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Modern Carpentry: Essential Skills for the Building Trades

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Willis H. Wagner and Howard Bud Smith
Hardbound, 8.75"x11.25", 1006 pages, color photos and line drawings
Goodheart-Wilcox
11th edition, published 2008

This is the text book of carpentry and framing. We have been carrying this book since 1976 when we opened the bookstore and watched its revisions. It covers everything from building material description, safety tips, hand tools, power tools, site layout, plan creation/reading, foundations, floor framing, wall and ceiling framing, roof framing, roofing, siding, and much more. If we had a text book for our Design Build Class this book would certainly be a contender!

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