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Publisher Comments:

Homebuilding Basics: Carpentry is the essential manual for anyone who isn't fortunate enough to have a carpentry teacher as wise and knowledgeable as Larry Haun. With close to 50 years of production framing experience, Haun offers newcomers to the trade smart ways to build efficiently, accurately, and safely. It's the only current book with complete coverage of basic carpentry techniques. Beginning carpenters, vocational teachers, and homeowners will find step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations, color photographs, and drawings on every aspect of building.

Book News Annotation:

Color photos and clear text explain the mechanics and details of wood frame construction, offering step-by-step instructions for building a house. Material is geared toward beginners, with advice, tips, and information on safety. Homeowners will learn how to use basic tools and techniques; news tradesmen will learn carpentry skills the way they are actually used on the job; and teachers will find help in creating a course for beginning carpenters.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Beginning carpenters, vocational teachers, and homeowners will find step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations, color photographs, and drawings on every aspect of building. 138 color photos, 62 drawings.

Synopsis:

Drawing on his half-century of experience as a builder, the author outlines step-by-step instructions on how to construct a home safely, complete with trade tips and shortcuts from the pros. IP.

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. ch. 1.Hand tools
  2. ch. Power tools
  3. ch. 3.On the job site
  4. ch. 4.Framing floors
  5. ch. 5.Walls and ceilings
  6. ch. 6.Roofs
  7. ch. 7.Stairs
  8. ch. 8.Finish details.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561581672
Author:
Haun, Larry
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Editors of Fine Homebuilding
Location:
Newtown, Conn.
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - Carpentry
Subject:
Home Construction-Carpentry
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
For Pros By Pros
Series Volume:
v. 7
Publication Date:
19990401
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.8 x 8.4 x 0.8 in 2.64 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Beginning carpenters, vocational teachers, and homeowners will find step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations, color photographs, and drawings on every aspect of building. 138 color photos, 62 drawings.
"Synopsis" by , Drawing on his half-century of experience as a builder, the author outlines step-by-step instructions on how to construct a home safely, complete with trade tips and shortcuts from the pros. IP.
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