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Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Book News Annotation:

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.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Part of our new Residential Construction Academy series, Carpentry 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 handbook is organized into four sections:

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 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.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Tools and Materials Chapter 1: Hand Tools Chapter 2: Power Tools Chapter 3: Wood and Wood Products Chapter 4: Fasteners Section 2 Rough Carpentry Chapter 5: Blueprints, Codes, and Building Layout Chapters 6: Concrete Form Construction Chapter 7: Floor Framing Chapter 8: Wall and Ceiling Framing Chapter 9: Scaffolds, Ladders, and Horses Chapter 10: Roof Framing Section 3 Exterior Finish Chapter 11: Windows and Doors Chapter 12: Roofing Chapter 13: Siding and Decks Section 4: Interior Finish Chapter 14: Insulation and Wall Finish Chapter 15: Interior Finish Chapter 16: Stair Framing and Finish Chapter 17: Cabinets and Countertops Glossary Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401813437
Author:
Vogt, Floyd
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Vogt, Floyd (Floyd Vogt)
Location:
Clifton Park, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
Housed construction
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Residential;Construction;Academy:;Carpentry;Trades
Subject:
carpentry; construction; RCA; Residential Construction Academy; power tool; building foundation; wall framing; finish carpentry
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Construction
Subject:
Academy:
Subject:
Trades
Subject:
RCA
Subject:
Residential Construction Academy
Subject:
power tool
Subject:
building foundation
Subject:
wall framing
Subject:
Finish carpentry.
Copyright:
Series:
Residential Construction Academy Series
Series Volume:
1273
Publication Date:
December 2002
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
29 cm. +

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Engineering » Construction » Carpentry
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Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry
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Product details 592 pages Delmar Thomson Learning - English 9781401813437 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , Part of our new Residential Construction Academy series, Carpentry 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 handbook is organized into four sections:
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