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Modern Carpentry, 11th Edition

By: Willis H. Wagner and Howard "Bud" Smith
ISBN: 978-1-59070-648-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2008
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
The 11th Edition of Modern Carpentry - Essential Skills for the Building Trades includes two new chapters, covering framing with steel and the building of decks and porches, as well as numerous text and illustration changes to depict current materials and practices. The text provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout; foundations; framing and sheathing; roofing; windows and doors; exterior finish; stairs; cabinetry, and finishing procedures for interior walls, floors, and ceilings.

Beyond a solid discussion of building basics, Modern Carpentry covers special topics such as constructing stairs, chimneys, fireplaces, and decks. Systems-built (prefabricated) houses, remodeling, cabinet installation, solar construction, and painting and decorating are also covered.

To familiarize carpentry students with other aspects of the building trades, the text includes chapters on mechanical systems: electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. Throughout the text, safe working practices are emphasized, and special attention is paid to proper use of the latest tools, materials, and prefabricated components.
  • Chapters are arranged in a logical sequence, similar to the order in which the phases of building construction are performed.
  • Includes many step-by-step procedures set as boxed features.
  • Uses clear, nontechnical language and detailed illustrations to provide the most easy-to-understand presentation of any carpentry book on the market.
  • Provides useful career information in a dedicated chapter and more than 20 “On-the-Job” features throughout the book that describe specific building trades occupations.
  • Provides detailed coverage of both residential and light commercial construction.
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Text 1006 978-1-59070-648-0 $96.00 $72.00
Provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing procedures for interior walls, floors, and ceilings. Beyond a discussion of building basics, Modern Carpentry covers special topics such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks. Systems-built (prefabricated) housing, remodeling, cabinet installation, solar construction, and painting and decorating are also covered.
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Workbook 182 978-1-59070-649-7 $26.64 $19.98
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-59070-652-7 $266.64 $199.98 *
Provides instant access to useful instructional resources, ready to print, as you need them. Reproducible masters are presented in PowerPoint format for easy classroom use. Related Web links allow you to connect to numerous online resources. Also included are lesson plans that you can quickly customize to make daily lesson planning easy.

Also included on this CD is the ExamView Assessment Suite.

System Requirements
Windows 98 SE (or higher); Minimum 128 MB of RAM (256 MB RAM recommended); Intel Pentium II 450 MHz processor (or higher); Adobe® Reader® (download link included on CD); PowerPoint® or PowerPoint Viewer (download link included on CD) or higher; Internet browser (Microsoft® Internet Explorer recommended).
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Related Title(s)
Foundations and Framing DVD Series Roofing DVD Series Closing In DVD Series Interior Finishing DVD Series
Table of Contents

Preparing to Build
1. Building Materials
2. The Carpenters Workplace
3. Plans, Specifications, and Codes
4. Hand Tools
5. Power Tools
6. Building Layout
Footings, Foundations, and Framing
7. Footings and Foundations
8. Floor Framing
9. Wall and Ceiling Framing
10. Roof Framing
11. Framing with Steel
Closing In
12. Roofing Materials and Methods
13. Windows and Exterior Doors
14. Exterior Wall Finish
Finishing
15. Thermal and Sound Insulation
16. Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish
17. Finish Flooring
18. Stair Construction
19. Doors and Interior Trim
20. Cabinetry
21. Painting, Finishing, and Decorating
Special Construction
22. Chimneys and Fireplaces
23. Post-and-Beam Construction
24. Systems-Built Housing
25. Passive Solar Construction
26. Remodeling, Renovating, and Repairing
27. Building Decks and Porches
Mechanical Systems
28. Electrical Wiring
29. Plumbing Systems
30. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Scaffolds and Careers
31. Scaffolds and Ladders
32. CarpentryA Career Path
Look Inside
Text
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Introduction (PDF, 1.41 MB)
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Chapter 6 (PDF, 863 KB)
PDF
Chapter 18 (PDF, 634 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction Technology)
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Chapter 6 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction Technology)
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Chapter 18 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction Technology)
Correlations
Alabama
PDF
Carpentry I (PDF, 69 KB)
PDF
Carpentry II (PDF, 70 KB)
Arkansas
 
Construction Technology - Carpentry, Grades 9-12
 
Construction Technology - Construction Fundamentals, Grades 9-12
Georgia
PDF
Carpentry I (PDF, 142 KB)
PDF
Carpentry II (PDF, 138 KB)
Kentucky
 
Residential/ Commercial Carpentry, Grades 9-12
Louisiana
PDF
Carpentry, Grades 9-12 (PDF, 151 KB)
Massachusetts
Tennessee
PDF
Carpentry I (PDF, 218 KB)
Utah
 
Carpentry
About the Author(s)

Willis H. Wagner - was Professor Emeritus for the Department of Industrial Technology at Iowa State University. Mr. Wagner earned a bachelor of science degree from Central Missouri State University and a master of science degree from the University of Missouri. He worked in industry as a drafter and woodworker, and taught at the high school and collegiate levels. Mr. Wagner was a member of IAITA and ITEEA, and an honorary member of the Waterloo Technical Society.

Howard "Bud" Smith - spent most of his career as a magazine and textbook editor. He also worked as a carpenter for several years while earning a Ph.D. in journalism from Marquette University. Mr. Smith is the author of Energy and coauthor of Understanding Technology. Additionally, he has published articles in a variety of magazines over his career. He is currently retired.