The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller.
Carpentry, Sixth Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore:
- Building plans
- Sitework and layout
- Footings and foundations
- Interior and exterior surfaces
- Cabinetry and flooring
- And more!
This edition includes materials and techniques with updated references to the International Residential Code (IRC), as well as a national approach to construction styles that takes into account regional variations caused by local environmental factors.