Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition (6th edition)

Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition (6th edition)

By: Rex Miller (author)Paperback

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Description

Fully updated home carpentry, construction, and remodeling instruction This thoroughly revised, DIY guide takes you through every step of home construction, including remodeling, building additions, and making household repairs. Discover how to select tools, pour foundations, build walls and floors, and install tiles-even handle electrical wiring, plumbing, and insulation! Easy-to-follow instructions, along with more than 1,500 photos and illustrations, clearly demonstrate each technique. Logically organized by building stages, this new edition features the latest tools and materials, information on environmentally friendly building practices, many new and updated images, and a brand new chapter on painting. Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition, shows how to tackle: * Site preparation * Footings and foundations * Concrete slabs and floors * Floor frames * Walls and roof framing * Windows and doors * Exterior and interior walls * Electrical Wiring * Plumbing * Insulation * Paint selection and painting techniques * Interior finishing * Kitchen and bathroom remodeling * Tile setting * Solar heating installation * Termite prevention * Installation of Skylights * Fences, decks, and patios * Private water and sewage systems * And much more

About Author

Mark R. Miller (Tyler, Texas) is Professor of Industrial Technology and coordinator of that section of the Department of HRD & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Miller teaches courses in construction for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 35 technical books and many technical articles. Rex Miller (Round Rock, Texas) is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at the State University of New York College at Buffalo where he taught technical curriculums at the college level for more than 40 years. Dr. Miller authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781259587429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 800
  • ID: 9781259587429
  • weight: 1642
  • ISBN10: 1259587428
  • edition: 6th edition

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