Roof Framing

Author: Marshall Gross
Publisher:
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.

The Roof Framer s Bible

Author: Barry D. Mussell
Publisher:
ISBN: 0964335417
Release Date: 1996-07-01
Genre: Framing (Building)

68 different pitch combinations of "bastard" hip roofs at your fingertips. Don't curse the architect -- let this book make you an accomplished master of irregular pitched roof systems. You'll be the envy of your crew, and irregular or "bastard" roofs will be under your command. This rare pocket-sized book comes hardbound with a cloth marker like a true Bible.

A Roof Cutter s Secrets to Framing the Custom Home

Author: Will Holladay
Publisher:
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.

Miller s Guide to Framing and Roofing

Author: Mark R. Miller
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071451447
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

"This complete how-to guide covers the gamut of residential framing and roofing projects, from conventional techniques and materials through metal and insulated-concrete-form framing methods, to assessing energy factors - even site preparation, and working with footings, forms, and foundations. It fully covers running a safe and sound construction site, drainage and waterproofing, termite protection, the uses of pressure-treated wood, and exactly what you need to know - both tools and skills - to build the newest red iron, galvanised steel, and concrete-form frames." -- back cover.

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.

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.

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.