Release on 2003 | by Fine Homebuilding,Ted Cushman,Clayton Dekorne
Author: Fine Homebuilding,Ted Cushman,Clayton Dekorne
Pubpsher: Taunton Press
Category: House & Home
Comprised of articles taken from "Fine Homebuilding" magazine, this new edition of "Finish Carpentry" has been updated and redesigned throughout to provide builders with the very best current information.
“Spence brings a fresh perspective to familiar subject matter by treating it in a way that stresses professional craftsmanship... opens with sections on tools and safety before moving on to a subject-by-subject treatment of interior and exterior finish work. A whopping 650 detailed drawings and...photographs make it simple to visualize the strategies and techniques.”—Journal of Light Construction.
Cornices and rakes -- Gutters and downspouts -- Wood shingle roofing -- Composition roofing -- Windows and frames -- Window sash and trim -- Prefabricated window units -- Door bucks and frames -- Fitting and hanging doors -- Door trim -- Siding -- Porch trim -- Interior wall covering -- Stair layout and construction -- Stair rails -- Base and ceiling moulding -- Ceiling tile and suspended ceilings -- Cabinets and joinery -- Wood flooring -- Estimating finish carpentry.
Now in its second edition, this essential book clearly and precisely explains all the procedures involved in compiling an estimate of the cost of construction work. Modern, updated coverage includes quantity takeoff, pricing of the contractorâ€™s work, pricing subtrade work, pricing site overheads, and compiling bid documents. This thorough grounding in the principles of construction estimating offers readers the skills required to successfully perform the work of a professional estimator. Drawings for two complete projects â€“ one residential and one commercial â€“ lead users through the complete estimating process for each and forms a basic framework that can easily be applied to various trades on many different types of construction projects.
Release on 2010-07-01 | by Editors of Creative Publishing
Tips & Techniques from the Pros
Author: Editors of Creative Publishing
Pubpsher: Cool Springs Press
Category: House & Home
This volume shows DIY homeowners the tips and techniques pros use to get beautiful precision when installing crown moldings, chair rails, paneling, and window & door millwork. It's a book for the serious DIYer looking to elevate his or her handiwork from the realm of basic competence to fine craftwork.