Modern Carpentry, 12th Edition

Modern Carpentry, 12th Edition

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: Goodheart-Willcox

: 9781631260834

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Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing. Special topics, such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks, are also covered. The text familiarizes students with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVACR.

  • Changes for this edition include a new Green Building and Certification Programs chapter, new Thinking Green features, increased coverage of International Residential Code (IRC) and OSHA requirements, and increased safety and rigging content.
  • A career chapter and Construction Careers features throughout the text introduce students to on-the-job success factors, including basic skills, safety, attitudes, and career opportunities.
  • Detailed, step-by-step procedures break down complex operations into easy-to-follow tasks, ensuring student success.
Preparing to Build
  1. The Carpenter's Workplace 
  2. Safety 
  3. Building Materials 
  4. Hand Tools 
  5. Power Tools 
  6. Scaffolds, Ladders, and Rigging 
  7. Plans, Specifications, and Codes 
  8. Building Layout 

Foundations and Framing
  9. Footings and Foundations 
10. Floor Framing 
11. Wall and Ceiling Framing 
12. Roof Framing 
13. Framing with Steel 

Closing In
14. Roofing Materials and Methods 
15. Windows and Exterior Doors 
16. Exterior Wall Finish 
17. Thermal and Sound Insulation 
18. Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish 
19. Finish Flooring 
20. Stair Construction 
21. Doors and Interior Trim 
22. Cabinetry 
23. Painting, Finishing, and Decorating 

Special Construction
24. Chimneys and Fireplaces 
25. Post-and-Beam Construction 
26. Systems-Built Housing 
27. Green Building and Certification Programs 
28. Remodeling, Renovating, and Repairing 
29. Building Decks and Porches 

Mechanical Systems
30. Electrical Wiring 
31. Plumbing Systems 
32. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 

ISBN: 978-1-63126-083-4

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