Complete Book of Framing

Complete Book of Framing

An Illustrated Guide for Residential Construction

eBook - 2012
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The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry and framing

Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated, easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by an expert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This book guides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls, roofs, door and window openings, and stairs. Hundreds of color photographs and illustrations help the reader understand the basics as well as advanced framing methods. This Second Edition is updated to match the framing techniques to the 2009 International Building Code, and introduces the concept of "green framing" regarding material use and handling.

Deals with the new corrosive treating methods that began to be used in 2004 for pressure treated wood Covers the time and energy-saving benefits of positive placement nail guns, which have become the industry standard for fastening light gage hardware Includes a glue-laminated beam weight chart, along with a description of crane operations for setting these beams

Starting with the basics, this book begins with types of lumber, nails, and what tools are needed, followed by detailed, fully illustrated steps for framing each building element'from planning and layout through specific nailing patterns. Framer-Friendly Tips throughout the book show how to get a task done right'and more easily.

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : RSMeans/John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
Edition: 2nd ed.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 1118113497
9781118216408
9781118113493
1118216407
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 348 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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