Framing Roofs

Author: Fine Homebuilding

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600850685

Category: House & Home

Page: 188

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From planning and planting to harvesting, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That's good news for gardeners everywhere, as the "eat local" movement continues to gain momentum. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It's all in here. First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation and more. With detailed advice on growing 85 crops, plus sidebars on how to make a garden as attractive as it is productive, readers will delight in finding all the information they'll ever need on vegetable gardening in one place.
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Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

Details for Builders and Designers

Author: Rob Thallon

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561583539

Category: House & Home

Page: 240

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Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening. This wealth of visual information is mined from actual jobsites. Special attention is given throughout to durability and to energy efficiency.
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Framing Roofs

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781561582099

Category: Framing (Building)

Page: 143

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The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Framing Roofs. Updated and redesigned throughout, this book gives builders the very best and current information.
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Roof Framing Made Easy

A Practical and Easily Comprehended System, Adapted to Modern Construction, for Laying Out and Framing Roofs

Author: Owen Bernard Maginnis

Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 9780341744047

Category:

Page: 164

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Layout, Foundation, and Framing

Author: Mark Richard Miller,Rex Miller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764579878

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

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Here's knowledge you can build on Whether you're building a storage shed or your dream house, thesame principles govern choosing a site, setting the foundation,erecting the walls, and putting on the roof. This handy how-toguide has been totally revised and updated to cover new buildingmaterials and the latest techniques in construction and framing.It's where to find answers and solutions, from the first stake tothe last roofing nail. * Choose an appropriate site and lay out the structure * Construct a foundation that meets structural needs and weatherconditions * Work with block building materials * Understand balloon frame, post-and-beam, and platform frameconstruction * Calculate rafter length and choose the right roofingmaterials * Install skylights, cornices, doors, windows, and various types ofsiding
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Complete Guide to Building Log Homes

Author: Monte Burch

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806974866

Category: House & Home

Page: 406

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Discusses floor plans, building lots, log styles, joinery, log house building techniques, insulation, and alternative energy sources
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Roof Framing

Author: Marshall Gross

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780910460408

Category: Reference

Page: 475

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Summary: This is a guide to framing any gable, Dutch, Tudor, California, gambrel, shed, or gazebo roof -- including irregular roofs that can stump even experienced roof cutters. This book takes you through every measurement and every cut on each type of roof so you can understand exactly what's required. The author explains how to use an inexpensive hand-held calculator to figure any common, hip, valley, or jack rafter length in seconds -- including rafters on irregular roofs and rafter pitches or lengths that aren't in any rafter table.
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Civil Architecture

Or, A Complete Theoretical and Practical System of Building

Author: Edward Shaw

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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Miller's Guide to Framing and Roofing

Author: Mark R. Miller,Rex Miller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071451444

Category: House & Home

Page: 299

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Another natural follow-up to the titles we have on the inside of the house, as well as the next step in erecting the house for those who understand Sites, Footings, and Foundations. There are a lot of requirements in the Code for framing and the type of and application of roofs and roofing. Special emphasis will be placed on the type of construction required for those in tornado and hurricane areas. Putting in metal or steel framing - now becoming cheaper than wood will be covered. Discussions will include the use of drills and metal stud screws for those who are more familiar with wood “stick” construction. Provides essential information needed to plan, manage and complete the job. Tip boxes included throughout.
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Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systems

Author: NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118711041

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

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This revised edition of Residential Construction and Kitchen & Bath Systems combines the thorough guides to typical North American building systems for homes for the kitchen and bath industry into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated and revised throughout. Learning to "read a house" is an essential skill for anyone in the kitchen and bath field. This book provides clear, concise explanations of the home's structural systems and components, including the inner workings of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
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Alternative Framing Materials in Residential Construction

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788115882

Category:

Page: 99

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Presents 3 alternative technologies for conventional residential construction: foam-core structural sandwich panels, light-gauge metal framing, and welded-wire sandwich panels. The feasibility, quality, and costs associated with each method are evaluated. By evaluating the design and construction of homes with alternative materials, this report will stimulate builders to investigate building materials options more thoroughly. Background chapter discusses the use and costs of lumber in residential construction. Directory section. 75 tables and photos.
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Elementary Principles of Carpentry

A Treatise on the Pressure and Equilibrium of Timber Framing, the Resistance of Timber, and the Construction of Floors, Roofs, Centres, Bridges, &c. with Practical Rules and Examples. To which is Added an Essay on the Nature and Properties of Timber, Including the Methods of Seasoning, and the Causes and Prevention of Decay, with Descriptions of the Kinds of Wood Used in Building. Also Numerous Tables of the Scantlings of Timber for Different Purposes, the Specific Gravities of Materials, &c. Illustrated by Twenty-two Engravings, and Several Wood Cuts

Author: Thomas Tredgold

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Carpentry

Page: 280

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Handbook for the Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings

Author: N.A

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781568069913

Category:

Page: 150

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Provides engineers involved with the seismic evaluation of existing buildings with guidance concerning the potential earthquake related risk to human life posed by a building or building component.
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Residential Building Codes Illustrated

A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Residential Code

Author: Steven R. Winkel,David S. Collins,Steven P. Juroszek

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470916486

Category: Architecture

Page: 352

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An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s series of focused guides familiarizes code users with the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC) as it applies to residential buildings. The book provides architects, engineers, and other related building professionals with an understanding of how the International Residential Code was developed, and how it is likely to be interpreted when applied to the design and construction of residential buildings. • User-friendly visual format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy • The book’s organization follows the 2009 International Residential Code itself • Nearly 900 illustrations, by architectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of noted illustrator and author Frank Ching, visualize and explain the codes • Text written by experienced experts who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code This book is an essential companion to the IRC for both emerging practitioners and experienced practitioners needing to understand the new IRC.
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The Works

The Industrial Architecture of the United States

Author: Betsy H. Bradley

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195090000

Category: Architecture

Page: 347

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This generously illustrated study of factory buildings documents how these factories were designed to meet the multifarious demands of industry, argues that industrial aesthetic ideals were derived from functional engineering principles (what she terms the "engineering aesthetic"), and contrasts the factory designs of engineers and architects. As Bradley probes the rationale behind the design of factories, she offers readers a useful typology and clarifying terminology.
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Roof Framing Made Easy: A Practical and Easily Comprehended System, Adapted to Modern Construction, for Laying Out and Framing Roofs, Adapted

Author: Owen B. B. Maginnis

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781376735284

Category: History

Page: 56

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Taunton's Carpentry Complete

Expert Advice from Start to Finish

Author: Andy Engel

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600851460

Category: House & Home

Page: 270

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This is a handy reference packed with clear how-to information from an experienced carpenter. All home carpentry projects are covered with clear, step-by-step photos and detailed instructions. This is the nuts and bolts of carpentry, all in one handy volume. Carpenter and author Andy Engel provides homeowners with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference covering all home carpentry projects from the most basic to the most advanced. Full of authoritative and reliable information, Carpentry Complete is designed to help any homeowner or DIYer tackle projects with confidence. Organized so that information can be accessed quickly, this highly visual book makes it easy for readers to find the step-by-step advice they're looking for. With 850 photos and 50 illustrations, it's a must-have reference for any homeowner.
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Building a House

Framing Practices

Author: Charles Simpson,Barry Hodgson

Publisher: Macmillan Education AU

ISBN: 9780732929145

Category: Framing (Building)

Page: 259

View: 4712

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