Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

Author: Robert Thallon
Publisher:
ISBN: 163186372X
Release Date: 2016-06-28
Genre: House & Home

A classic reference, the Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is a comprehensive visual handbook filled with hundreds of meticulous drawings showing the framing details you need to understand when building with wood. This revised fourth edition reflects the most recent changes in residential frame construction. It contains more details for engineered wood products, fasteners, and seismic hold-down requirements, as well as the latest IRC code updates. It is well annotated and covers foundations, floors, walls, stairs, and roofs. Because examples are taken from actual job sites by a trusted expert, this book is an invaluable visual aid that can help builders and homeowners alike to tackle a wide range of framing projects.

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.

Fundamentals of Residential Construction

Author: Edward Allen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118978009
Release Date: 2017-02-08
Genre: Architecture

The leading guide to professional home construction, updated and expanded Fundamentals of Residential Construction is the definitive guide to single family and multifamily home building that details every step of the construction process. From siting and foundations to finishing details, this book provides a complete walk-through of professional home construction. Over 1,200 drawings and photographs animate the textbook, while interactive supplementary online resources help facilitate an understanding of the material. This fourth edition accommodates the latest developments in materials and methods, including new coverage of sustainable building and energy efficiency, multifamily construction, prefabricated building components, and CAD/BIM planning tools in residential construction. Authoritative coverage of wood light-frame construction, building systems, industrialized fabrication, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel and masonry construction, multi-family buildings, and more provides a solid foundation in residential construction methods, tools, and processes. Building a home requires a deeply integrated understanding of materials, structures, codes, and management procedures. Because the process involves such a broad array of considerations and challenges, construction professionals must regularly draw on a clear body of knowledge to keep a project running smoothly. This book helps you lay the groundwork of expertise required to successfully complete a residential project. • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of common materials and systems • Understand site preparation, foundations, and framing • Delve into the details of roofing, finishing, and energy efficiency • Understand heating/cooling, plumbing, and electrical options • Examine the latest codes, costs, and management best practices Designing and constructing a home presents a unique project dynamic; people's homes are their sanctuaries, where they make the memories of a lifetime. They must be designed to be lived in, not simply "used." Lifetime costs play a major role in decision-making, materials must be carefully chosen and sourced, and spaces must be structured to be efficient yet enjoyable. Fundamentals of Residential Construction shows you how to bring it all together to turn a project into a family's cherished home.

Graphic Guide to Site Construction

Author: Rob Thallon
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 1561585491
Release Date: 2003
Genre: House & Home

From one end of the property line to the other, Graphic Guide to Site Construction provides you with the essential details on a vast array of residential site construction projects - from basic walkways to driveways, retaining walls, septic systems, decks

Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction

Author: Steven Bliss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471648369
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Architecture

The most comprehensive guide to material selection & installation It takes a wise choice of building materials and details to create durable, attractive, and affordable custom homes and remodeling projects. Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction provides up-to-date, field-tested recommendations that help professionals balance cost and performance when designing and building residential projects. Steven Bliss, former editorial director of The Journal of Light Construction and founding editor of Progressive Builder, draws on his extensive knowledge as a practicing builder, designer, and construction editor to help building professionals select the right materials for every job and install them with confidence. This one-stop resource covers the real-world challenges of material selection and installation so designers, contractors, and building owners can make informed decisions for all major building components. Useful to architects, designers, and specifiers--as well as contractors, builders, and developers--Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction features: * More than 200 photos and illustrations of critical residential construction details * Installation tips and cautions that help prevent costly product failures * Descriptions of the latest composites and synthetics that are changing the way we build * Easy-to-use charts for making quick product comparisons * An authoritative guide to indoor air quality and healthy house construction

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.

Framing a House

Author: Roe Osborn
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600851018
Release Date: 2010
Genre: House & Home

House framing can be an intimidating challenge. This comprehensive, accessible, and highly visual book by former "Fine Homebuilding" editor and builder Osborn walks readers through this complicated process with ease.

Residential Structure Framing

Author: Robert Randall (P.E.)
Publisher: Journal of Light Construction Books
ISBN: 1928580173
Release Date: 2004-07-01
Genre: House & Home

Find practical engineering and advanced framing techniques for builders and remodelers. Advice on using the latest building materials and methods helps create strong, durable, high-quality structures

Residential Framing

Author: William Perkins Spence
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 0806985941
Release Date: 1993
Genre: House & Home

“Opens the subject to anyone...explores all the standard framing methods for floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs... demystifies some of the more obscure tasks, such as building gable dormers, multiple-pitched roofs, staircase construction, and structural foundations. There’s even a section devoted to post-and-beam construction. The book concludes with a discussion about door and window installation, exterior siding and interior finishing.”—Popular Mechanics.

The Essential Guide to Framing

Author: Journal of Light Construction
Publisher: Home Planners, LLC
ISBN: 193113149X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

Erecting solid, sturdy rooms requires a skilled hand in framing. This comprehensive guide offers easy-to-follow steps for framing a room and a trouble-shooting section to help avoid common mistakes.

House Framing

Author: John D. Wagner
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 1580112358
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

Leads readers step-by-step through the house framing process. 788 photographs and illustrations.

Problem Seeking

Author: William M. Pena
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118152935
Release Date: 2012-02-16
Genre: Architecture

The classic programming guide for architects and clients¿¿—fully updated and revised Architectural programming is a team effort that requires close cooperation between architects and their clients. Problem Seeking, Fifth Edition lays out a five-step procedure that teams can follow when programming any building or series of buildings, from a small house to a hospital complex. This simple yet comprehensive process encompasses the entire range of factors that influence the design of buildings. This Fifth Edition of the only programming guide appropriate for both architect and client features new information related to BIM, integrated practice, and sustainable design when programming. Supplemented with more than 120 illustrations and diagrams updated for this edition, this indispensable resource provides revised technical information and faster, easier access to explanations, examples, and tools, including: Guidance on incorporating the latest technological tools when programming A primer on discounted cash flow analysis and net present value analysis Project statement examples organized by project phase and building type Useful techniques for data management, functional relationship analysis, and more

Theories of the Policy Process

Author: Paul A. Sabatier
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780813349275
Release Date: 2014-07-08
Genre: Political Science

Theories of the Policy Process provides a forum for experts in the most established and widely used theoretical frameworks in policy process research to present the basic propositions, empirical evidence, latest updates, and promising future research opportunities of each framework. This well-regarded volume covers such enduring classics as Multiple Streams (Herweg et al.), Punctuated Equilibrium (Baumgartner et al.), Advocacy Coalition Framework (Jenkins-Smith et al.), Institutional Analysis and Development Framework (Schlager and Cox), and Policy Diffusion (Berry and Berry), as well as two newer theories-Policy Feedback (Mettler and SoRelle) and Narrative Policy Framework (Shanahan et al.). The fourth edition includes discussion of global and comparative perspectives in each theoretical chapter plus a brand-new chapter that explores how these theories have been adapted for, and employed in, non-American and non-Western contexts. An expanded introduction and revised conclusion fully examines and contextualizes the history, trajectories, and functions of public policy research. Since its first publication in 1999, Theories of the Policy Process has been, and remains, the quintessential gateway to the field of policy process research for students, scholars, and practitioners.

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.