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 (Kingsville, TX) Chairman and Associate Professor of Industrial Technology at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas. He teaches construction courses for future middle managers in the trade. Co-author of several technical books including McGraw-Hill’s best selling Carpentry & Construction 3/e.

Rex Miller (Round Rock, TX) is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo, and has taught technical curriculums at the college level for more than 40 years. He is the co-author of McGraw-Hill’s best-selling Carpentry & Construction 3/e, and the author of more than 75 texts for vocation and industrial arts programs.

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