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Measuring, Marking, and Layout: A Builder's Guide (For Pros/By Pros)by John Carroll
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You don't have to invest a fortune in space-age gadgetry to make accurate measurements, and you don't need advanced training in math to build complex houses. Author John Carroll provides dozens of beautifully simple techniques for highly accurate measuring, marking, and layout using a number of basic tools.
Good habits of measuring and marking not only ensure high quality but also save materials and money and increase productivity. Measuring, Marking and Layout shows how to do the job right the first time.
If you find it more enjoyable to end up with clean, professional-looking work than with sloppy work, Measuring, Marking and Layout gives you what you want.
-- Provides simple techniques for accurate measuring using a number of basic tools
About the Author
John Carroll began his career in the late 1960s roofing houses during summer vacations from high school. He is still building and repairing houses in and near Durham, N.C. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding and JCL magazines and is the author of three books on building.
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