Framing Roofs

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585386
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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.

Graphic Guide To Frame Construction

Author: Rob Thallon
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561583539
Size: 24.34 MB
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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.

Roof Framing Made Easy

Author: Owen Bernard Maginnis
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
ISBN: 9780343703875
Size: 15.49 MB
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Framing Basics

Author: Rick Peters
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402711206
Size: 41.58 MB
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Have some home improvement notches under your belt--but not feeling quite ready to tackle a major job? You can step up to the big projects...as long as you have this all-color, how-to manual by your side. Whether you're moving an interior wall or adding a shed, these instructions, tips, dozens of large-size photos, and extraordinarily detailed and colorful line drawings will show how to go about making key structural changes to your house. From codes and permits to tools and materials, become privy to the insider information the professionals know. What kind of lumber should you buy? Which nails are right for your job: ring shank or hot-dipped galvanized? How do you demolish a wall without damaging the rest of the house? What's the smart, safe way to construct a garage from the ground up? You won't want to start work without the answers to these and hundreds more important questions about tools, materials, framing systems, post-and-beam, foundations and floors, partitions, barriers, insulation, and much more.

Roof Framing

Author: Marshall Gross
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780910460408
Size: 19.96 MB
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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.

Audel Carpenter S And Builder S Layout Foundation And Framing

Author: Mark Richard Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0764571125
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Here's knowledge you can build on Whether you're building a storage shed or your dream house, the same principles govern choosing a site, setting the foundation, erecting the walls, and putting on the roof. This handy how-to guide has been totally revised and updated to cover new building materials and the latest techniques in construction and framing. It's where to find answers and solutions, from the first stake to the last roofing nail. * Choose an appropriate site and lay out the structure * Construct a foundation that meets structural needs and weather conditions * Work with block building materials * Understand balloon frame, post-and-beam, and platform frame construction * Calculate rafter length and choose the right roofing materials * Install skylights, cornices, doors, windows, and various types of siding

Framing Roofs

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Publisher:
ISBN: 9781561582099
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The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Framing Roofs. Updated and redesigned throughout, this book gives builders the very best and current information.

Miller S Guide To Framing And Roofing

Author: Mark R. Miller
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071451444
Size: 52.84 MB
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Another natural follow-up to the titles we have on the inside of the house, as well as the next step in erecting the house for those who understand Sites, Footings, and Foundations. There are a lot of requirements in the Code for framing and the type of and application of roofs and roofing. Special emphasis will be placed on the type of construction required for those in tornado and hurricane areas. Putting in metal or steel framing - now becoming cheaper than wood will be covered. Discussions will include the use of drills and metal stud screws for those who are more familiar with wood “stick” construction. Provides essential information needed to plan, manage and complete the job. Tip boxes included throughout.

Roof Framing Made Easy A Practical And Easily Comprehended System Adapted To Modern Construction For Laying Out And Framing Roofs Adapted

Author: Owen B. B. Maginnis
Publisher: Sagwan Press
ISBN: 9781376735284
Size: 20.59 MB
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