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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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 Trade Press

ISBN: 9780343703868

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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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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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Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Layout, Foundation, and Framing

Author: Mark Richard Miller,Rex Miller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764571125

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, the same principles govern choosing a site, setting the foundation, erecting the walls, and putting on the roof. This handy how-to guide has been totally revised and updated to cover new building materials and the latest techniques in construction and framing. It's where to find answers and solutions, from the first stake to the last roofing nail. * Choose an appropriate site and lay out the structure * Construct a foundation that meets structural needs and weather conditions * Work with block building materials * Understand balloon frame, post-and-beam, and platform frame construction * Calculate rafter length and choose the right roofing materials * Install skylights, cornices, doors, windows, and various types of siding
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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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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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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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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

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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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