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A MANUAL OF CARPENTRY AND JOINERY

BY J. W. RILEY
LECTURER IN DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY, BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, AND CARPENTRY AND JOINERY, AT THE MUNICIPAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL, ROCHDALE

NEW YORK; THE MACMILLAN COMPANY; 1905



ARITHMETIC FOR CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS

BY R. BURDETTE DALE, M.E.

NEW YORK; JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC.
LONDON: CHAPMAN & HALL, LIMITED
1915



CARPENTRY AND CONTRACTING

A Practical Reference Work on Carpentry, Building Superintendence, Contracting, Specifications, Estimating, Building Laws and Code, Underwriters Requirements, Heating, Ventilation, Pipe Fitting, Plumbing, Architectural Drawing, Blueprint Reading, Etc.

Prepared by a Staff of Architects, Carpenters, Contractors, and Building Experts of the Highest Professional Standing

AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY; CHICAGO; 1919



CARPENTRY MADE EASY


or the science and art of framing on a new and improved system, with specific instructions for building balloon frames, barn frames, mill frames, warehouses, church spires, etc. Comprising also a system of bridge building with bills, estimates of cost, and valuable tables.

BY WILLIAM E. BELL
Architect and practical builder

Philadelphia; Howard Challen



ROOF FRAMING MADE EASY

A practical and easily comprehended system of laying out and framing roofs, adapted to modern construction. The methods are made clear and intelligible by 76 engravings with extensive explanatory text.

BY OWEN B. MAGINNIS,
Instructor of Drawing in New York Trade School.

Author of "How to Frame a House," "Practical Centring," " How to Join Moldings," etc.

OWEN B. MAGINNIS, NEW YORK, 1896.



HOW TO FRAME A HOUSE - HOUSE AND ROOF FRAMING

By OWEN B. MAGININIS,
Author of “Bricklaying” “Practical Centring” “How to Join Mouldings” Etc.

PUBLISHED BY OWEN B. MAGINNIS, NEW YORK, 1901



PRACTICAL CARPENTRY - IN TWO VOLUMES

Being a Complete, Up-to-Date Explanation of Modern Carpentry and and Encyclopedia on the Modern Methods. Used in the Erection of Buildings, From the Laying of the Foundation to the Delivery of the Building to the Painter.

BY WILLIAM A. RADFORD

INDUSTRIAL PUBLICATION CO.; NEW YORK; 1907

Practical Carpentry VOL 1

Practical Carpentry VOL 2



THE BOOK OF LUMBER SHED CONSTRUCTION

FOR RETAIL LUMBER YARDS. ETC. ALSO LIME HOUSES, COAL SHEDS, SASH AND DOOR ROOMS, OFFICES AND SHED AND YARD CONVENIENCES

By MET L. SALEY

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, AMERICAN LUMBERMAN, 1909



THE CARPENTER'S AND BUILDER'S ASSISTANT, AND WOOD WORKER'S GUIDE.

BY LUCIUS D. GOULD,
Architect and Practical Builder.

NEW YORK; A. J. BICKNELL & CO. 1874



PROBLEMS IN CARPENTRY

A Course in Practical Carpentry for Manual Training Classes

BY LOUIS M. ROEHL
Director of Farm Mechanics, Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

BY WEBB PUBLISHING COMPANY; 1913



THE AMERICAN HOUSE CARPENTER

A TREATISE ON THE ART OF BUILDING AND THE STRENGTH OF MATERIALS.

BY R. G. HATFIELD, ARCHITECT,

NEW YORK; JOHN WILEY & SON, 1873.



MODERN CARPENTRY AND BUILDING

Giving methods of obtaining the various cuts in carpentry. Also, stair building, builders' estimates, slide rule, steel square, strength of materials, mathematical rules, etc. Together with convenient modern floor plans; also, a complete set of framing plans, showing most approved method of modern construction.

BY W. A. SYLVESTER.

BOSTON; ALLEN SYLVESTER, PUBLISHER, 1896.



TEXT BOOK OF MODERN CARPENTRY

A treatise on building timber, with rules and tables for calculating its strength, and the strains to which each timber op a structure. A glossary, explaining at length the technical terms in use among carpenters.

BY THOMAS W. SILLOWAT,

BOSTON: CROSBY, NICHOLS, AND COMPANY, 1858.



PRACTICAL CARPENTRY, JOINERY, AND CABINET-MAKING


BEING A NEW AND COMPLETE SYSTEM OF LINES FOR THE USE OF WORKMEN;

BY PETER NICHOLSON

LONDON; 1826


 
THE DESIGN OF SIMPLE ROOF TRUSSES IN WOOD AND STEEL


WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ELEMENTS OF GRAPHIC STATICS.

BY MALVERD A. HOWE, C.E.      
Professor of Civil Engineering, Rose Polytechnic Institute; Member of American Society of Civil Engineers

NEW YORK: JOHN WILEY & SONS., 1915.



CARPENTRY


BY IRA SAMUEL GRIFFITH
Chairman of the Manual Arts Department; University of Missouri

THE MANUAL ARTS PRESS; PEORIA; ILLINOIS; 1916



PROGRESSIVE CARPENTRY

Embodying results of a study of all known methods of construction during fifty years' experience of the author; with many valuable improvements set forth and explained; together with a system of framing roofs by which every stick can be fitted perfectly without making extra drawings to obtain cuts, bevels, etc., for the work.

BY D. H. MELOY,
Architect, and practical builder.

DAVID WILLIAMS COMPANY, 1902.



PRACTICAL CARPENTRY

BEING A GUIDE TO THE CORRECT WORKING AND LAYING OUT OF ALL KINDS OF CARPENTERS' AND JOINERS' WORK.

With the Solutions of the Various Problems in Hip-Roofs, Gothic Work, Centering, Splayed Work, Joints and Jointing, Hinging, Dovetailing, Mitering, Timber Splicing, Hopper Work, Skylights, Raking Mouldings Circular Work, Etc., Etc

BY FRED T. HODGSON

PHILADELPHIA; DAVID McKAY; 1883


 
TIMBER FRAMING

BY HENRY D. DEWELL

DEWEY PUBLISHING COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO, 1917



MODERN CARPENTRY AND JOINERY

BEING A COMPILATION OF THE VERY BEST THINGS AND MOST MODERN AND PRACTICAL METHODS KNOWN IN THE ARTS OF CARPENTRY AND JOINERY

FRED T. HODGSON
Author Practical Treatise on the Uses of "The Steel Square," "Modern Estimator and Contractors' Guide," "Common Sense Stair-Builder," "Up-To-Date Hardwood Finisher," "Practical Wood Carving," &c.

CHICAGO; FREDERICK J. DRAKE & CO., PUBLISHERS; 1906



CONSTRUCTIVE CARPENTRY

BY CHARLES A. KING
DIRECTOR OF MANUAL TRAINING; EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL, BAY CITY, MICHIGAN

AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY; 1912,



OUR WORKSHOP; A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE AMATEUR

THE ART OF CARPENTRY AND JOINERY.

NEW YORK; THOMAS O'KANE, 1873.



STRUCTURAL DETAILS OR ELEMENTS OF DESIGN IN TIMBER FRAMING


BY HENRY S. JACOBY

PROFESSOR OF BRIDGE ENGINEERING CORNELL UNIVERSITY

NEW YORK; JOHN WILEY & SONS, 1914



INSIDE FINISHING

KING'S SERIES IN WOODWORK AND CARPENTRY

BY CHARLES A. KING
DIRECTOR OF MANUAL TRAINING EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL, BAY CITY, MICHIGAN

AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY, 1912



JOBBING WORK FOR THE CARPENTER

By E. H. Crussell

New York; David Williams Company; 1914



FRAMING: A PRACTICAL MANUAL

of approved Up-to-date Methods of House Framing and Construction Together With Tested Methods of Heavy Timber and Plank Framing as Used in the Construction of Barns, Factories, Stores and Public Buildings; Strength of Timbers; and Principles of Roof and Bridge Trusses

BY WILLIAM A. RADFORD

THE RADFORD ARCHITECTURAL COMPANY, 1909



STRENGTH OF BEAMS, FLOORS AND ROOFS

Including directions for designing and detailing roof trusses, with criticism of various forms of timber construction.  Prepared Especially for Carpenters and Builders

BY FRANK E, KIDDER,
Author of "The Architect's and Builder's Pocket Book," "Building Construction and Superintendence,"

NEW YORK: DAVID WILLIAMS COMPANY, 1905


 
THE CARPENTERS NEW GUIDE

A complete book of lines for carpentry and joinery, treating fully on practical geometry, soffits, groins, niches, roofs, and domes, and containing a great variety of original designs. Also, a full exemplification of the theory and practice of stair building, cornices and mouldings, including also some observations and calculations on the strength of timber.

BY PETER NICHOLSON

PHILADELPHIA; J. B. LIPPINCOTT & COMPANY, 1867



A RUDIMENTARY TREATISE ON THE PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION IN THE CARPENTRY AND JOINERY OF ROOFS DEDUCED FROM THE WORKS OF THE LATE


PROFESSOR ROBISON, PRICE, AND TREDGOLD.

LONDON; JOHN WEALE; 1859.


 
THE CARPENTERS GUIDE

Treating on Lines and the Square Also Giving Practical Rules and Methods on Carpentry

BY HARVEY MILLER; 1920



LIGHT AND HEAVY TIMBER FRAMING MADE EASY

Balloon Framing, Mixed Framing, Heavy Timber Framing, Houses, Factories, Bridges, Barns, Rinks, Timber-roofs, and all other kinds of Timber Buildings. Being a copious treatise on the modem practical methods of executing all kinds of timber framing, from the simple scantling shed or lean-to. to the heavy and complicated timber bridges, centers, needling and shoring, roofing and railway work, tank frames and taper structures.

BY FRED T. HODGSON,

PUBLISHERS Frederick J. Drake & Co., CHICAGO, 1909



THE AMATEUR CARPENTER

BY A. HYATT VERRILL

NEW YORK, DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, 1915



HICKS' BUILDERS' GUIDE,

Comprising an easy, practical system of estimating material and labor for carpenters, contractors and builders

BY I. P. HICKS.

DAVID WILLIAMS, PUBLISHER, 1893.



CYCLOPEDIA OF CARPENTRY AND CONTRACTING

PREPARED BY A CORPS OF ARCHITECTS, CARPENTERS, CONTRACTORS, AND BUILDING EXPERTS OF THE HIGHEST PROFESSIONAL STANDING

CHICAGO, AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, 1910



ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY

BY THOMAS TREDGOLD

LONDON; E. & F. N. SPON, 1875.



FORTY LESSONS IN CARPENTRY WORKSHOP PRACTICE

BY CHARLES F. MITCHELL
Lecturer on Carpentry and Joinery

AND

GEORGE A. MITCHELL
National Silver Medallist

CASSELL AND COMPANY, 1896



AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROOFS OF WOOD AND IRON


BY E. WYNDHAM TARN,

LONDO; CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND CO., 1883



INTRODUCTION TO THE MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY

PART I. STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS OF TIMBER

PART II. STATICS APPLIED TO CONSTRUCTIONS OF TIMBER

BY BENJAMIN HALE,

BOSTON, PUBLISHED BY RICHARDSON & LORD, 1827,



THE CARPENTER’S CYCLOPEDIA

Comprising modern carpentry, plain and advanced practical uses of the steel square timber framing, light and heavy stair building and hand railing.

BY FRED T. HODGSON

FREDERICK J. DRAKE & CO., 1919



CARPENTRY AND BUILDING

NEW YORK; DAVID WILLIAMS COMPANY

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