“Spence has produced a hefty...guide to carpentry that covers the entire process of building from planning through finishing. The scope is impressive—704 pages and 2,300 black-and-white photographs and drawings, building codes, foundations, framing, doors and windows, exterior finishing, cabinet construction, and tools....There is something here for everyone, beginner to expert....will appeal to both do-it-yourselfers and professionals.”—Library Journal.
Designing and constructing something from wood is one of the simplest and most enjoyable pastimes. This step by step guide will instruct you in creating your own cabinet from the tools you will need, the joints you have to master all the way to the different finishes you can choose to use. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
CABINET CONSTRUCTION, originally published c1930 by Evans Bros., London, as part of The Woodworker Series, presents for the beginning, the intermediate as well as the advanced woodworker a thorough review of the "...separate and distinct parts which go to make up pieces of ordinary furniture, and to treat each detail in a way that will guide the reader through it's construction in any style and in any size." Along with WOODWORK JOINTS and WOODWORK TOOLS, also reprinted by The Toolemera Press, CABINET CONSTRUCTION is a core book for the bookshelf of any woodworker.
Create a direct link between your education/training program and the construction industry! For the first time, books are available for many of the residential crafts -- including carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and facilities maintenance -- that are based on national standards developed by the nation's leading builders and educators. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builders, Home Builders Institute (HBI), and Delmar Learning, this new Residential Construction Academy series is the perfect way to introduce people of all ages to the building trades while guiding them to development of essential workplace skills. - Back cover.
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Carpentry for commercial work is different. Here you'll find instructions for forming, framing, exteriors, interior finish, and cabinet installation in commercial buildings. How to design and build concrete forms, select lumber dimensions, select and install materials based on their fire rating or sound transmission characteristics. Full of illustrations, charts, and tables, to help you build commercial buildings.
Based on industry standards developed by the National Association of Home Builders and its Home Builders Institute, this comprehensive text covers the essentials of residential construction carpentry, including tools and materials, rough carpentry, and exterior and interior finish carpentry ensuring professional success on any jobsite. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY 3e features Procedure sections in nearly every chapter that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to understand key concepts and master important techniques. The Third Edition includes much new and updated material, including special green features exploring environmentally friendly building practices, and exercises incorporating local building codes. As always, safety is strongly emphasized with specific tips and precautions in every chapter. Supported by a full range of supplements, this text is easy to use as part of a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Attain the knowledge and skills required to read complete sets of working drawings for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use manual explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints that provide readers with the information they need to create “real world” working drawings. Computer-aided design and drafting is underscored through the use of CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises that comply with the highest industry standards. Quality and standardization in all architectural and construction print examples is emphasized.