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Carpentry and Building Construction

Carpentry and Building Construction - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0028386997

Cover of Carpentry and Building Construction 5TH 97 (ISBN 978-0028386997)
ISBN13: 978-0028386997
ISBN10: 002838699X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 97
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.
Published: 1997
International: No

List price: $85.50

Carpentry and Building Construction - 5TH 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0028386997

John Louis Feirer, Gilbert R. Hutchings and Mark D. Feirer

ISBN13: 978-0028386997
ISBN10: 002838699X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 97
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.

Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Students will learn to perform many quality construction tasks with guidance from the fifth edition of this classic comprehensive carpentry text. Hundreds of photos and drawings complement this well-designed and easy-to-follow text. New to this edition are School-to-Work connection activities linking the classroom and workplace. Appendices on metric construction, basic concepts of math and science, communication skills, and employability features have also been added.

Features:

  • Safety is emphasized throughout.
  • Cross-curricular activities build skills in math, science, language arts, and social studies.
  • A comprehensive glossary defines hundreds of carpentry terms.

Table of Contents

Careers in Construction

Planning, Design, and Building Codes

Reading Prints

Energy Efficiency

Wood as a Building Material

Plywood

Composition Panels

Framing Connectors and Engineered Wood

Safety

Hand Tools

Portable Circular Saw

Table Saw

Radial-Arm Saw

Power Miter Saw

Portable Electric Drill

Pneumatic Nailers and Staplers

Router

Saber Saw

Portable Sanders

Joiners, Planers, and Electric Planer

Plate Joiners

Scaffolds and Ladders

Locating the House on the Building Site

Concrete and Footings

Poured Concrete Foundation Walls

Concrete Block Foundation Walls

Slab and Flatwork

Framing Methods

Floor Framing

Wall Framing

Structural Wall Sheathing

Ceiling Framing

Roof Framing

Conventional Roof Framing with Common Rafters

Hip and Valley Rafters

Jack Rafters

Layout and Erection of the Roof Frame

Roof Trusses

Roof Sheathing

Roof Coverings

Ventilation

Roof Trim

Windows and Skylights

Exterior Doors and Frames

Exterior Walls: Siding and Brick

Thermal Insulation

Radiant Barriers and Vapor Barriers

Sound Insulation

Plaster and Drywall

Wood Paneling

Wood and Vinyl Flooring

Ceramic Tile

Stairs

Cabinets and Built-ins

Interior Trim and Interior Doors

Chimneys and Fireplaces

Protection Against Decay and Insect Damage

Scheduling

Plumbing, Electrical and Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Systems

Interior and Exterior Painting

Building Architectural Models

Construction Systems

Remodeling and Renovation

Manufactured Housing