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Basics for Builders: Framing and Rough Carpentry

Featuring more than 350 AUTOCAD-generated design details, this book provides a graphic medium of communication among architects, engineers and contractors engaged in the design and construction of wood framed buildings. Design calculations are clearly presented to explain UBC structural load and force requirements for various parts of a building. The structural details and assemblies are also shown to illustrate the translation of design calculations into practical field applications. All design details are camera-ready, and all calculations and designs are based on current code requirements

A master carpenter's comprehensive guide to the craft, with over 900 illustrations. Includes sections on tools, materials, rough carpentry, exterior finishing, furniture

A comprehensive guide to building or remodeling a home, from planning and site preparation to interior finishing. The instructions are simple, the 1,300 photographs and drawings uncommonly clear. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Since its founding in 1976, the non-profit Habitat for Humanity International has built more than 255,000 houses for more than one million people and families in need world wide. First published in 2002, "Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House "has helped thousands more build simple, energy-efficient homes of their own by helping guide them from foundation to roof, through all interior finishes and fixtures. Written by long-time carpenter and Habitat volunteer, Larry Haun, this extensive revision features up-to-date information on residential codes, construction methods, and materials — as well as an updated design inside and out. Haun also provides new sections on tools, siding, ventilation, and landscaping. With Clear information on everything from obtaining a site and permit to finishing touches like installing door locks and cabinets, this is the best single-volume resource for the beginning homebuilder.
Full of detailed construction drawings, this book covers cut roofs, bolted truss roofs, trussed rafter roofs, trimmed openings and ventilation.   A major section deals with loft to attic room conversions, giving guidance on planning procedures, as well as dealing with structural matters and specifying conversion work.   The Fourth Edition features a new chapter covering the growing number of engineered timber components available in the house building industry. The use of I beams and roof cassettes is detailed for roof and room-in-the-roof construction. The text has been fully updated to current standards and features additional detailed construction drawings. The chapters on attic conversion and construction have been expanded and a new attic conversion decision flow chart added.   The book will prove invaluable to architects, house builders, roof carpenters, building control officers, trussed rafter manufacturers and students of building technology. This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and updated content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this extensive revision collects all the latest roof framing articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine—from cutting rafters and framing roof valleys to building dormers and working with roof trusses. The contributors offer hard-earned, job-tested advice on an impressive variety of tools, techniques, and trade secrets. Framing Roofs shows how to work with speed and precision, and, since working on a roof is often a complicated and dangerous task, safety is always at the forefront. The classic guide - revised and updated. The book that builders, architects, and students have relied on for almost 20 years has been completely updated to cover new materials, construction methods, and the latest building code revisions. The standard reference in its field, Rob Thallons Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is the ultimate visual guide to building with wood. Filled with hundreds of detailed drawings, helpful annotations, and field-tested advice, the guide covers foundations, floors, walls, roofs, and stairs. This third revised edition also offers additional information on advanced framing, engineered and composite materials, and construction in high-wind and seismic areas. Housebuilding has always been the book of choice for prospective home builders—and with this extensive, thoughtful revision, it becomes a resource readers will continue to depend on for years to come. In addition to showcasing 800 exciting new full-color illustrations and more than 50 color photographs, an improved two-column design makes the text easier to follow. Photo captions—not in previous editions—allow readers to browse through quickly. Also included for the first time: a chapter on environmentally friendly building alternatives; increased emphasis on safety; information on modern cordless tools; updated techniques, materials, and standards; energy-efficient options, from structural insulated panels to radiant floor heating; a current appendix of major manufacturers, resources, and websites; and much, much more. Thinking about building your own home? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to plan and build a beautiful home on any budget. From acquiring land to finding the best architect to overseeing the construction, you get lots of savvy tips on managing your new investment wisely — and staying sane during the process!
Black and Decker the Handy Guide to Trim and Finish Carpentry "Cabinets & Countertops," the latest book in the "For Pros By Pros "series, is the best field-tested residential construction information for professional builders and remodelers and ambitious homeowners. Articles will be selected from "Fine Homebuilding "magazine, the country's top residential construction magazine. Taunton's "For Pros By Pros" series is a category leader; these are the best-built books for builders. The intended audience for this book includes professionals (small scale builders, general contractors, and remodeling contractors looking for professional-level results and practical, expert advice) and ambitious, experienced DIYers. *Stanley pros offer novices and experts shortcuts, tips, and advice on how to avoid pitfalls.    *Step-by-step details and hundreds of photos simplify dozens of projects to construct and finish walls.    *Projects provide instructions for common carpentry solutions plus unusual situations.    *Advice and techniques to estimate material use, choose hardware, prepare and stain woods, make repairs, and use high-tech tools.    *Instructions show how to add crown molding, hang doors, install chair rails, match architectural trims, and more.    *Handy pre-start checklists for each project show the tools, materials, skills, and prep time required. Step-by-step instructions ensure great results for beginner and intermediate do-it-yourselfers. Updated photos and detailed illustrations explain woodworking techniques. Includes dozens of doable carpentry projects, with special attention to popular trimwork jobs. First published in 1994, this book quickly established itself as the standard shop reference on building kitchen cabinets. It covers all aspects of building a complete set of cabinets, from choosing a style for doors, to laying out the cabinets, to finishing and installing convenience hardware in the interiors.

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