High-Demand Careers: Your Future as a Carpenter, 1st Edition

  • Rachel Given-Wilson
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508187754
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187752
  • DDC: 694.023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Carpenters build everything from homes, schools, and hospitals to roads and bridges. For those who love to create things from scratch, carpentry can be an extremely rewarding career. This easy-to-follow book gives aspiring carpenters the tools they need to get a head start in their careers, including detailed information about apprenticeships and the role of unions in the industry. Providing a detailed look at the day-to-day work of different types of carpenters, including rough framers, millwrights, cabinetmakers, and more, this resource gives readers the tools they need to begin planning their careers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Does It Take to Be a Carpenter?.
2: Structural Carpenters.
3: Detail Carpenters.
4: Project Managers and Contractors.
5: Carpenters of the Future.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.