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Homebuilding Basics Carpeby Larry Haun
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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)
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.
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.
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