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Carpentry & Construction (Carpentry & Construction)by Mark R. Miller
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A complete, step-by-step guide to CARPENTRY AND CONSTRUCTION
Revised and updated, Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition, takes you through every step of house construction in such detail that you can use it to build your own home Clear instructions, along with more than 1,500 photographs and illustrations, demonstrate each phase of construction--from selecting tools, to pouring the foundation, to finishing the interior. This how-to handbook also covers remodeling, additions, and repairs.
Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or a professional contractor, you'll find all the task-simplifying details you need for your projects, each logically organized by building stages. Learn how to tackle: Footings and foundations Framing and roofing Windows and doors Exterior and interior walls Wiring Plumbing Insulation Interior finishing Kitchen and bathroom remodeling Tiling Solar heating Termite prevention Skylights Fences, decks, and patios Private ater and sewage systems And much more
Featuring new material covering the latest green building options, tools of the trade, construction methods, code updates, and a 16-page color insert, this book helps you get the job done better and faster. There's no other resource that covers the home building process as thoroughly and expertly as Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition.
This comprehensive, step-by-step provides a complete overview of carpentry and construction for every aspect of the construction process--from worksite, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.
A fully revised and updated guide to each stage of building a structure--from the ground upThis comprehensive, step-by-step guide provides a complete overview of carpentry and construction for every aspect of the construction process--from worksite, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition takes you through each phase of home construction in such detail that you can use it to build a home. Clear instructions, along with 1,500 photographs and illustrations, show every step of the construction process--from selecting tools, to pouring the foundation, to finishing the interior. The book includes illustrated instructions for such projects as kitchen and bathroom remodeling, installing solar heating, building skylights, constructing fences, decks, and patios, and more. Information on the latest sustainable construction options is included.
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