ISBN-10:
1631260839
ISBN-13:
9781631260834
Pub. Date:
02/23/2015
Publisher:
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Modern Carpentry / Edition 12

Modern Carpentry / Edition 12

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Modern Carpentry is a colorful, easy-to-understand source of authoritative and up-to-date information on building materials, tools, and construction methods. It provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction. The text also familiarizes you with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVAC. Changes for this edition include a new Green Building and Certification Programs chapter, new Thinking Green features, increased coverage of IRC and OSHA requirements, and increased safety and rigging content. A career chapter and construction Careers features throughout the text introduce student to the on-the-job success factors, including basic skills, safety, attitudes, and career opportunities. Detailed, step-by-step procedures break down complex operations into easy-to-follow tasks, ensuring student success.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631260834
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date: 02/23/2015
Edition description: Twelfth Edition, Textbook
Pages: 976
Sales rank: 290,195
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Section 1 Preparing to Build

1 The Carpenter's Workplace 7

2 Safety 11

3 Building Materials 15

4 Hand Tools 23

5 Power Tools 27

6 Scaffolds, Ladders, and Rigging 33

7 Plans, Specifications, and Codes 37

8 Building Layout 43

Section 2 Foundations and Framing

9 Footings and Foundations 47

10 Floor Framing 55

11 Wall and Ceiling Framing 63

12 Roof Framing 71

13 Framing with Steel 83

Section 3 Closing In

14 Roofing Materials and Methods 85

15 Windows and Exterior Doors 93

16 Exterior Wall Finish 99

Section 4 Finishing

17 Thermal and Sound Insulation 107

18 Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish 117

19 Finish Flooring 125

20 Stair Construction 131

21 Doors and Interior Trim 137

22 Cabinetry 145

23 Pain ting, Finishing, and Decorating 151

Section 5 Special Construction

24 Chimneys and Fireplaces 155

25 Post-and-Beam Construction 159

26 Systems-Built Housing 165

27 Green Building and Certification Programs 169

28 Remodeling, Renovating, and Repairing 173

29 Building Decks and Porches 177

Section 6 Mechanical Systems

30 Electrical Wiring 179

31 Plumbing Systems 183

32 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 187

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