The Very Efficient Carpenter

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 9781561583263
Size: 75.31 MB
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Presents techniques for framing a house, discussing floors, walls, ceilings, roofs, and stairs, as well as tools, plans, codes, permits, lumber, and materials.

A Carpenter S Life As Told By Houses

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600854028
Size: 74.17 MB
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Installing a beautiful walkway made of pavers, creating a dramatic brick-covered wall, or even repairing foundational cracks to preserve your home--projects like these are easier than ever for DIY-ers with Masonry Complete, today's most comprehensive reference on masonry. Written for both beginner and advanced home improvers by a second-generation stonesman, this complete masonry guide delves deeply into everything, including buying the right tools, setting up safety precautions, digging a footing, pouring concrete, building a stone fireplace, repairing old masonry, and more. With Cody Macfie's step-by-step approach and you-can-do-it attitude, readers will feel empowered and confident to tackle any project, deal with challenges should they arise, and proudly net a finished product in less time than imagined.

Framing Walls

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 9781561587186
Size: 80.14 MB
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Larry Haun takes you step-by-step through the entire process of building the walls in a basic house, showing you practical ways to organize tasks, streamline procedures, and handle tools and materials efficiently.

Rough Framing Carpentry

Author: Mark Currie
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041867
Size: 47.23 MB
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This book contains all the information necessary for framing houses and light commercial buildings. Includes shortcuts to laying out, speed cutting trimmers and plates, rake walls, installing ceiling backing, ceiling joists and truss joists, arches and drop ceilings--all with time-saving techniques. Over 100 on-the-job photos of how to do it right and what can go wrong.

Carpentry

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561581674
Size: 51.46 MB
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Drawing on his half-century of experience as a builder, the author outlines step-by-step instructions on how to construct a home safely, complete with trade tips and shortcuts from the pros. IP.

Habitat For Humanity How To Build A House

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585328
Size: 63.11 MB
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Professional woodworker Paul Anthony has gathered the best examples of workshop accessories, shop aids, and storage solutions and provides plans and instructions for building them. A perennial woodworking favourite, shop improvement is on every woodworker's mind.

Carpenter S Calculations Manual

Author: Roger Tarbox
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071437998
Size: 55.87 MB
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An indispensable tool for carpenters, builders and remodelers. In addition to formulas, tables, drawings and detailed explanations, numerous tip boxes provide real-world solutions to frequent job related problems.

A Roof Cutter S Secrets To Framing The Custom Home

Author: Will Holladay
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780945186069
Size: 50.55 MB
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Here is your opportunity to own a copy of the latest version of A Roof Cutter s Secrets (2012). This is the very book that many believe revolutionized the modern home framing industry. It has been the go to reference book of choice for rough carpenters since the late 80s. It remains unrivaled in popularity and relevance. In 350 pages of clear, concise instructions, including over 300 drawings and photos, professional roof cutter Will Holladay shares the knowledge he has gathered over his lengthy career in rough carpentry. There are speed and production tricks/techniques from his years as a roof cutter and stacker in the Los Angeles housing tracts during the 70s; complicated custom home framing methodology from his years as a high end framing contractor along the California Coast during the 80s - 90s; and finally lessons learned from various arcane and oddball situations that he has faced through the 00s and onward as a framing consultant. In KISS format, Will presents the how to principles required to conquer nearly any type of complicated framing challenge. From steep hillside lot underpinning to detailing plates, from plumb and line issues to beam work, from regular roofs to unequal pitch versions, from bastard intersections to polygon and round shaped roofs, from eyebrow dormers to hanging fascia, from simple stair layout to elaborate circular staircase construction, from pop-out Bay windows to chandelier domes - it is all there. Situations not found anywhere else. The amount of information jam packed into this book is absolutely amazing! There is even a special section at the end of the book devoted specifically to applying the Construction Master Calculator to various situations found in the book. A Roof Cutter s Secrets is one resource that you will most certainly want to keep in your tool box. So, no matter where you fit in the construction industry apprentice, journeyman, foreman, supervisor, contractor or architect you re bound to pick up some new techniques and methods from A Roof Cutter s Secrets that will help increase job site productivity and improve the delivered job quality.

Working Alone

Author: John Carroll
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585458
Size: 41.75 MB
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-- Discusses all aspects of laying foundations, raising walls, and more for small or one-person crews

Essential Guide To The Steel Square

Author: Ken Horner
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565233423
Size: 65.90 MB
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Ideal for solving virtually every geometric and layout problem, this guide to the steel square blends practical advice with skill-building exercises designed to help readers get the most out of this amazing tool. Unlocking the secrets of this versatile device, professional advice covers a wide range of topics—including making measurements as fine as one-hundredth of an inch, finding the center of a circle, and building stairs—making this guide a must-have reference for woodworkers, carpenters, tool collectors, and anyone interested in the history of tools.