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Hammer Head by A warm and inspiring book for anyone who has ever dreamed of changing tracks, Hammer Head is the story of a young woman who quit her desk job to become a carpenter. Writing with infectious curiosity, Nina MacLaughlin--a Classics major who couldn't tell a Phillips from a flathead screwdriver--describes the joys and frustrations of making things by hand. Filled with the wisdom of writers from Ovid to Mary Oliver and MacLaughlin's own memorable accounts of working with wood, unfamiliar tools, and her unforgettable mentor, Hammer Head is a passionate book full of sweat, bashed thumbs, and a deep sense of finding real meaning in work and life.
Call Number: TH 140 .M32 A3 2016
Publication Date: 2016-02-21
Carpentry and Trimwork by All-new straightforward and functional design enables do-it-yourself homeowners to find information quickly and finish small projects without the help of a professional. Chapters are easily organized by project and subject line, such as "Moldings," "Storage," "Walls," and more, helping busy homeowners find exactly what they need. Hundreds of how-to photographs and illustrations show step-by-step how to quickly and easily complete any project.
Call Number: TH 5607 .C28 2008
Publication Date: 2008-02-05
Carpenter's Calculations Manual by This essential reference provides fast, effective, on-the-job calculation solutions to the construction trade's most common problems and situations. Contents: Site Work * Footings * Foundations * Sills and Joists * Sub Flooring * Wall Framing * Stairs * Rafters * Trusses * Roof Sheathing * Wall Sheathing * Roof Coverings * Windows * Exterior Doors * Siding * Exterior Trim
Call Number: TH 5612 .T37 2005
Publication Date: 2004-08-24
Internship and Volunteer Opportunities for People Who Love to Build Things by Internships and volunteer positions offer young people a unique opportunity not only to test their interest in, and aptitude for, certain career paths but to also begin the process of career building in their desired fields. This book surveys all of the many internship and volunteer opportunities available for those who like to build things;including shipbuilding and instrument-making to cabinetry and furniture-making, to civil engineering and architecture.
Publication Date: 2012-12-15
Carpentry and Joinery 1 by The third edition of Carpentry and Joinery 1 is the first in a series of three books which together provide an authoritative but thoroughly practical guide to carpentry and joinery for students following City & Guilds and CITB courses, NVQ candidates, and a wide range of amateurs and professionals. Carpentry and Joinery 1 deals with the fundamentals of the subject from topics such as timber and wood preservation and protection, to a detailed outline of the tools available and information on the basic woodworking joints, adhesives and fixing devices. Books 2 and 3 show how to apply this fundamental knowledge. Details of craft theory, associated studies and practical procedures are integrated throughout each text. In this new edition chapters have been reorganised to produce a more coherent, student-focused course. All references to the Building Regulations and current legislation have been updated, and developments in current best practice have been incorporated.
Publication Date: 2001-12-04
Carpentry Made Simple by These home furnishing projects will teach you the carpentry basics and get you ready for bigger DIY projects.
Publication Date: 2018-08-28