Carpenter's Calculations Manual.

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Carpenter's Calculations Manual. By Roger Tarbox and R. Dodge Woodson

SOLUTIONS THAT ARE A CUT ABOVE

This illustrated, tip-filled guide gives you all the formulas and examples you need to solve a broad range of problems in carpentry -- and much more! Coauthored by a master carpenter and a popular construction author and master builder, Carpenter's Calculations Manual can help you construct a gazebo or a complete housing project. From calculating cuts, figuring lumber needs, to producing full takeoffs and tight joints, this guide helps you avoid wasted wood, flawed construction, and do-overs.

Carpenter's Calculations Manual helps you estimate and do it right the first time with:

  • Solutions designed specifically for the building trades
  • Easy-access answers in illustrations, photos, and boxes
  • Dozens of quick-read charts and tables
  • Minimal text -- just enough to explain the calculations
  • Fast help with framing requirements
  • Simple-to-use roofing calculations
  • Master-carpenter tips and tricks throughout

And much more

SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY CARPENTRY TASK:

  • Site Work
  • Footings
  • Foundations
  • Sills and Joists
  • Subflooring
  • Wall Framing
  • Stairs
  • Rafters
  • Trusses
  • Roof Sheathing
  • Wall Sheathing
  • Roof Coverings
  • Windows
  • Exterior Doors
  • Sidings
  • Exterior Trim

About the Authors

Roger Tarbox is a self-employed master carpenter with over 20 years of experience as a hands-on carpenter, foreman, project manager, and yard manager in sawmill operations. From small projects such as sun porches to major housing developments, he has experience in calculating costs, figuring lumber requirements, producing complete take-offs, and tight joints.

R. Dodge Woodson is the author of dozens of books related to the building trades. As a craftsman, he has built as many as 60 homes in a year, been a superintendent on housing projects of up to 365 units, and is a noted remodeler. He is also a master plumber and master gasfitter.

Published: The McGraw-Hill CompaniesEdition:2005

ISBN:0071437991

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DescriptionCarpenter's Calculations Manual. By Roger Tarbox and R. Dodge Woodson

SOLUTIONS THAT ARE A CUT ABOVE

This illustrated, tip-filled guide gives you all the formulas and examples you need to solve a broad range of problems in carpentry -- and much more! Coauthored by a master carpenter and a popular construction author and master builder, Carpenter's Calculations Manual can help you construct a gazebo or a complete housing project. From calculating cuts, figuring lumber needs, to producing full takeoffs and tight joints, this guide helps you avoid wasted wood, flawed construction, and do-overs.

Carpenter's Calculations Manual helps you estimate and do it right the first time with:

  • Solutions designed specifically for the building trades
  • Easy-access answers in illustrations, photos, and boxes
  • Dozens of quick-read charts and tables
  • Minimal text -- just enough to explain the calculations
  • Fast help with framing requirements
  • Simple-to-use roofing calculations
  • Master-carpenter tips and tricks throughout

And much more

SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY CARPENTRY TASK:

  • Site Work
  • Footings
  • Foundations
  • Sills and Joists
  • Subflooring
  • Wall Framing
  • Stairs
  • Rafters
  • Trusses
  • Roof Sheathing
  • Wall Sheathing
  • Roof Coverings
  • Windows
  • Exterior Doors
  • Sidings
  • Exterior Trim

About the Authors

Roger Tarbox is a self-employed master carpenter with over 20 years of experience as a hands-on carpenter, foreman, project manager, and yard manager in sawmill operations. From small projects such as sun porches to major housing developments, he has experience in calculating costs, figuring lumber requirements, producing complete take-offs, and tight joints.

R. Dodge Woodson is the author of dozens of books related to the building trades. As a craftsman, he has built as many as 60 homes in a year, been a superintendent on housing projects of up to 365 units, and is a noted remodeler. He is also a master plumber and master gasfitter.

Published: The McGraw-Hill CompaniesEdition:2005

ISBN:0071437991

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