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Building an Affordable House
Building an Affordable House
Trade Secrets to High-Value, Low-Cost Construction

If you are a builder, developer, or homeowner intent on getting the most from your new home construction or remodel budget, you need Building An Affordable House. This book gives you the insider techniques used every day by the best homebuilders in the country to save thousands of dollars on the cost of every home they build.
Building Tips and Techniques - For Pros by Pros
Building Tips and Techniques
Over 350 Proven Tips To Save You Time and Money
For over 20 years, Fine Homebuilding readers have consistently picked the Tips and Techniques column as their favorite part of the magazine. It’s easy to understand why. This is the place where veteran carpenters, plumbers, electricians, and other tradesmen share their shortcuts, trade secrets, jigs, and ingenious solutions. With over 350 entries, this collection of job-site gems will help you get the job done better and faster -- and it may even save you some money in the process.
Built-Ins and Storage - For Pros, By Pros
Built-Ins and Storage
Techniques for Adding Storage Spaces to Your Home
Storage never goes out of style. No matter how big the house, families always need more storage, which makes creating storage one of the magic words in the world of home building and remodeling. Built-in details that work well and look great start with the expert advice, tips, shortcuts, and techniques. Built-Ins and Storage gives you the information you need to select the right materials and complete each job to professional-level standards.
Carpentry: For Pros By Pros Series - illustrated edition
Carpentry: For Pros By Pros Series
Field-Tested Advice & Instruction on Common Carpentry Jobs

Carpentry covers every important facet of residential carpentry, from framing the mudsills, walls, floors, ceilings and roof to building stairs, cabinets and other built-ins, as well as basic finish carpentry skills such as interior trim carpentry and exterior siding.
Carpentry - 5th Edition - Textbook
Carpentry - 5th Edition
Step-By-Step Procedures For Light Frame Building Construction

The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. CARPENTRY, 5TH EDITION follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This text provides a unique blend of all the need-to-know information for both traditional and up-to-date construction practices. Stunning, photo-realistic drawings convey many concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information
Companion Workbook Also Available
Carpentry - 5th Edition Textbook - Hard-cover
Learn Professional Carpentry Skills Step-By-Step
Carpentry, the professional's book of choice, provides a highly illustrated and straight-forward approach to step-by-step carpentry skill development. In addition to comprehensive coverage of trade practices, tools, equipment, and materials, this edition includes expanded coverage of OSHA requirements, insulating concrete forms (ICFs), vinyl siding installation, deck construction, stairway code requirements, and trade organizations
Companion Workbook & Instructor Resource Guide Also Available
Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition (Carpentry & Construction)
Carpentry & Construction
Heavily Illustrated All-In-One Guide Walks You Through Home Construction

Clear instructions along with 1,500 photos and illustrations thoroughly cover every stage of construction and remodeling, from planning and site preparation to interior finishing. Great for do-it-yourselfers, professional house builders and contractors and students, this A-Z guide has all the task-simplifying details needed for each project, logically organized according to the stages of building--along with important safety precautions. The authors even include valuable tips on buying a new home--what to look for and how to avoid costly mistakes
Carpenter's Calculations Manual
Carpentry Calculations Manual
Helps Eliminate Errors Caused By Miscalculation and Guess-Work Gone Awry

Carpenter's Calculations Manual offers an answer to common miscalculations, as it takes the builder step-by-step through the process of putting up an edifice. From data on how to formulate the foundation to direction on joist calculations to instruction on figuring stair rise, Tarbox and Woodson strip away the confusion and present tables and charts augmented by artful illustrations - follow the directions as they are laid our here and carpenters will circumvent potential problems before they ever occur.
Carpentry Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Complete)
Carpentry Complete: Expert Advice from Start To Finish
Provides Homeowners with an Easy To Use Reference for Carpentry Projects
The nuts and bolts of carpentry, all in one handy volume. Carpenter and author Andy Engel provides homeowners with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference for covering all home carpentry projects from the most basic to the most advanced. Full of authoritative and reliable information, Carpentry Complete is designed to help any homeowner or DIYer tackle projects with confidence. Well organized so that information can be found quickly (including advice on how to deal with the inevitable things that can go wrong), this highly visual book makes it easy for readers to find the step-by-step advice they’re looking for.
Carpentry in Commercial Construction - 2nd ed.
Carpentry in Commercial Construction
Learn Carpentry Techniques for 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.
Construction Master Pro (handheld)
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Construction Master Pro  (Handheld Version)
Top-of-the Line Jobsite Calculator for Builders, Carpenters & Construction Pros
The Construction Master Pro sets the industry standard for advanced construction-math calculators. It provides powerful built-in solutions and expanded preference settings. It’s easy to use in the field or office and perfect for completing plans, layouts, bids and estimates – saves time, money, materials and frustration. Work smarter, build better and improve your bottom line with the Construction Master Pro!
DEWALT Construction Estimating Professional Reference
DEWALT Construction Estimating Professional Reference
Practical Pocket Reference For Learning Successful Construction Estimating Techniques
The only resource individuals need for learning to successfully bid on a variety of construction projects. Chock-full of practical advice based on the author’s real-life experience in bidding countless construction jobs, this essential reference explores such key topics as forms and checklists, subcontractors and suppliers, procedures, trade evaluation, costs, profit, and overheads, and much more! Convenient size easily fits into any pocket or toolbox for the ideal carry-along!
DEWALT Construction Professional Reference
DEWALT Construction Professional Reference
The Reference Guide for the Construction Industry

The DEWALT Construction Professional Reference is a powerful reference tool that saves you time and money. It provides contractors with a wealth of useful information concerning basic building disciplines. Subjects covered include framing, hardware sizing, correct nailing patterns, stairway stringers, walls and roofing, flooring and tile, roof pitches, excavation, insulation, masonry, doors and door openings, rebar and much more.
Homebuilding Basics: Carpentry - illustrated edition
Homebuilding Basics: Carpentry
A Comprehensive Introduction to Basic Carpentry Techniques

Few of us were fortunate enough to have an experienced carpenter like Larry Haun to teach us the basics of the craft. With nearly 50 years of experience as a production framer and as a long-time teacher of carpentry and volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Haun is a master of his trade. Homebuilding Basics: Carpentry offers newcomers to the trade, or anybody interested in acquiring the basic knowledge of carpentry for their own projects, Larry Haun's many years of knowledge and experience building accurately, efficiently, and safely.
The Lead Carpenter Handbook -
Lead Carpenter's Handbook
Details The Lead Carpenters Job In the Construction Industry
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.
Modern Carpentry: Essential Skills for the Building Trades
Modern Carpentry: Essential Skills for the Building Trade
Provides Students With Detailed Coverage of Light Frame Construction
Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing procedures for interior walls, floors, and ceilings. Beyond a discussion of building basics, Modern Carpentry covers special topics such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks. Systems-built (prefabricated) housing, remodeling, cabinet installation, solar construction, and painting and decorating are also covered
Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters
Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters
Understand The Math Required in the Carpentry & Construction Trades

Offers students useful help in basic mathematics and opportunities to practice math principles on problems applied to their area of interest. Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters, eighth edition, contains 43 instructional units progressing from the simplest basic arithmetic operations to compound problems applied in light frame construction. Each of the 43 units begins with a brief review of the math principal to be applied in that unit. The book contains more than 800 carpentry problems, including two comprehensive tests.
Residential Construction Academy: Basic Principles For Construction
Residential Construction Academy: Basic Principles for Construction
Ideal For Anyone Beginning A Career In the Building Trades Industry
Residential Construction Academy: Basic Principles for Construction, 2E provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of the core academic areas that are necessary for success in the field. Topics include work ethic, math, communications, print reading, safety, and common tools. Now in its 2nd edition, this book has been updated to include new coverage of building codes and safe materials handling in order to stay current with industry standards and trends. In addition, a new chapter on percentages rounds out the math section, and an English-Spanish glossary has been added to better address the needs of all readers.
Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry
Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry
Introduces Users to The Skills and Information Required to Work Professionally On Any Job Site

Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this handbook is organized into four sections: “Tools and Materials”, “Rough Carpentry”, “Exterior Finish”, and “Interior Finish”. 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
Selecting and Using Hand Tools -
Steel Square
Practical Guide to the Many Uses of the Common Steel Square
Steel Square is a classic textbook that provides fundamental knowledge about the steel square and its use on construction projects. The textbook includes information on laying out rafters, braces, joists, and partitions. This informative text contains practical problems and detailed illustrations to show and explain the many uses of the steel square. This classic text includes information on laying out rafters, braces, joists, and partitions
The Pocket Size Carpenter's Helper
The Pocket Sized Carpenter's Helper
A Compact Carpenters Reference Guide Full of Tips, Guidelines and Formulas
Every step of home building, from pouring the concrete foundation to nailing roof tiles, is addressed in this compact construction guide. Each chapter contains a bevy of helpful tips and guidelines, including rafter formulas that show how to create roofs at different pitches, instructions for building stairs of various degrees, and even a guide to reading common blueprint symbols and abbreviations.
The Very Efficient Carpenter
The Very Efficient Carpenter
Step-By-Step Guide For Becoming a More Efficient Carpenter
Basic framing for residential construction - Framing Floors, Stairs, Walls and Roofs - 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.
Trim Carpentry (Build Like A Pro)
Trim Carpentry - Build Like A Pro Series
Learn The Experts Secrets for Trim Carpentry

Learn how to get tight miters and crisp details when casing doors and windows, running baseboard, and putting up crown molding. Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins shows you how to get professional results with all of your common trim projects. Detailed instructions with hundreds of photos and drawings can help you overcome challenges like out-of-square walls, floors, and ceilings. You'll also learn how to design and build custom built-in bookcases and cabinets to enhance any room in the house.
Wood-Frame House Construction - Revised
Wood-Frame House Construction
Step-By-Step Construction Details for Building Wood Frame Homes
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.


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