Very Efficient Carpenter: Basic Framing for Residential Construction/FPBP

Very Efficient Carpenter: Basic Framing for Residential Construction/FPBP

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Here's your chance to become a more efficient carpenter. Larry Haun has been a production framer for more than 35 years and a teacher of apprentices for more than 20. In this book, Haun shows you, step by step, all the techniques he uses to frame a basic house, from laying down the sills to cutting the rafters. You'll learn about:

cutting and installing posts and girders

joisting and sheathing fluently

laying out, cutting, assembling, and raising walls

framing gable roofs, hips and valleys, and truss roofs

building various types of stairs

There is an opening chapter on tools, plans, codes, permits, lumber, and materials, and additional information throughout the book on safety and site-built tools. The Very Efficient Carpenter is no less than a complete course in basic framing.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 15.24mm | 635.03g
  • Connecticut, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations
  • 156158326X
  • 9781561583263
  • 41,026

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