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This essential reference provides fast, effective, on-the-job calculation solutions to the construction trade’s most common problems and situations.

Contents: Site Work * Footings * Foundations * Sills and Joists * Sub Flooring * Wall Framing * Stairs * Rafters * Trusses * Roof Sheathing * Wall Sheathing * Roof Coverings * Windows * Exterior Doors * Siding * Exterior Trim

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SOLUTIONS THAT ARE A CUT ABOVE

This illustrated, tip-filled guide gives you all the formulas and examples you need to solve a broad range of problems in carpentry -- and much more! Coauthored by a master carpenter and a popular construction author and master builder, Carpenter's Calculations Manual can help you construct a gazebo or a complete housing project. From calculating cuts, figuring lumber needs, to producing full takeoffs and tight joints, this guide helps you avoid wasted wood, flawed construction, and do-overs.

Carpenter's Calculations Manual helps you estimate and do it right the first time with:

  • Solutions designed specifically for the building trades
  • Easy-access answers in illustrations, photos, and boxes
  • Dozens of quick-read charts and tables
  • Minimal text -- just enough to explain the calculations
  • Fast help with framing requirements
  • Simple-to-use roofing calculations
  • Master-carpenter tips and tricks throughout
  • And much more

SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY CARPENTRY TASK • Site Work • Footings • Foundations • Sills and Joists • Subflooring • Wall Framing • Stairs • Rafters • Trusses • Roof Sheathing • Wall Sheathing • Roof Coverings • Windows • Exterior Doors • Sidings • Exterior Trim •

About the Author:

Roger Tarbox is a master carpenter with 30 years of experience. He is a native of Maine who has worked in Colorado, New Hampshire, and Maine. Mr. Tarbox has build countless homes, garages, additions, and similar structures. In addition to his work as a carpenter and contractor, he has intimate knowledge of running a sawmill and creating perfect wood products. Mr. Tarbox resides in mid-coast Maine with his wife, Lynn, and enjoys woodworking as a hobby.

R. Dodge Woodson has owned and operated his own building, remodeling, and plumbing companies since 1979. His licenses have included those of a Class A builder, a master plumber, and a master gasfitter. He has built as many as 60 homes per year and remodeled countless homes. The author of dozens of books, Mr. Woodson has a reputation for delivering technical data in a reader-friendly way. R. Dodge Woodson is the president of The Masters Group, Inc., a construction, remodeling, and plumbing firm in Maine.

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