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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 morerefabricated 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. less

Edition/Copyright: (REV)00
Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox Co.
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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