Residential Construction Academy

Residential Construction Academy


Book - 2008 | 2nd ed
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Baker & Taylor
Using industry standards developed by the National Association of Home Builders, a comprehensive text covers the essentials of residential construction carpentry, including tools and materials, rough carpentry, and interior and exterior finish carpentry.

Cengage Learning
This new edition for Carpentry from Delmar's Residential Construction Academy Series, introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this book is organized into four sections; "Tools and Materials", "Rough Carpentry", "Exterior Finish", and "Interior Finish". New topics have been added in this edition to the Power Tool, Building Foundation, Wall Framing and Finish Carpentry chapters. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, nearly every chapter contains special "Procedure" sections that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to master tasks. Safety is emphasized and safety cautions are highlighted throughout. Definitions of industry terms at the start of each chapter are also included to help facilitate learning.

Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Thomson/Delmar Learning, c2008
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781418001834 (alk. paper)
141800183X (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 694 VOG 2008
Characteristics: xvii, 603 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Carpentry

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