Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry

Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry

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Based on industry standards developed by the National Association of Home Builders and its Home Builders Institute, this comprehensive text covers the essentials of residential construction carpentry, including tools and materials, rough carpentry, and exterior and interior finish carpentry ensuring professional success on any jobsite. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY 3e features Procedure sections in nearly every chapter that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to understand key concepts and master important techniques. The Third Edition includes much new and updated material, including special green features exploring environmentally friendly building practices, and exercises incorporating local building codes. As always, safety is strongly emphasized with specific tips and precautions in every chapter. Supported by a full range of supplements, this text is easy to use as part of a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Building codes specify such things as minimum size and spacing of lumber for wall framing, steepness of stairs, and fire rating of critical components. ... They also published the International Residential Code to cover home construction ( Fig. I-8). ... wI-w ...a aquot;rm-Ia€œ _- w IRE T {HTa#39;HNATIDNAL nt-a#39;IEITH Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learninganbsp;...

Title:Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry
Author:Floyd Vogt
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-06-08


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