A successful building or remodeling job requires not only a plan, but also the skill to interpret it and an understanding of the mathematics behind it. Whether you are a builder by trade or a do-it-yourself carpenter by choice, turn to this newly updated guide for easy explanations of the math involved and clear instructions on developing and using the necessary plans and specifications. This work helps you to: explore the different types of wood products and learn what is best for your purpose; choose appropriate building materials for weather and other natural factors; refresh your knowledge of fractions, ratios, geometry, and measurement; understand how to use basic surveying tools; become familiar with the design process and recognize various styles of architecture; and, learn to read architectural drawings and work with computer design.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 403 g
Dimensions: 210 x 135 x 20 mm
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