Miller's Guide to Framing and Roofing

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2005 - House & Home - 299 pages
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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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Contents

Safety and Carpentry Tools
1
Building Floor Frames
20
Introduction
42
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Mark R. Miller and Rex Millerhave a proven record in easy-to-follow construction guides. TheirCarpentry & Constructionhas been in print for more than 25 years and may be the most popular home building and home remodeling guide ever! One online reviewer said, "It has given me the confidence to build my own house, even though I can't swing a hammer without hitting my thumb." The authors have taught construction, management, and technical skills at the university level for many years.

Mark R. Milleris Professor of Industrial Technology at The University of Texas, in Tyler, Texas. He teaches construction courses for future middle managers in the trade. He is coauthor of several technical books, including the best-sellingCarpentry & Construction,now in its fourth edition. He lives in Tyler.

Rex Milleris Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo and has taught technical curriculum at the college level for more than 40 years. He is the co-author of the best-sellingCarpentry & Construction,now in its fourth edition, and the author of more than 75 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs. He lives in Round Rock, Texas.

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