Manual of First & Second Fixing Carpentry (Paperback)

Author: Goring, Les

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Beginning with the fundamentals of carpentry work within a domestic construction setting, this book goes on to cover a wide range of first-fixing operations prior to plastering and second-fixing operations after plastering. Each chapter covers the subject in great detail with step-by-step illustrations and text.

Now in full colour, this edition has been updated throughout to take recent changes to the Building Regulations into account. The book is fully up to date with current industry best practice and technological developments, and a new chapter has been incorporated to address Sharpening Traditional Saws.

The breadth of coverage and easily accessible how-to approach makes this text an ideal resource for the 2000 apprentices per year taking NVQs and 1500 following Construction Awards within the Wood Occupations (City & Guilds / Construction skills). The technical detail and practical focus ensures that this book will be a vital purchase for these students, and an essential reference for any experienced carpenter or joiner.

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9781856177689
SKU 212988265
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1856177688
Release Date 6/11/2013
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 11H x 8.5L x 0.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Beginning with the fundamentals of carpentry work within a domestic construction setting, this book outlines which tools are required, and examines their care and proper use before covering the interpretation of technical drawings It goes on to explain a wide range of first-fixing operations prior to plastering, and second-fixing operations afte plastering. Each chapter covers the subject in great detail, with step-by-step illustrations and text to provide the reade with a complete picture of the sequence of work required to carry out each job.||Goring's Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry has been updated to take recent developments in the building trades into account, and is also fully up to date with current industry best practice. Printed in full colour throughout, new chapter has been incorporated to address the sharpening of traditional saws.||The breadth of coverage and easily accessible `how-to' approach makes this book an ideal resourcefor apprentices taking NVQs and those following Construction Awards within the Wood Occupations from City & Guilds/Construction Skills The technical detail and practical focus ensures that this book will be a vital purchase for all students, and an essentia reference for any experienced carpenter or joiner.
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