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ISBN 13: 9781133607366

ISBN 10: 1133607365

Author: Floyd Vogt

Pages: 928

Published: 03/26/2013

Price: $194.95 Add to cart

Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in Carpentry, 6E. This popular bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using step-by-step procedures. CARPENTRY, 6E follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more.

This edition blends traditional construction techniques with today's latest practices, including contemporary safety tools, alternative construction, such as concrete forms, and "green" building techniques. This edition also introduces more commercial drawings and construction. Photo-realistic drawings showcase concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information. The new online CourseMate provides interactive learning tools to further ensure carpentry success.
  • GREATER EMPHASIS ON SAFETY MAKES THE LATEST INFORMATION SIMPLE TO LOCATE AND THE LATEST SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS HIGHLIGHT THE MOST RECENT TOOLS AND "GREEN" BUILDING TECHNIQUES. A new Unit 8 on Jobsite Safety and Construction Aids (Ch 20) and Scaffolds (Ch 21) underscores the importance of safety today. Readers can avoid the dangers of certain procedures and become more familiar with key tools and equipment necessary to stay safe on the job. With most safety content now in one location, it is easier for readers to find. In addition, prominent Safety Reminders at the start of each unit keep this important topic at the forefront of readers' minds.
  • NEW COVERAGE OF COMMERCIAL DRAWINGS MORE THOROUGHLY PREPARES TODAY'S PROFESSIONALS. Unit 9 (Architectural Plans and Building Codes) now covers commercial drawings, including details on the difference between commercial and residential construction drawings, guidance on reading commercial drawings, and explanations of basic construction details and concepts employed in commercial construction. Readers also learn basic keys, abbreviations, and other references contained in a set of commercial drawings as well as how to identify and document specific items from a door and window schedule.
  • REVISED COVERAGE OF CONCRETE FORM CONSTRUCTION REFLECTS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND VARIATIONS. Unit 11 on Concrete Form Construction is now significantly revised to introduce more types of foundations that more precisely reflect national variations. A new chapter in the unit addresses foundation damp proofing.
  • NEW COVERAGE INTRODUCES HOW TO SIZE FRAMING MEMBERS. This edition's thorough discussion of floor joints (in Unit 12) and the book's coverage of rafters (in Unit 15) both now include important information on how to size framing members.
  • REORGANIZED INFORMATION ON ROOFING CLARIFIES INTRODUCTORY AND ADVANCED TOPICS. This edition's coverage of roofing is reorganized and divided into two separate units. The first section (Unit 15 - Roof Framing) focuses on introductory content, such as roof types and terms, gable and shed roofs and trussed roofs. The second unit (Unit 16 - Advanced Roof Framing) details more advanced topics, such as hip and intersecting roofs as well as dormers, gambrel roofs, knee walls, gable end sheathing, and hips with unequal common rafters.
  • "ESTIMATING FORMULAS" FEATURE USES SIMPLE FIGURES TO EXEMPLIFY AND ESTIMATE ON-THE-JOB FORMULAS. At the end of some chapters, a description of an estimating process is followed by an "Estimating Formula" that uses a figure or table to summarize shorthand estimating formulas with an example. These summarizing graphics makes estimating more user-friendly and provides an opportunity for readers to apply what they know.
  • "GOING GREEN TIPS" THROUGHOUT THIS EDITION REFLECT TODAY'S LATEST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY CHOICES. Each unit features special "Going Green Tips" that highlight use of environmental resources and green building techniques. This information focuses on sustainability and eco-friendly architecture.
  • REFINED ILLUSTRATIONS AND PHOTOS SHOWCASES TECHNIQUES IN ACTION. Full-color new photos and helpful photo-realistic line art graphically demonstrate residential construction at work today, helping readers make practical connections between descriptions and application of concepts.
  • INTRIGUING VISUALS OF LIVE CONSTRUCTION FAMILIARIZE READERS WITH WORK AT CONTEMPORARY JOB SITES. Engaging, memorable visuals of live construction sites assist hands-on learners in making an easy transition from the classroom to today's jobsite.
  • HELPFUL "TRICKS OF THE TRADE" PROVIDE TIME-SAVING INSIGHTS INTO COMPLETING COMMON TASKS. These useful "Tricks of the Trade" tips and insights make it easier and more efficient for readers to complete on-the-job tasks.
  • FRESH "SUCCESS STORIES" OPEN EACH SECTION TO INSPIRE AND INTRIGUE READERS. These intriguing "Success Stories" providing an interesting look at the day-to-day job of a carpenter and clearly demonstrate successes accomplished through dedication and education.
  • An introductory chapter covers industry-related topics such as business practices, ethical and legal issues, career goals, customer service, and construction trends, as well as trade-specific career goals and career profiles of professionals working in the field, providing an exciting introduction to real-world residential construction.
Author Bio
Floyd Vogt
Floyd Vogt is a sixth-generation carpenter and contractor. His family operated a small business devoted to all phases of home construction, and he began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985 he began teaching in the carpentry program at the State University of New York, Delhi. He has taught many courses, including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor emeritus in the construction design-build management bachelor's degree program, where his course responsibilities included residential construction, AutoCAD, construction seminar, and physical science applications. He has also served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and as a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor. Mr. Vogt is the co-author of CARPENTRY, and he is a member of a local town board.
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Table of Contents
UNIT 1. Wood and Lumber.
1. Wood.
2. Lumber.
UNIT 2. Engineered Panels.
3. Rated Plywood and Panel.
4. Nonstructural Panels.
UNIT 3. Engineered Lumber Products.
5. Laminated Veneer Lumber.
6. Parallel Strand Lumber and Laminated Strand Lumber.
7. Wood I-Joists.
8. Glue-Laminated Lumber.
UNIT 4. Fasteners.
9. Nails, Screws, and Bolts.
10. Anchors and Adhesives.
UNIT 5. Hand Tools.
11. Layout Tools.
12. Boring and Cutting Tools.
13. Fastening and Dismantling Tools.
UNIT 6. Portable Power Tools.
14. Saws, Drills, and Drivers.
15. Planes, Routers, and Sanders.
16. Fastening Tools.
UNIT 7. Stationary Power Tools.
17. Circular Saw Blades.
18. Radial Arm and Miter Saws.
19. Table Saws.
UNIT 8. Jobsite Safety and Scaffolds
20. Jobsite Safety and Construction Aids.
21. Scaffolds
UNIT 9. Architectural Plans and Building Codes
22. Understanding Architectural Plans.
23. Floor Plans.
24. Sections and Elevations.
25. Plot and Foundation Plans.
26. Building Codes and Zoning Regulations.
UNIT 10. Building Layout.
27. Leveling and Layout Tools.
28. Laying Out Foundation Lines.
UNIT 11. Concrete Form Construction.
29. Foundations and Concrete.
30. Flatwork Forms.
31. Vertical Formwork.
32. Concrete Stair Forms.
33. Foundation Damp Proofing and Termite Control
UNIT 12. Floor Framing.
34. Wood Frame Construction.
35. Layout and Construction of the Floor Frame.
UNIT 13. Exterior Wall Framing.
36. Exterior Wall Frame Parts.
37. Framing the Exterior Wall.
UNIT 14. Interior Rough Work.
38. Interior Partitions and Ceiling Joists.
39. Backing, Blocking, and Furring.
40. Steel Framing.
UNIT 15. Roof Framing.
41. Roof Types and Terms.
42. Gable and Shed Roofs.
43. Trussed Roofs.
UNIT 16. Advanced Roof Framing.
44. Hip Roofs.
45. Intersecting Roofs.
46. Advanced Roofing Details.
UNIT 17. Stair Framing.
47. Stairways and Stair Design.
48. Stair Layout and Construction.
UNIT 18. Insulation and Ventilation.
49. Thermal and Acoustical Insulation.
50. Condensation and Ventilation
UNIT 19. Roofing.
51. Asphalt Shingles and Tile Roofing.
52. Wood Shingles and Shakes.
53. Flashing.
UNIT 20. Windows.
54. Window Terms and Types.
55. Window Installation and Glazing.
UNIT 21. Exterior Doors.
56. Door Frame Construction and Installation.
57. Door Fitting and Hanging.
58. Installing Exterior Door Hardware.
UNIT 22. Siding and Cornice Construction.
59. Siding Types and Sizes.
60. Applying Vertical and Horizontal Siding.