AUTHORS: Vogt, Floyd - ©2014
Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in Carpentry, 6E. This bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using reader-friendly, step-by-step procedures. CARPENTRY, 6E follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations, easy-to-follow diagrams and dynamic onsite visuals to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more. This edition blends all of the essential information for traditional construction with today's latest practices, including contemporary safety tools and techniques, use of alternative construction, such as concrete forms, and "green" building techniques. This edition also introduces more commercial drawings and construction. From initial building layouts through finishing with trim carpentry, each section features step-by-step procedures for key carpentry jobs with tips of the trade and insight into today's industry. Photo-realistic drawings showcase concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information. The new online CourseMate provides interactive learning tools to further ensure you gain the skills and understanding necessary for long-term professional success as a carpenter.
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