Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition (Paperback)

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Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition (Paperback)

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Fully updated home carpentry, construction, and remodeling instruction

This thoroughly revised, DIY guide takes you through every step of home construction, including remodeling, building additions, and making household repairs. Discover how to select tools, pour foundations, build walls and floors, and install tiles--even handle electrical wiring, plumbing, and insulation Easy-to-follow instructions, along with more than 1,500 photos and illustrations, clearly demonstrate each technique. Logically organized by building stages, this new edition features the latest tools and materials, information on environmentally friendly building practices, many new and updated images, and a brand new chapter on painting.

Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition, shows how to tackle:
- Site preparation
- Footings and foundations
- Concrete slabs and floors
- Floor frames
- Walls and roof framing
- Windows and doors
- Exterior and interior walls
- Electrical Wiring
- Plumbing
- Insulation
- Paint selection and painting techniques
- Interior finishing
- Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
- Tile setting
- Solar heating installation
- Termite prevention
- Installation of Skylights
- Fences, decks, and patios
- Private water and sewage systems
- And much more

Dr. Mark R. Miller is a professor of Technology and chairman of the Industrial Management programs for the School of HRD & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University of New York at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums at the college level for more than 40 years.
Product Details ISBN: 9781259587429
ISBN-10: 1259587428
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: January 27th, 2016
Pages: 800
Language: English