Carpenter's Calculations Manual

Roger Tarbox (Author) R. Woodson (Author)
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This illustrated, tip-filled guide gives you all the formulas and examples you need to solve a broad range of problems in carpentry -- and much more! Coauthored by a master carpenter and a popular construction author and master builder, Carpenter's Calculations Manual can help you construct a gazebo or a complete housing project. From calculating cuts, figuring lumber needs, to producing full takeoffs and tight joints, this guide helps you avoid wasted wood, flawed construction, and do-overs.

Carpenter's Calculations Manual helps you estimate and do it right the first time with:

  • Solutions designed specifically for the building trades
  • Easy-access answers in illustrations, photos, and boxes
  • Dozens of quick-read charts and tables
  • Minimal text -- just enough to explain the calculations
  • Fast help with framing requirements
  • Simple-to-use roofing calculations
  • Master-carpenter tips and tricks throughout
  • And much more

SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY CARPENTRY TASK * Site Work * Footings * Foundations * Sills and Joists * Subflooring * Wall Framing * Stairs * Rafters * Trusses * Roof Sheathing * Wall Sheathing * Roof Coverings * Windows * Exterior Doors * Sidings * Exterior Trim *

Product Details

McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date
16 September 2004

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