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Modern Carpentry, 12th Edition

By: Willis H. Wagner, Howard "Bud" Smith, and Mark W. Huth
ISBN: 978-1-63126-083-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2016
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing. Special topics, such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks, are also covered. The text familiarizes students with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVACR.
  • Changes for this edition include a new Green Building and Certification Programs chapter, new Thinking Green features, increased coverage of International Residential Code (IRC) and OSHA requirements, and increased safety and rigging content.
  • A career chapter and Construction Careers features throughout the text introduce students to on-the-job success factors, including basic skills, safety, attitudes, and career opportunities.
  • Detailed, step-by-step procedures break down complex operations into easy-to-follow tasks, ensuring student success.
Products & Prices
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price Order Quantity
Text 976 978-1-63126-083-4 $124.00
Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing. Special topics, such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks, are also covered. The text familiarizes students with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVACR.
  • Changes for this edition include a new Green Building and Certification Programs chapter, new Thinking Green features, increased coverage of International Residential Code (IRC) and OSHA requirements, and increased safety and rigging content.
  • A career chapter and Construction Careers features throughout the text introduce students to on-the-job success factors, including basic skills, safety, attitudes, and career opportunities.
  • Detailed, step-by-step procedures break down complex operations into easy-to-follow tasks, ensuring student success.
Workbook 190 978-1-63126-087-2 $33.28
The student workbook provides minds-on practice with questions and activities. Each chapter corresponds to the text and reinforces key concepts and applied knowledge. The workbook assists teachers in gauging student progress with various-type questions, including Multiple Choice, Completion, True/False, and Matching. Perforated pages allow these end-of-chapter assessments to be removed and handed in to instructor.
Bundle (Text + Lab Workbook) 978-1-63126-088-9 $149.00
Bundle contains copy of Modern Carpentry textbook and Lab Workbook.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-091-9 $266.64 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Course Outlines. Outlines for 18-week, 36-week, and 72-week courses in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Correlation Charts. Charts correlating the textbook to Precision Exams and SkillsUSA Carpentry Standards in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Textbook and Workbook Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in DOCX format.
  • Procedure Checklists. Procedure checklists in DOCX format.
System Requirements
Windows:
Intel Pentium II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe Reader (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh: PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel processor, Mac OS X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe Reader (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1590 test questions 978-1-63126-092-6 $248.00 *
The ExamView Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView Assessment Suite includes the ExamView Test Generator, ExamView Test Manager, and ExamView Test Player. This product includes 32 test banks with a total of 1590 questions. Please refer to the ExamView Assessment Suite User’s Guide (Manual.pdf) on this CD for features and functions of the ExamView programs.

System Requirements
Windows
: Windows XP SP or later; Intel Pentium IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
Macintosh: Mac OS 10.6 or later; Intel Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 1130 slides 978-1-63126-093-3 $244.00 *
Individual License. This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 32 chapters, comprising over 1130 slides of instructional material.
The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel Pentium II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download), and Adobe Reader (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel processor, Mac OS X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9.X), and Adobe Reader (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Previous Edition
Modern Carpentry, 11th Edition
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. The Carpenter's Workplace
2. Safety
3. Building Materials
4. Hand Tools
5. Power Tools
6. Scaffolds, Ladders, and Rigging
7. Plans, Specifications, and Codes
8. Building Layout
Foundations and Framing
9. Footings and Foundations
10. Floor Framing
11. Wall and Ceiling Framing
12. Roof Framing
13. Framing with Steel
Closing In
14. Roofing Materials and Methods
15. Windows and Exterior Doors
16. Exterior Wall Finish
Finishing
17. Thermal and Sound Insulation
18. Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish
19. Finish Flooring
20. Stair Construction
21. Doors and Interior Trim
22. Cabinetry
23. Painting, Finishing, and Decorating
Special Construction
24. Chimneys and Fireplaces
25. Post-and-Beam Construction
26. Systems-Built Housing
27. Green Building and Certification Programs
28. Remodeling, Renovating, and Repairing
29. Building Decks and Porches
Mechanical Systems
30. Electrical Wiring
31. Plumbing Systems
32. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
Sample Video Clip
Online Learning Suite Tour (Sample Video Clip, 00:01:40)
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Chapter 2 E-Flash Cards (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 2 Matching (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary Game (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 2 Review Questions (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 E-Flash Cards (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Matching (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Vocabulary Game (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Activity: Platform Framing (p234) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Activity: Floor Framing (p235) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Activity: Structural Steel Shapes (p240) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Activity: Floor Framing Members (p248) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Installing Posts and Girders Video (p237) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Installing Sill Plates Video (p242) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Installing Joists Video (p245) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Installing Subfloor Video (p257) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Marking Joist Locations on Band Joist Animation (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Assembling Floor Opening Frames Animation (p253) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Joist Beam Stress Animation (p256) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 10 Review Questions (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 2 (PPS, 4.58 MB)
PPS
Chapter 10 (PPS, 6.45 MB)
Correlations
Idaho
Massachusetts
Precision Exams
PDF
Carpentry Exam (PDF, 576 KB)
Tennessee
Texas
Texas ELPS
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.

Mark W. Huth - brings a great deal of relevant experience from multiple perspectives. He served seven years in the U.S. Navy as an aviation machinists mate where he was recognized for proficiency in his craft. Following the Navy, he received a baccalaureate degree from the State University of New York at Oswego. Mr. Huth taught high school for several years before beginning a career in educational publishing. His publishing career provided him with the opportunity to work with some of the most successful teachers across North America. Mr. Huth is the author of many career and technical education titles, such as Modern Carpentry, as well as successful textbooks on math topics.