Complete Book of Framing
An Illustrated Guide for Residential ConstructionBook - 2007
Start with the basics. The book begins with types of lumber, nails, and what tools are needed, followed by detailed, fully illustrated steps for framing each building element - from planning and layout through specific nailing patterns. Framer-Friendly Tips throughout the book show how to get a task done right - and more easily.
Features of the Complete Book of Framing include:Advanced framing topics for complex walls, roofs, and stairs shown step by step for a clear understanding Essential details, such as how to install window flashing and pre-hung or sliding glass doors The latest building code requirements (including earthquake and hurricane construction) New materials like composite wood products Time-saving methods for taking measurements and figuring rafter lengths and angles Website access to framing formulas and a glossary to bring you up to speed on framing terms used by contractors and lumberyards (in English and Spanish)