The Pocket Size Carpenter's Helper (Spiral)

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The Pocket Size Carpenter's Helper (Spiral)


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The must-have pocket resource for professional builders and home handymen.

Every step of home building, from pouring the concrete foundation to nailing roof tiles, is addressed in this compact construction guide that is the perfect size for your shirt pocket. 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 professional builder, amateur carpenter, and home handyman alike can find concise information on insulation, thermal efficiency, drywall, plywood, nails, interior finish, and cutting tools. Whether the project is replacing a window or building a home from scratch, this is a must-have resource.

R. F. Bailey has worked in the construction industry for 40 years as a draftsman, designer, carpenter, and general contractor. He lives in Appleton, Maine.
Product Details ISBN: 9781933502199
ISBN-10: 1933502193
Publisher: Linden Publishing
Publication Date: April 1st, 2008
Pages: 124
Language: English