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Cabinetmaking: From Design To Finish  Cabinetmaking: From Design To Finish

Every aspect of cabinetmaking, from layout, through joinery, to finishing techniques. Gives illustrated instructions for designing cabinets to fit the kitchen workcenter; create dado, mortise, tenon, lap and dowel joints; make frames and panels; construct cabinets; and install cabinet hardware. Weight 1.1000 ISBN 0-934041-62-8 Page Count 416 Author Byron W. Maguire Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

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Carpentry in Commercial Construction  Carpentry in Commercial Construction

Covers forming, framing, exteriors, interior finish, and cabinet installation in commercial buildings: how to design and build concrete forms, select lumber dimensions, what grades and species to use for a design load, how to select and install materials based on their fire rating or sound-transmission characteristics, and plan and organize a job efficiently. Loaded with illustrations, tables, charts, and diagrams. Weight 0.7200 ISBN 0-934041-33-4 Page Count 272 Author Byron W. Maguire Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

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Dial-A-Length Rafterrule  Dial-A-Length Rafterrule

Just set the dial and read off the answers. The Dial-A-Length Rafterrule determines the hip, valley, common and jack rafter length for any span with "saw cut" accuracy. Gives plumb, level, and side cut data plus angle in degrees and minutes for 21 pitch setting. Scales graduated like any carpenters rule. Circular design gives accuracy to 1/16". Dial-A-Length Rafterrule produces nothing but correct answers Weight 0.1900

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Finish Carpenter's Manual  Finish Carpenter's Manual

Everything you need to know to be a finish carpenter: assessing a job before you begin, and tricks of the trade from a master finish carpenter. Easy-to-follow instructions for installing doors and windows, ceiling treatments (including fancy beams, corbels, cornices and moldings), wall treatments (including wainscoting and sheet paneling), and the finishing touches of chair, picture, and plate rails. Specialized interior work includes cabinetry and built-ins, stair finish work, and closets. Also covers exterior trims and porches. Includes manhour tables for finish work, and hundreds of illustrations and photos. Weight 1.0800 ISBN 0-934041-82-2 Page Count 208 Author Jim Tolpin Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Lead Carpenters Handbook  Lead Carpenters Handbook

Grow your company and your profits without sacrificing quality or personalized service to your customer. Here you'll find everything you need to recruit, train, and manage lead carpenters, and to implement this system in your remodeling or custom building company. You learn how to motivate and compensate lead carpenters for optimal results, how to troubleshoot for typical problems, and how to schedule and manage people. Includes field-tested forms and checklists for your use. Weight 1.2000 ISBN 0-9632268-7-8 Page Count 210 Author Timothy Faller Publisher Journal of Light Construction Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Roof Framer's Bible  Roof Framer's Bible

68 different pitch combinations of "bastard" hip roofs at your fingertips. Don't curse the architect – let this book make you an accomplished master of irregular pitched roof systems. You'll be the envy of your crew, and irregular or "bastard" roofs will be under your command. Weight 0.6200 ISBN 0-9643354-1-7 Page Count 216 Author Barry D. Mussell Publisher M.E.I. Publishing Dimensions 3-3/4 x 7-1/2

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Roof Framing  Roof Framing

Shows how to frame any type of roof in common use today, even if you've never framed a roof before. Includes using a pocket calculator to figure any common, hip, valley, or jack rafter length in seconds. Over 400 illustrations cover every measurement and every cut on each type of roof: gable, hip, Dutch, Tudor, gambrel, shed, gazebo, and more. Weight 1.1700 ISBN 0-910460-40-X Page Count 480 Author Marshall Gross Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

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Rough Framing Carpentry  Rough Framing Carpentry

If you'd like to make good money working outdoors as a framer, this is the book for you. You'll find shortcuts to laying out studs; speed cutting blocks, trimmers and plates by eye; quickly building and blocking rake walls; installing ceiling backing, ceiling joists, and truss joists; cutting and assembling hip trusses and California fills; arches and drop ceilings – all with production line procedures that save you time and help you make more money. Weight 1.5600 ISBN 0-934041-86-5 Page Count 304 Author Mark Currie Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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The Complicated Roof – A Cut and Stack Workbook  The Complicated Roof – A Cut and Stack Workbook

Increase your roof framing knowledge and understanding as you follow veteran roof cutter Will Holladay through the process of calculating two custom-home roofs. Weight 0.6600 ISBN 978-0-945186-01-4 Page Count 100 Author Will Holladay Publisher WH Publishing Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Wood-Frame House Construction  Wood-Frame House Construction

Step-by-step construction details, from the layout of the outer walls, excavation and formwork, to finish carpentry and painting. Contains all new, clear illustrations and explanations updated for construction in the '90s. Everything you need to know about framing, roofing, siding, interior finishings, floor covering and stairs – your complete book of wood-frame homebuilding. Weight 1.6200 ISBN 0-934041-74-1 Page Count 320 Author L.O. Anderson Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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