Carpentry: Tools, Materials, Practices
This is a basic textbook which introduces the tools, materials, and practices of today's carpenter. Special attention has been given to accident prevention and safety on the job. Current safety information has been provided as it pertains to the tools, materials, and practices of carpentry. Such information includes rigging, trenching and excavation, scaffolding, ladders, welding, las3ers, fire prevention, and color codes/ Tools covered include hand tools and portable electric tools. Materials discussed include lumber, plywood, metals, vinyl, and drywall. Practices show how to apply these materials.