Carpentry

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Cengage Learning, Aug 1, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 256 pages
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This comprehensive, hands-on resource covers all aspects of carpentry, from the foundations of the building to the rooftop. The material is presented, step by step, in logical order of construction of atypical wood-frame building. Nearly 1,300 illustrations and tricks of the trade are included, along with information on scaffolding, rating man-made panels for structural purposes, energy conservation, cabinets and countertops, new materials, and more.

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Retired Instructor

Floyd Vogt is a sixth-generation carpenter and contractor. His family operated a small business devoted to all phases of home construction, and he began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985 he began teaching in the Carpentry program at the State University of New York, Delhi. He has taught many courses, including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor in the Construction Design-Build Management bachelor's degree program, where his course responsibilities include residential construction, AutoCAD, construction seminar, and physical science applications. He has also served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and as a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor. Mr. Vogt is also the co-author or CARPENTRY, 6E and he is a member of a local town planning board.

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