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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2009-08-04
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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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. Beginning with the layout of the building and finishing with trim carpentry, each section features step-by-step procedures for key carpentry jobs, critical safety information, tips of the trade, and insight into the construction. Stunning, photo-realistic drawings convey many concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information.

Author Biography

Floyd Vogt is a sixth generation carpenter/contractor. After completing a B.A. in chemistry from the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985, he began teaching at State University of New York at Delhi in Delhi, New York, in the Carpentry program. He has taught many courses, including Light Framing, Advanced Framing, Math, Energy Efficient Construction, Finish Carpentry, Finish Masonary, and Estimating. Currently, Mr. Vogt is a Professor in Construction Design-Build Management Bachelors degree program at Delhi. He has served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Introductionp. xv
Tools and Materialsp. 2
Wood and Lumberp. 4
Woodp. 5
Lumberp. 8
Engineered Panelsp. 23
Rated Plywood and Panelsp. 24
Nonstructural Panelsp. 29
Engineered Lumber Productsp. 37
Laminated Veneer Lumberp. 38
Parallel Strand Lumber and Laminated Strand Lumberp. 40
Wood I-Joistsp. 44
Glue-Laminated Lumberp. 47
Fastenersp. 52
Nails, Screws, and Boltsp. 53
Anchors and Adhesivesp. 58
Hand Toolsp. 70
Layout Toolsp. 71
Boring and Cutting Toolsp. 81
Fastening and Dismantling Toolsp. 91
Portable Power Toolsp. 102
Saws, Drills, and Driversp. 103
Planes, Routers, and Sandersp. 113
Fastening Toolsp. 119
Stationary Power Toolsp. 128
Circular Saw Bladesp. 129
Miter and Radial Arm Sawsp. 134
Table Saws and Other Shop Toolsp. 138
Architectural Plans and Building Codesp. 150
Understanding Architectural Plansp. 151
Floor Plansp. 169
Sections and Elevationsp. 181
Plot and Foundation Plansp. 185
Building Codes and Zoning Regulationsp. 196
Rough Carpentryp. 204
Building Layoutp. 206
Leveling and Layout Toolsp. 207
Laying Out Foundation Linesp. 228
Concrete Form Constructionp. 238
Characteristics of Concretep. 239
Forms for Footings, Slabs, Walks, and Drivewaysp. 248
Wall and Column Formsp. 259
Concrete Stair Formsp. 276
Floor Framingp. 287
Types of Frame Constructionp. 288
Layout and Construction of the Floor Framep. 298
Construction to Prevent Termite Attackp. 319
Exterior Wall Framep. 330
Exterior Wall Frame Partsp. 331
Framing the Exterior Wallp. 337
Interior Rough Workp. 363
Interior Partitions and Ceiling Joistsp. 364
Backing and Blockingp. 374
Steel Framingp. 380
Scaffolds, Ladders, and Horsesp. 393
Wood, Metal, and Pump Jack Scaffoldsp. 394
Brackets, Horses, and Laddersp. 414
Roof Framingp. 422
Roof Types and Termsp. 423
Gable and Gambrel Roofsp. 427
Hip Roofsp. 449
The Intersecting Roofp. 465
Shed Roofs, Dormers, and Other Roof Framingp. 477
Trussed Roofsp. 483
Stair Framingp. 497
Stairways and Stair Designp. 498
Stair Layout and Constructionp. 508
Insulation and Ventilationp. 521
Thermal and Acoustical Insulationp. 522
Condensation and Ventilationp. 536
Exterior Finishp. 548
Roofingp. 550
Asphalt Shingles and Tile Roofingp. 551
Wood Shingles and Shakesp. 563
Flashingp. 572
Windowsp. 582
Window Terms and Typesp. 583
Window Installation and Glazingp. 590
20p. 601
Door Frame Installationp. 602
Door Fitting and Hangingp. 608
Installing Exterior Door Locksetsp. 619
Siding and Cornice Constructionp. 625
Siding Types and Sizesp. 626
Applying Vertical and Horizontal Sidingp. 631
Wood Shingle and Shake Sidingp. 645
Aluminum and Vinyl Sidingp. 650
Cornice Terms and Designp. 659
Gutters and Downspoutsp. 663
Decks, Porches, and Fencesp. 671
Deck and Porch Constructionp. 672
Fence Design and Erectionp. 683
Interior Finishp. 694
Drywall Constructionp. 696
Gypsum Boardp. 697
Drywall Applicationp. 701
Concealing Fasteners and Jointsp. 712
Wall and Ceiling Finishp. 722
Types of Wall Panelingp. 723
Application of Wall Panelingp. 726
Ceramic Tilep. 734
Suspended Ceilingsp. 738
Finish Floorp. 755
Description of Wood Finish Floorsp. 756
Laying Wood Finish Floorp. 761
Underlayment and Resilient Tilep. 770
Interior Doors and Door Framesp. 778
Description of Interior Doorsp. 779
Installation of Interior Doors and Door Framesp. 783
Interior Trimp. 797
Description and Application of Moldingp. 798
Application of Door Casings, Base, and Window Trimp. 808
Stair Finishp. 823
Description of Stair Finishp. 824
Finishing Open and Closed Staircasesp. 832
Balustrade Installationp. 842
Cabinets and Countertopsp. 862
Description and Installation of Manufactured Cabinetsp. 863
Countertops and Cabinet Componentsp. 871
Glossaryp. 887
Indexp. 904
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