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Modern Carpentry

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Author: Wagner, Willis H.

Brand: Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher

Edition: Twelfth Edition, Textbook

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 976

Release Date: 23-02-2015

Details: Product Description Modern Carpentry is a colorful, easy-to-understand source of authoritative and up-to-date information on building materials, tools, and construction methods. It provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction. The text also familiarizes you with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVAC. Changes for this edition include a new Green Building and Certification Programs chapter, new Thinking Green features, increased coverage of IRC and OSHA requirements, and increased safety and rigging content. A career chapter and construction Careers features throughout the text introduce student to the 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.   About the Author 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 to Modern Carpentry a great deal of construction education experience from multiple perspectives. Besides working as a carpenter and contractor, he has worked as a carpentry instructor and as a consultant to both secondary and postsecondary educators. Mr. Huth has also written textbooks in the areas of construction print reading, construction principles, and construction math.

Package Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.9 x 1.5 inches

Languages: English