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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Best of Fine Homebuilding: Framing Roofs

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Publisher Comments:

The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Framing Roofs. Updated and redesigned throughout, this book gives builders the very best and current information.

Synopsis:

Written by master carpenters, this collection of articles culled from the pages of "Fine Homebuilding" teaches readers the techniques that professionals use to measure, lay out, design, and build a wide variety of roofs.

Synopsis:

In Framing Roofs, Larry Haun and his brother Joe build the roof of a basic 1,600 square foot house. Starting from the top of the walls, they take you step-by-step through the entire process, showing you practical ways to organize tasks, streamline procedures, and handle the right tools and materials efficiently.

About the Author

Fine Homebuilding has been providing information and inspiration to everyone who cares about quality home improvement, renovation, and construction since 1981.

Table of Contents

  1. Roof framing simplified
  2. Roof framing revisited
  3. Framing gable ends
  4. Framing a cross-gable roof
  5. Framing a gable roof
  6. Framing a gable roof over a bay
  7. Finishing touches: fine gables
  8. Framing doghouse dormers
  9. Shed-dormer retrofit
  10. Raising an eyebrow
  11. Framing a hip roof
  12. Framing a bay window with irregular hips
  13. Ceiling joists for a hip roof
  14. Pagoda roof framing
  15. Framing a Dutch roof
  16. Putting the lid on
  17. Simplified valley framing
  18. Framing a second-story addition
  19. Valley framing for unequally pitched roofs
  20. West coast overhang
  21. Aligning eaves on irregularly pitched roofs
  22. Falling eaves
  23. Framing a cold roof
  24. Dummy rafter tails
  25. All about roof trusses
  26. Truss frame construction
  27. Raising roof trusses
  28. Building hip and valley roofs with trusses
  29. Strengthening plate-to-rafter connections
  30. Cornice construction
  31. Rethinking the cornice return
  32. Framing with trigonometry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561581474
Subtitle:
with Larry Haun
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Taunton Press
Author:
Editors of Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Haun, Larry
Location:
Newtown, Conn. :
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
Roofs
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Framing (building)
Subject:
Framing
Subject:
General House & Home
Edition Description:
2nd ed.
Series:
Fine Homebuilding DVD Workshop
Series Volume:
bk. 5
Publication Date:
19960715
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.98 x 8.56 x 0.41 in

Related Subjects

Engineering » Home Construction » Carpentry

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Product details 144 pages Taunton Press, Incorporated - English 9781561581474 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written by master carpenters, this collection of articles culled from the pages of "Fine Homebuilding" teaches readers the techniques that professionals use to measure, lay out, design, and build a wide variety of roofs.
"Synopsis" by ,
In Framing Roofs, Larry Haun and his brother Joe build the roof of a basic 1,600 square foot house. Starting from the top of the walls, they take you step-by-step through the entire process, showing you practical ways to organize tasks, streamline procedures, and handle the right tools and materials efficiently.
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