Higher Education

Carpentry, 4th Edition

  • Floyd Vogt State University of New York, Delhi
  • ISBN-10: 1401870694  |  ISBN-13: 9781401870690
  • 1008 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2001, 1996, 1984
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.75
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. Carpentry, 4th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This edition includes new materials and techniques with updated references to the International Residential Code (IRC), as well as a national approach to construction styles that takes into account regional variations caused by local environmental factors

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Features and Benefits

  • a new full-color design showcasing photo-realistic line art and new, up-to-date photos offers a realistic representation of residential construction from which learners can make practical connections between descriptions and application of concepts
  • visuals of live construction sites assist hands-on learners in making an easy transition from the classroom to the jobsite
  • provides helpful tricks of the trade to allow for easier and more efficient completion of tasks
  • a "success story" opens each of the sections in the book, providing a look at the day-to-day job of a carpenter and the successes accomplished through dedication and education

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Wood
Chapter 2 Lumber
Chapter 3 Rated Plywood and Panels
Chapter 4 Nonstructural Panels
Chapter 5 Laminated Veneer Lumber
Chapter 6 Parallel Strand Lumber and Laminated Strand Lumber
Chapter 7 Wood I-Beams
Chapter 8 Glue-Laminated Lumber
Chapter 9 Nails, Screws, and Bolts
Chapter 10 Anchors and Adhesives
Chapter 11 Layout Tools
Chapter 12 Boring and Cutting Tools
Chapter 13 Fastening and Dismantling Tools
Chapter 14 Saws, Drills, and Drivers
Chapter 15 Planes, Routers, and Sanders
Chapter 16 Fastening Tools
Chapter 17 Circular Saw Blades
Chapter 18 Radial Arm and Miter Saws
Chapter 19 Table Saws
Chapter 20 Understanding Blueprints
Chapter 21 Floor Plans
Chapter 22 Sections and Elevations
Chapter 23 Plot and Foundation Plans
Chapter 24 Building Codes and Zoning Regulations
Chapter 27 Characteristics of Concrete
Chapter 28 Forms for Slabs, Walks, and Driveways
Chapter 29 Wall and Column Forms
Chapter 30 Stair Forms
Chapter 31 Types of Frame Construction
Chapter 32 Layout and Construction of the Floor Frame
Chapter 33 Construction to Prevent Termite Attack
Chapter 34 Exterior Wall Frame Parts
Chapter 35 Framing the Exterior Wall
Chapter 36 Ceiling, Joists, and Partitions
Chapter 37 Backing and Blocking
Chapter 38 Metal Framing
Chapter 39 Wood, Metal, and Pump Jack Scaffolds
Chapter 40 Brackets, Horses, and Ladders
Chapter 41 Roof Types and Terms
Chapter 42 Gable and Gambrel Roofs
Chapter 43 Hip Roofs
Chapter 44 Intersecting Roofs
Chapter 45 Shed Roofs, Dormers, and Special Framing Problems
Chapter 46 Trussed Roofs
Chapter 47 Stairways and Stairwells
Chapter 48 Stair Layout and Construction
Chapter 49 Thermal and Acoustical Insulation
Chapter 50 Condensation and Ventilation
Chapter 51 Asphalt Shingles
Chapter 52 Roll Roofing
Chapter 53 Wood Shingles and Shakes
Chapter 54 Flashing
Chapter 55 Window Terms and Types
Chapter 56 Window Installation and Glazing
Chapter 57 Door Frame Construction and Installation
Chapter 58 Door Fitting and Hanging
Chapter 59 Installing Exterior Door Locksets
Chapter 60 Wood Siding Types and Sizes
Chapter 61 Applying Horizontal and Vertical Wood Siding
Chapter 62 Wood Shingle and Shake Siding
Chapter 63 Aluminum and Vinyl Siding
Chapter 64 Cornice Terms and Design
Chapter 65 Gutters and Downspouts
Chapter 66 Deck and Porch Construction
Chapter 67 Fence Design and Erection
Chapter 68 Gypsum Board
Chapter 69 Single-Layer and Multilayer Drywall Application
Chapter 70 Concealing Fasteners and Joints
Chapter 71 Types of Wall Paneling
Chapter 72 Application of Wall Paneling
Chapter 73 Ceramic Wall Tile
Chapter 74 Suspended Ceilings
Chapter 75 Ceiling Tile
Chapter 76 Description of Interior Doors
Chapter 77 Installation of Interior Doors and Door Frames
Chapter 78 Description and Application of Molding
Chapter 79 Application of Door Casings, Base, and Window Trim
Chapter 80 Description of Stair Finish
Chapter 81 Finishing the Stair Body of Open and Closed Staircases
Chapter 82 Balustrade Installation
Chapter 83 Description of Wood Finish Floors
Chapter 84 Laying Wood Finish Floor
Chapter 85 Underlayment and Resilient Tile
Chapter 86 Description and Installation of Manufactured Cabinets
Chapter 87 Countertops and Cabinet Components

What's New

  • prominently features the latest safety considerations so readers can avoid the dangers of certain procedures, tools, and equipment in order to stay safe on the job

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + Workbook + Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters

ISBN-10: 1418056553  | ISBN-13: 9781418056551

List Price = $444.95  | CengageBrain Price = $444.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $334.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Carpentry
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  • Workbook
    List Price = $80.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $61.00
  • Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters
    List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50


Bundle: Carpentry + Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters

ISBN-10:  1428393986  | ISBN-13:  9781428393981

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  • Carpentry
    List Price = $265.95  | CengageBrain Price = $265.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.75
  • Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters
    List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50


Bundle: Carpentry, 4e + Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters, 7e

ISBN-10:  1428394052 | ISBN-13:  9781428394056

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  • Carpentry
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  • Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters
    List Price = $110.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $83.50


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

eResource  (ISBN-10: 1401870716 | ISBN-13: 9781401870713)

Instructor's Guide  (ISBN-10: 1401870740 | ISBN-13: 9781401870744)

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401870708 | ISBN-13: 9781401870706)

List Price = $80.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $61.00

Estimating for Residential Construction  (ISBN-10: 1401879470 | ISBN-13: 9781401879471)

Estimating for Residential Construction offers a concise introduction to residential estimating processes and to the steps involved in accurately preparing a cost estimate. Author David Pratt uses clear, straightforward language to describe the basic arithmetic of residential construction work, along with logical explanations of how to prepare takeoffs. Readers will learn how to price excavation and site work, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electrical work, as well as the general expenses and sub-trade work. Specifics on how to prepare a bill of materials from a takeoff, how to summarize and prepare a bid for a custom home, assessing markup on an estimate, and how to review a bid before it is submitted to the client is also covered as well as information on preparing estimates for remodeling jobs.

List Price = $202.95  | CengageBrain Price = $202.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.75

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters  (ISBN-10: 1401872158 | ISBN-13: 9781401872151)

This widely used text/workbook teaches the practical mathematics essential to the building construction and carpentry trades. The book features short units that begin with a brief explanation of an important math principle followed by straightforward explanations and examples that are worked out in detail so readers can see first-hand how to perform the functions involved. Basic mathematical problems relevant to the construction trade are accompanied by clear-cut illustrations and together give readers the opportunity to apply and practice math principles common to carpentry.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50

Trim Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 1418028649 | ISBN-13: 9781418028640)

Trim Carpentry examines, step-by-step, the specific tasks assigned to the finish carpenter. A valuable resource for anyone pursuing a career, or interest, within the trim carpentry field, this book focuses on the techniques and methods required of all finish jobs. From installing and trimming interior doors, casing windows and installing cabinets, this book is a must have resource. Along with additional chapters on tools and safety, readers will learn the important skills associated with not only getting the job done, but getting it done well.

List Price = $89.95  | CengageBrain Price = $89.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.00

Student Supplements

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401870708 | ISBN-13: 9781401870706)

List Price = $80.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $61.00

Estimating for Residential Construction  (ISBN-10: 1401879470 | ISBN-13: 9781401879471)

Estimating for Residential Construction offers a concise introduction to residential estimating processes and to the steps involved in accurately preparing a cost estimate. Author David Pratt uses clear, straightforward language to describe the basic arithmetic of residential construction work, along with logical explanations of how to prepare takeoffs. Readers will learn how to price excavation and site work, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electrical work, as well as the general expenses and sub-trade work. Specifics on how to prepare a bill of materials from a takeoff, how to summarize and prepare a bid for a custom home, assessing markup on an estimate, and how to review a bid before it is submitted to the client is also covered as well as information on preparing estimates for remodeling jobs.

List Price = $202.95  | CengageBrain Price = $202.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.75

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters  (ISBN-10: 1401872158 | ISBN-13: 9781401872151)

This widely used text/workbook teaches the practical mathematics essential to the building construction and carpentry trades. The book features short units that begin with a brief explanation of an important math principle followed by straightforward explanations and examples that are worked out in detail so readers can see first-hand how to perform the functions involved. Basic mathematical problems relevant to the construction trade are accompanied by clear-cut illustrations and together give readers the opportunity to apply and practice math principles common to carpentry.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50

Trim Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 1418028649 | ISBN-13: 9781418028640)

Trim Carpentry examines, step-by-step, the specific tasks assigned to the finish carpenter. A valuable resource for anyone pursuing a career, or interest, within the trim carpentry field, this book focuses on the techniques and methods required of all finish jobs. From installing and trimming interior doors, casing windows and installing cabinets, this book is a must have resource. Along with additional chapters on tools and safety, readers will learn the important skills associated with not only getting the job done, but getting it done well.

List Price = $89.95  | CengageBrain Price = $89.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Floyd Vogt

Floyd Vogt is a sixth-generation carpenter and contractor. His family operated a small business devoted to all phases of home construction, and he began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985 he began teaching in the Carpentry program at the State University of New York, Delhi. He has taught many courses, including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor in the Construction Design-Build Management bachelor's degree program, where his course responsibilities include residential construction, AutoCAD, construction seminar, and physical science applications. He has also served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and as a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor. Mr. Vogt is also the co-author or CARPENTRY, 6E and he is a member of a local town planning board.