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.

Framing floors Walls Ceilings

Author: Taunton Press
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 1561581488
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A solidly constructed wood frame is the key to a well-built house. This collection of articles from "Fine Homebuilding" magazine provides firsthand knowledge on how to frame floors, walls and ceilings like the pros. You'll learn how to: frame walls faster and straighterbuild solid, squeakless floorsSave money and time with efficient planning, layout and cutting techniquesand much more Since it began publication in 1981, Fine Homebuilding" has been the magazine of choice for builders and homeowners interested in working smarter, faster and better. The "Best of Fine Homebuilding" series organizes the most useful articles from the first 100 issues of Fine Homebuilding" magazine by subject. Whether you are working on your own house or in the building trades, you will find the field-tested information you need right here.

Framing Floors Walls and Ceilings

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Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 156158570X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: House & Home

All new...completely updated best-seller: Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. With a fresh new design and the latest, up-to-the-minute content, this edition more than lives up to its billing as part of the For Pros By Pros series. Loaded with essential field-tested information from working pros it's the go-to resource for pros and serious non-pros, covering all this and more: Construction methods, techniques, and trade secrets from some of today's finest builders from across the country In-depth instruction on specific types of framing fundamentals and materials The most current information on energy-efficient framing practices Learn the latest from the best in the business! Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings distills decades of builder-tested methods and techniques as some of America's finest builders pass on their hard-won secrets and latest know-how. From the basics of framing to advanced techniques for framing curved walls and cathedral ceilings, it's all here for you, including 6 proven ways to build energy-smart walls. Know-how you can't afford to be without! Learn how the experts frame with a crane, support a cantilevered bay, frame big gable walls safely, and use double-stud walls to conserve energy. Don't take chances and avoid trouble when you know how to: manage job-site mud choose the right framing material frame strong stable floors work with factory-built walls remodel a flat ceiling into a cathedral and so much more The best, most comprehensive framing guide around. This latest edition of Framing Floors Walls & Ceilings is a treasure trove of trusted advice. With 350 color photographs and 50 instructive illustrations, it puts, right at your fingertips and all in one place, the best articles on all aspects of framing compiled from Fine Homebuilding, the most respected residential construction magazine in the country.

Carpentry

Author: Larry Haun
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561581672
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Drawing on his half-century of experience as a builder, the author outlines step-by-step instructions on how to construct a home safely, complete with trade tips and shortcuts from the pros. IP.

Roofing Flashing Waterproofing

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Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561587788
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

Articles written by the pros will help the worker to properly flash walls and roofs, avoid all common flashing errors, prevent ice dams, shingle a roof valley, lay out three-tab shingles, install a rubber roof and install steel roofing.

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

Author: Rob Thallon
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561583537
Release Date: 2000
Genre: House & Home

Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening. This wealth of visual information is mined from actual jobsites. Special attention is given throughout to durability and to energy efficiency.

Framing Roofs

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600850684
Release Date: 2010
Genre: House & Home

From planning and planting to harvesting, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That's good news for gardeners everywhere, as the "eat local" movement continues to gain momentum. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It's all in here. First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation and more. With detailed advice on growing 85 crops, plus sidebars on how to make a garden as attractive as it is productive, readers will delight in finding all the information they'll ever need on vegetable gardening in one place.

Contractor s Guide to the Building Code

Author: Jack M. Hageman
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572182028
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Don't let your jobs be held up by failing code inspections. Smooth sign-off by the inspector is the goal, but to make this ideal happen on your job site, you need to understand the requirements of latest editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Code. Understanding what the codes require can be a real challenge. This new, completely revised Contractor's Guide to the Building Code cuts through the "legalese" of the code books. It explains the important requirements for residential and light commercial structures in plain, simple English so you can get it right the first time.

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.

Contractor s Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2003

Author: Karen Mitchell
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 1572181303
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

Easily master QuickBooks Pro 2003 and quickly learn how to generate reports to help you analyze your company's progress. Includes a FREE CD-ROM with preconfigured construction company files for QuickBooks Pro, including one for Canada. Just drag the company file onto your hard drive and then fill it in with your vendors, subs, and customers. Also included is a complete estimating program with a cost database to help you estimate your jobs, and a unique translation tool to transfer the estimate to QuickBooks Pro for job costing. Includes 40 FREE construction forms.

Graphic Guide to Interior Details

Author: Rob Thallon
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: UOM:39015037462887
Release Date: 1996
Genre: House & Home

This is the essential resource for designers, builders and others who select and install panelling, flooring, cabinetry, stairways and trim. Just as Thallon's Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is the standard for residential frame construction details, this carefully researched volume is the authoritative guide to interior construction details.

Precision Framing

Author: Mike Guertin
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561586349
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Developed as a guide for the authors' crews, this book has evolved into a comprehensive framing handbook -- from basics to finishing techniques. It combines common sense, sound engineering, and craftsmanship. Custom framers can use these procedures -- or adapt them to their needs -- to achieve labor efficiency and excellent results every time.

Working Alone

Author: John Carroll
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585459
Release Date: 2001
Genre: House & Home

-- Discusses all aspects of laying foundations, raising walls, and more for small or one-person crews

Home Recording Studio Build it Like the Pros

Author: Gervais
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435457188
Release Date: 2010-09-29
Genre: Music

With the advances in digital technology, musicians can now produce their own music. But the gear is only part of the equation when it comes to recording and mixing. The next part is finding a soundproof room that you can produce it in. Unfortunately, any old room in your house will not suffice for a quality recording. Without a decent room, you'll never be able to record a studio-quality recording you'll be proud of and excited to have other people hear. So how do you go about creating a space in your home that has similar acoustics to that of a world-class studio? How do you soundproof this room to keep your sound in and outside noise out? How do you construct or modify the room so that its size and shape best complement its function? HOME RECORDING STUDIO: BUILD IT LIKE THE PROS, SECOND EDITION teaches you how to do all these things, from building a professional home studio to saving thousands of dollars in the process. This book teaches you how to design and understand your room – how to treat it, wire it, and condition it – while using widely available materials. Each step features visual aids to illustrate underlying concepts, as well as professional tips and examples from actual studios. Everything is covered, from room design to electrical considerations, from room treatments to codes, permits, special needs, and more.