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Carpentry 3RD Editionby Gaspar J Lewis
Synopses & Reviews
Carpentry, 3E continues to provide readers with all of the information needed to construct a light-frame building, from start to finish including concise explanations and detailed diagrams. Detailing some of the most important aspects of residential construction; locating a structure on a site, installing the foundation, framing the structure, finishing interior and exterior surfaces, finishing floors, and installing cabinetry, readers will find the answers they seek in this all-new edition of our best-selling carpentry book. With the latest safety considerations featured prominently in every chapter, Carpentry, 3E covers state-of-the-art tools and equipment, as well as the use of popular new construction materials such as engineered lumber and steel. Multiple construction options for the same process are presented, while topics such as scaffolding, rough and finished stairs and door installation are introduced at the point in the construction process when they are needed. As a result, the organization of Carpentry, 3E mirrors the construction process and provides a true window into current industry techniques and practices for its readers. Helpful hints reveal "tricks of the trade" that stem from decades of professional work experience, while "Building for Success" discussion topics provide glimpses into the construction industry as it is today. Review questions and discussion topics at the end of each unit, plus a glossary containing working definitions of key industry terms, are also included to ensure mastery.
This hands-on resource covers all aspects of carpentry, from the foundations of the building to the ridge. The material is presented in a logical, step-by-step format.
'The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. Carpentry, 4th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This new edition 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.'
Carpentry, 3 E continues to provide readers with all of the information needed to construct a light-frame building, from start to finish including concise explanations and detailed diagrams. Whether they are looking for insight into how best to locate a structure on a site, or methods for installing the foundation, framing the structure, finishing interior and exterior surfaces, or finishing floors or installing cabinetry, readers will find the answers they seek in this all-new edition of our best-selling carpentry book.
About the Author
Floyd Vogt is a sixth generation carpenter/contractor. He was raised in a family with a small business devoted to all phases of home construction and began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry from the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed re-modeler. In 1985, he began teaching at SUNY Delhi College of Technology in Delhi, NY. He is currently an Associate Professor of carpentry at Delhi, where he has taught many courses, including Light Framing, Advanced Framing, Math, Energy Efficient Construction, Finish Carpentry, and Estimating. Mr. Vogt is a Carpentry regional coordinator for Skills USA and serves as a post-secondary Skills USA student advisor.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 TOOLS AND MATERIALS; UNIT 1-WOOD AND LUMBER Chapter 1 Wood. Chapter 2 Lumber. UNIT 2- ENGINEERED PANELS Chapter 3 Rated Plywood and Panels. Chapter 4 Non-Structural Panels. UNIT 3-ENGINEERED LUMBER PRODUCTS Chapter 5 Laminated Veneer Lumber. Chapter 6 Parallel Strand and Laminated Strand Lumber. Chapter 7 Wood I-Beams. Chapter 8 Glued Laminated Beams. UNIT 4-FASTENERS Chapter 9 Nails, Screws, and Bolts. Chapter 10 Anchors and Adhesives. UNIT 5-HAND TOOLS Chapter 11 Layout Tools. Chapter 12 Boring and Cutting Tools. Chapter 13 Fastening and Dismantling Tools. UNIT 6- PORTABLE POWER TOOLS Chapter 14 Saws, Drills, and Drivers. Chapter 15 Planes, Routers, and Sanders. Chapter 16 Fastening Tools. UNIT 7-STATIONARY POWER TOOLS Chapter 17 Circular Saw Blades. Chapter 18 Radial Arm and Miter Saw. Chapter 19 Table Saw. UNIT 8-BLUE PRINTS AND BUILDING CODES Chapter 20 Understanding Drawings. Chapter 21 Floor Plan. Chapter 22 Sections and Elevations. Chapter 23 Plot and Foundation Plans. Chapter 24 Building Codes and Regulations. SECTION 2 ROUGH CARPENTRY; UNIT 9-BUILDING LAYOUT Chapter 25 Leveling and Layout Instruments. Chapter 26 Laying Out Foundation Lines. UNIT 10-CONCRETE AND CONCRETE FORMS Chapter 27 Characteristics of Concrete. Chapter 28 Forms for Slabs, Walks, and Driveways. Chapter 29 Wall and Column Forms. Chapter 30 Stair Forms. UNIT 11-FLOOR FRAMING Chapter 31 Types of Frame Construction. Chapter 32 Layout and Construction of the Floor Frame. Chapter 33 Construction to Prevent Termites and Fungi. UNIT 12-WALL FRAMING Chapter 34 Exterior Wall Frame Parts. Chapter 35 Framing the Exterior Wall. UNIT 13-INTERIOR ROUGH WORK Chapter 36 Ceiling Joists and Partitions. Chapter 37 Backing, Blocking, and Bases. Chapter 38 Metal Framing. UNIT 14 SCAFFOLDS, LADDERS, AND HORSES Chapter 39 Wood, Metal, and Pump Jack Scaffolds. Chapter 40 Brackets, Horses, and Ladders. UNIT 15-ROOF FRAMING Chapter 41 Roof Types and Terms. Chapter 42 Gable and Gambrel Roofs. Chapter 43 Hip Roofs. Chapter 44 Intersecting Roofs. Chapter 45 Shed Roofs, Dormers, and Special Framing Problems. UNIT 16-STAIR FRAMING Chapter 47 Stairways and Stairwells. Chapter 48 Stair Layout and Construction. UNIT 17-INSULATION AND VENTILATION Chapter 49 Thermal and Acoustical Insulation. Chapter 50 Condensation and Ventilation. SECTION 3 EXTERIOR FINISH; UNIT 18-ROOFING Chapter 51 Asphalt Shingles. Chapter 52 Roll Roofing. Chapter 53 Wood Shingles and Shakes. Chapter 54 Flashing. UNIT 19-WINDOWS Chapter 55 Window Terms and Types. Chapter 56 Window Installation and Glazing. UNIT 20-EXTERIOR DOORS Chapter 57 Door Frame Construction and Installation. Chapter 58 Door Fitting and Hanging. Chapter 59 Door Lock Installation. UNIT 21-SIDING AND CORNICE CONSTRUCTION Chapter 60 Wood Siding Types and Sizes. Chapter 61 Applying Horizontal and Vertical Wood Siding. Chapter 62 Wood Shingle and Shake Siding. Chapter 63 Aluminum and Vinyl Siding. Chapter 64 Cornice Terms and Design. Chapter 65 Gutters and Downspouts. UNIT 22-PORCHES, DECKS AND FENCES Chapter 66 Porch and Deck Construction. Chapter 67 Fence Design and Erection. SECTION 4 INTERIOR FINISH; UNIT 23-DRYWALL CONSTRUCTION Chapter 68 Gypsum Board. Chapter 69 Single and Multi-Layer Drywall Application. Chapter 70 Concealing Fasteners and Joints. UNIT 24-WALL PANELING AND WALL TILE Chapter 71 Types of Wall Paneling. Chapter 72 Application of Wall Paneling. Chapter 73 Ceramic Wall Tile. UNIT 25-CEILING FINISH Chapter 74 Suspended Ceilings. Chapter 75 Ceiling Tile. UNIT 26-INTERIOR DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES Chapter 76 Description of Interior Doors. Chapter 77 Installation of Interior Doors and Door Frames. UNIT 27-INTERIOR TRIM Chapter 78 Description and Application of Molding. Chapter 79 Application of Door Casings, Base and Window Trim. UNIT 28-STAIR FINISH Chapter 80 Description of Stair Finish. Chapter 81 Finishing the Stair Body. Chapter 82 Balustrade Installation. UNIT 29-FINISH DOORS Chapter 83 Description of Wood Finish Floor. Chapter 84 Laying Wood Finish Floors. Chapter 85 Underlayment and Resilient Tile. UNIT 30-CABINETS AND COUNTER TOPS Chapter 86 Description and Installation of Manufactured Cabinets. Chapter 87 Counter tops and Cabinet Components.
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