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Publisher Comments:

The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. Carpentry, 4th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This edition includes new materials and techniques with updated references to the International Residential Code (IRC), as well as a national approach to construction styles that takes into account regional variations caused by local environmental factors

Synopsis:

Carpentry, 3 E continues to provide readers with all of the information needed to construct a light-frame building, from start to finish including concise explanations and detailed diagrams. Whether they are looking for insight into how best to locate a structure on a site, or methods for installing the foundation, framing the structure, finishing interior and exterior surfaces, or finishing floors or installing cabinetry, readers will find the answers they seek in this all-new edition of our best-selling carpentry book.

About the Author

Floyd Vogt is a sixth generation carpenter/contractor. He was raised in a family with a small business devoted to all phases of home construction and began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry from the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed re-modeler. In 1985, he began teaching at SUNY Delhi College of Technology in Delhi, NY. He is currently an Associate Professor of carpentry at Delhi, where he has taught many courses, including Light Framing, Advanced Framing, Math, Energy Efficient Construction, Finish Carpentry, and Estimating. Mr. Vogt is a Carpentry regional coordinator for Skills USA and serves as a post-secondary Skills USA student advisor.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Wood Chapter 2 Lumber Chapter 3 Rated Plywood and Panels Chapter 4 Nonstructural Panels Chapter 5 Laminated Veneer Lumber Chapter 6 Parallel Strand Lumber and Laminated Strand Lumber Chapter 7 Wood I-Beams Chapter 8 Glue-Laminated Lumber Chapter 9 Nails, Screws, and Bolts Chapter 10 Anchors and Adhesives Chapter 11 Layout Tools Chapter 12 Boring and Cutting Tools Chapter 13 Fastening and Dismantling Tools Chapter 14 Saws, Drills, and Drivers Chapter 15 Planes, Routers, and Sanders Chapter 16 Fastening Tools Chapter 17 Circular Saw Blades Chapter 18 Radial Arm and Miter Saws Chapter 19 Table Saws Chapter 20 Understanding Blueprints Chapter 21 Floor Plans Chapter 22 Sections and Elevations Chapter 23 Plot and Foundation Plans Chapter 24 Building Codes and Zoning Regulations Chapter 27 Characteristics of Concrete Chapter 28 Forms for Slabs, Walks, and Driveways Chapter 29 Wall and Column Forms Chapter 30 Stair Forms Chapter 31 Types of Frame Construction Chapter 32 Layout and Construction of the Floor Frame Chapter 33 Construction to Prevent Termite Attack Chapter 34 Exterior Wall Frame Parts Chapter 35 Framing the Exterior Wall Chapter 36 Ceiling, Joists, and Partitions Chapter 37 Backing and Blocking Chapter 38 Metal Framing Chapter 39 Wood, Metal, and Pump Jack Scaffolds Chapter 40 Brackets, Horses, and Ladders Chapter 41 Roof Types and Terms Chapter 42 Gable and Gambrel Roofs Chapter 43 Hip Roofs Chapter 44 Intersecting Roofs Chapter 45 Shed Roofs, Dormers, and Special Framing Problems Chapter 46 Trussed Roofs Chapter 47 Stairways and Stairwells Chapter 48 Stair Layout and Construction Chapter 49 Thermal and Acoustical Insulation Chapter 50 Condensation and Ventilation Chapter 51 Asphalt Shingles Chapter 52 Roll Roofing Chapter 53 Wood Shingles and Shakes Chapter 54 Flashing Chapter 55 Window Terms and Types Chapter 56 Window Installation and Glazing Chapter 57 Door Frame Construction and Installation Chapter 58 Door Fitting and Hanging Chapter 59 Installing Exterior Door Locksets Chapter 60 Wood Siding Types and Sizes Chapter 61 Applying Horizontal and Vertical Wood Siding Chapter 62 Wood Shingle and Shake Siding Chapter 63 Aluminum and Vinyl Siding Chapter 64 Cornice Terms and Design Chapter 65 Gutters and Downspouts Chapter 66 Deck and Porch Construction Chapter 67 Fence Design and Erection Chapter 68 Gypsum Board Chapter 69 Single-Layer and Multilayer Drywall Application Chapter 70 Concealing Fasteners and Joints Chapter 71 Types of Wall Paneling Chapter 72 Application of Wall Paneling Chapter 73 Ceramic Wall Tile Chapter 74 Suspended Ceilings Chapter 75 Ceiling Tile Chapter 76 Description of Interior Doors Chapter 77 Installation of Interior Doors and Door Frames Chapter 78 Description and Application of Molding Chapter 79 Application of Door Casings, Base, and Window Trim Chapter 80 Description of Stair Finish Chapter 81 Finishing the Stair Body of Open and Closed Staircases Chapter 82 Balustrade Installation Chapter 83 Description of Wood Finish Floors Chapter 84 Laying Wood Finish Floor Chapter 85 Underlayment and Resilient Tile Chapter 86 Description and Installation of Manufactured Cabinets Chapter 87 Countertops and Cabinet Components

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401870690
Author:
Vogt, Floyd
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Author:
Lewis, Gaspar J.
Author:
Vogt, Floyd (Floyd Vogt)
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
November 2005
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
880
Dimensions:
11.00x8.90x1.43 in. 4.49 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Carpentry, 3 E continues to provide readers with all of the information needed to construct a light-frame building, from start to finish including concise explanations and detailed diagrams. Whether they are looking for insight into how best to locate a structure on a site, or methods for installing the foundation, framing the structure, finishing interior and exterior surfaces, or finishing floors or installing cabinetry, readers will find the answers they seek in this all-new edition of our best-selling carpentry book.
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