ISBN-13: 9781418001834
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/07/2007
Series: Residential Construction Academy Ser.
Edition description: REV
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About 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 courses including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor emeritus 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 of CARPENTRY, Fifth Edition, and a member of a local town board.

After completing a B.S. in geology and a graduate internship in remote sensing, Gary Brackett worked for local contractors while contemplating career choices. Thoroughly enjoying the field work, he took steps to become a self-employed contractor, spending 16 years in residential construction before taking a teaching position in SUNY Delhi's carpentry program. While there, he taught a variety of courses related to residential construction, including light frame construction, advanced framing, finish carpentry, cabinetmaking, millwork, woodcarving, and more. Hired as an instructor, he progressed through the ranks to full professor. Mr. Brackett moved into the Construction Technology and Management program in 2013, where he teaches residential building systems I and II, construction materials, architectural graphics, design-build management, sustainable building practices, building science, residential millwork, and more. He was instrumental in landing a grant from the National Housing Endowment to create a Residential Construction Management track at SUNY Delhi. Gary is often involved in hands-on projects to help students gain practical experience through applied learning, and he is currently designing and building several tiny houses for use in the community. He also holds an M.S. in education from SUNY Oswego, is the author of DEWALT CARPENTRY AND FRAMING, and contributes to other publications.

Table of Contents

Part I: TOOLS AND MATERIALS. 1. Hand Tools. 2. Hand Power Tools. 3. Stationary Power Tools. 4. Wood and Wood Products. 5. Fasteners. Part II: ROUGH CARPENTRY. 6. Jobsite Safety and Construction Aids. 7. Building Plans and Codes. 8. Building Layout. 9. Concrete Form Construction. 10. Floor Framing. 11. Wall and Ceiling Framing. 12. Roof Framing. Part III: EXTERIOR FINISH. 13. Roofing. 14. Windows and Doors. 15. Siding and Decks. Part IV: INTERIOR FINISH. 16. Insulation and Ventilation. 17. Wall Finish. 18. Interior Finish. 19. Stair Framing and Finish. 20. Cabinets and Countertops.

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