The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. CARPENTRY, 5TH EDITION follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to exp... more
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VISUALS OF LIVE CONSTRUCTION: Visuals of live construction sites assist hands-on learners in making an e... more
WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? At the end of each unit, these new features pose questions about a photograph which shows a situation in which one or more things are wrong. The companion photo shows the situation corrected with a textual description of the problem and how it was corrected. These fea... more