Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Text

Hardcover | January 3, 2003

byMark Feirer, Feirer John

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Provides students with quality construction skills. This comprehensive carpentry textbook focuses on residential construction that is also applicable for light commercial construction.

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Provides students with quality construction skills. This comprehensive carpentry textbook focuses on residential construction that is also applicable for light commercial construction.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.2 × 8.9 × 1.5 inPublished:January 3, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007822702X

ISBN - 13:9780078227028

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Preparing to Build

Chapter 1 The Construction Industry

Chapter 2 Building Codes and Planning

Chapter 3 Reading and Drawing Plans

Chapter 4 Estimating and Scheduling

Unit 2: Tools and Equipment

Chapter 5 Construction Safety and Health

Chapter 6 Hand Tools

Chapter 7 Power Saws

Chapter 8 Electric Drills

Chapter 9 Power Tools for Shaping and Joining

Chapter 10 Power Nailers and Staplers

Chapter 11 Ladders and Scaffolds

Unit 3: Building Foundations

Chapter 12 Concrete As a Building Material

Chapter 13 Locating the House on the Building Site

Chapter 14 Foundation Walls

Chapter 15 Concrete Flatwork

Unit 4: Wood Frame Carpentry

Chapter 16 Wood As a Building Material

Chapter 17 Engineered Lumber

Chapter 18 Engineered Panel Products

Chapter 19 Framing Methods

Chapter 20 Floor Framing

Chapter 21 Wall Framing and Sheathing

Chapter 22 Basic Roof Framing

Chapter 23 Hip, Valley, and Jack Rafters

Chapter 24 Roof Assembly and Sheathing

Chapter 25 Roof Trusses

Unit 5: Steel Frame Construction

Chapter 26 Steel Framing Basics

Chapter 27 Steel Framing Procedures

Unit 6: Closing in the Structure

Chapter 28 Windows and Skylights

Chapter 29 Residential Doors

Chapter 30 Roof Coverings

Chapter 31 Roof Edge Details

Chapter 32 Siding

Chapter 33 Brick Veneer

Unit 7: Finish Carpentry

Chapter 34 Stairways

Chapter 35 Molding and Trim

Chapter 36 Cabinets and Countertops

Chapter 37 Wall Paneling

Unit 8: Completing the Structure

Chapter 38 Mechanicals

Chapter 39 Insulation and Ventilation

Chapter 40 Drywall and Plaster

Chapter 41 Exterior and Interior Finishes

Chapter 42 Wood Flooring

Chapter 43 Resilient Flooring and Ceramic Tile

Chapter 44 Chimneys and Fireplaces

Chapter 45 Decks and Porches