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Modern Carpentry: Essential Skills for the Building Tradesby Willis H Wagner
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Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing procedures for interior walls, floors, and ceilings. Beyond a solid discussion of building basics, this text covers special topics, such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks. Systems-built housing, remodeling, solar construction, and painting and decorating are also covered.
"Modern Carpentry" provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction. Throughout the text, safe working practices are emphasized and special attention is paid to proper use of tools, materials, and prefabricated components.
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
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