Roof Framing

Author: Marshall Gross
ISBN: 091046040X
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Reference

Summary: This is a guide to framing any gable, Dutch, Tudor, California, gambrel, shed, or gazebo roof -- including irregular roofs that can stump even experienced roof cutters. This book takes you through every measurement and every cut on each type of roof so you can understand exactly what's required. The author explains how to use an inexpensive hand-held calculator to figure any common, hip, valley, or jack rafter length in seconds -- including rafters on irregular roofs and rafter pitches or lengths that aren't in any rafter table.

Framing Roofs

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585380
Release Date: 2003
Genre: House & Home

In Working with Concrete, veteran builder Rick Arnold explains everything from mix characteristics and formwork options to waterproofing details and repair procedures. You'll benefit from Arnold's years as a general contractor, framer, and foundation contractor as he offers time and money saving advice that comes from understanding the subject from all angles. Get the rock-solid results you're after with this comprehensive guide to building with concrete.

Roof Framer s Bible

Author: Barry D. Mussell
ISBN: 0964335433
Release Date: 2003-03-01
Genre: House & Home

I have been a framer for 16 years and this book has been useful on most of the houses I build. Not only does it have all the standard rafter tables but the irregular combinations as well. It is very easy to understand and gives all the needed formulas. A MUST have for any framer.

A Roof Cutter s Secrets to Framing the Custom Home

Author: Will Holladay
ISBN: 0945186061
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: House & Home

Here is your opportunity to own a copy of the latest version of A Roof Cutter s Secrets (2012). This is the very book that many believe revolutionized the modern home framing industry. It has been the go to reference book of choice for rough carpenters since the late 80s. It remains unrivaled in popularity and relevance. In 350 pages of clear, concise instructions, including over 300 drawings and photos, professional roof cutter Will Holladay shares the knowledge he has gathered over his lengthy career in rough carpentry. There are speed and production tricks/techniques from his years as a roof cutter and stacker in the Los Angeles housing tracts during the 70s; complicated custom home framing methodology from his years as a high end framing contractor along the California Coast during the 80s - 90s; and finally lessons learned from various arcane and oddball situations that he has faced through the 00s and onward as a framing consultant. In KISS format, Will presents the how to principles required to conquer nearly any type of complicated framing challenge. From steep hillside lot underpinning to detailing plates, from plumb and line issues to beam work, from regular roofs to unequal pitch versions, from bastard intersections to polygon and round shaped roofs, from eyebrow dormers to hanging fascia, from simple stair layout to elaborate circular staircase construction, from pop-out Bay windows to chandelier domes - it is all there. Situations not found anywhere else. The amount of information jam packed into this book is absolutely amazing! There is even a special section at the end of the book devoted specifically to applying the Construction Master Calculator to various situations found in the book. A Roof Cutter s Secrets is one resource that you will most certainly want to keep in your tool box. So, no matter where you fit in the construction industry apprentice, journeyman, foreman, supervisor, contractor or architect you re bound to pick up some new techniques and methods from A Roof Cutter s Secrets that will help increase job site productivity and improve the delivered job quality.

Roof Carpentry Practical Lessons In The Framing Of Wood Roofs

Author: George Collings
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781473351561
Release Date: 2016-08-26
Genre: House & Home

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.

Metric Roof Framing

Author: Paul H. (Paul Henricks) Frederickson
ISBN: 0070778655
Release Date: 1981
Genre: Framing (Building)

Framing Roofs

Author: Taunton Press
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 156158147X
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Framing (Building)

Written by master carpenters, this collection of articles culled from the pages of "Fine Homebuilding" teaches readers the techniques that professionals use to measure, lay out, design, and build a wide variety of roofs.

Rough Framing Carpentry

Author: Mark Currie
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0934041865
Release Date: 1993
Genre: House & Home

This book contains all the information necessary for framing houses and light commercial buildings. Includes shortcuts to laying out, speed cutting trimmers and plates, rake walls, installing ceiling backing, ceiling joists and truss joists, arches and drop ceilings--all with time-saving techniques. Over 100 on-the-job photos of how to do it right and what can go wrong.

Advanced Timber Framing

Author: Steve Chappell
Publisher: Corn Hill Books
ISBN: 1889269034
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Architecture

Advanced Timber Framing is a comprehensive treatise on the history, design and construction of traditional timber frame roof systems. Beginning with the history and elements of natural design, author Steve Chappell unfolds the process of designing and building complex heavy timber frame roof systems beginning with the History and Evolution of medieval timber framing through the Design Theory, Layout and Joinery Execution. Using Geometry, Trigonometry and simple Mathematics, mixed with Harmonics and Musical overtones, this book is the most complete work ever written on the Architecture, Art, Design and Construction of Traditional Timber Frame Roof Systems. Along with detailed and colorful chapters on the history and evolution of timber frame roof systems, Chappell goes on to present a comprehensive and highly technical mathematical treatise on the approach to determine rotated angles in a compound roof system. These he unfolds in a sequence of axioms, which he has developed over the past 35 years through his experience of designing, building and teaching the Art of Complex Timber Frame Roof Systems. This book will have a broad appeal to the Architect, Engineer and Professional Builder, as well as to the novice or student interested in the history of the Architecture and Engineering of Traditional Timber Frames.

Complete Book of Framing

Author: Scot Simpson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118216446
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry and framing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated, easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by an expert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This book guides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls, roofs, door and window openings, and stairs. Hundreds of color photographs and illustrations help the reader understand the basics as well as advanced framing methods. This Second Edition is updated to match the framing techniques to the 2009 International Building Code, and introduces the concept of "green framing" regarding material use and handling. Deals with the new corrosive treating methods that began to be used in 2004 for pressure treated wood Covers the time and energy-saving benefits of positive placement nail guns, which have become the industry standard for fastening light gage hardware Includes a glue-laminated beam weight chart, along with a description of crane operations for setting these beams Starting with the basics, this book begins with types of lumber, nails, and what tools are needed, followed by detailed, fully illustrated steps for framing each building element—from planning and layout through specific nailing patterns. Framer-Friendly Tips throughout the book show how to get a task done right—and more easily.

Framing Floors Walls and Ceilings

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561587583
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

All of the major shop machines are covered from drill presses to jointers and planers. There are articles on choosing machines, setting them up, and safe operation. Taken together, these articles comprise a good overview of woodworking machinery as well as providing plans and instructions for building jigs and accessories to make machines more useful.