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Modern Carpentry - (rev edition

Modern Carpentry (ISBN10: 156637569X; ISBN13: 9781566375696)
ISBN13: 978-1566375696
ISBN10: 156637569X

Summary: Modern Carpentry is a colorful, easy-to-understand source of authoritative and up-to-date information on building materials and construction methods. The text provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout; foundations; framing; sheathing; roofing; windows and doors; exterior finish; and interior wall, floor, and ceiling finish. Special emphasis is placed on the use of modern tools, materials, and p
refabricated components in the application of interior trim, and the construction of stairs and cabinetwork.
  • Uses clear, nontechnical language and detailed illustrations to provide the clearest presentation of any carpentry book on the market.
  • Units are arranged in a logical sequence -- similar to the order in which various phases of construction are performed.
  • Includes step-by-step procedures, which are set off from the text.
  • Separate unit devoted to safety, plus additional safety material printed in red type throughout the text.
  • Provides detailed coverage of residential and light commercial construction.
  • Math appendix covers skills required for carpentry.
  • Chapters include Review Questions to reinforce technical concepts, while Outside Assignments provide hands-on activities and development of important math skills.
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Summary: Modern Carpentry is a colorful, easy-to-understand source of authoritative and up-to-date information on building materials and construction methods. The text provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout; foundations; framing; sheathing; roofing; windows and doors; exterior finish; and interior wall, floor, and ceiling finish. Special emphasis is placed on the use of modern tools, materials, and prefabricated components in the application of interior trim, and the construction of stairs and cabinetwork.
  • Uses clear, nontechnical language and detailed illustrations to provide the clearest presentation of any carpentry book on the market.
  • Units are arranged in a logical sequence -- similar to the order in which various phases of construction are performed.
  • Includes step-by-step procedures, which are set off from the text.
  • Separate unit devoted to safety, plus additional safety material printed in red type throughout the text.
  • Provides detailed coverage of residential and light commercial construction.
  • Math appendix covers skills required for carpentry.
  • Chapters include Review Questions to reinforce technical concepts, while Outside Assignments provide hands-on activities and development of important math skills.
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Edition/Copyright: (REV)00
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Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox Co.
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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