Hard covered book titled CARPENTRY AND BUILDING CONSTRUCTION by John Feirer & Gilbert Hutchings, 1981, 1,120 pages, over 2,00 diagrams and illustrations.
Each detail of modern building construction is discussed, beginning with the various materials and equipment from which the contemporary builder can choose, then explaining the process step by step. The authors cover in depth materials, tools and machines, laying a foundation, building frames for each parts of a building, details of interior and exterior work, painting, and finishing.
Related topics include reading plans, scheduling, building chimneys and fireplaces, protecting against termites and decay, and ensuring adequate ventilation. Standards in construction are discussed, as are methods of construction used in modular units, prefabricated houses, and mobile homes.
This book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is torn and chipped at the edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add this book to your construction library!