Synopses & Reviews
Whether you're framing your first house or your 51st, Precision Framing
will help you improve the way you work, with techniques to:
- Build squeak-free floors
- Frame straight walls
- Safely work with roof trusses
- Plan ahead for subcontractors
- Create site-built tools for fast and accurate measurements
Step-by-step instructions, 200 color photographs, and more than 40 detailed drawings show how to frame efficiently and accurately, from the mudsill to the roof.
Developed as a guide for the authors' crews, this book has evolved into a comprehensive framing handbook -- from basics to finishing techniques. It combines common sense, sound engineering, and craftsmanship. Custom framers can use these procedures -- or adapt them to their needs -- to achieve labor efficiency and excellent results every time.
About the Author
Based in Rhode Island, Rick Arnold has been a professional builder for over 20 years. A contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine, Arnold has written numerous articles about construction and remodeling. He also conducts seminars for builders at trade shows and conferences across the country.