Kids Library Home

Welcome to the PrairieCat Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only

Title Framing floors, walls & ceilings / editors of Fine Homebuilding.

Publication Info. Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, [2015]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  694.2 FRA    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  694.2 FRA    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Adult Non Fiction - WLBB-2  694 FIN    AVAILABLE
Description 265 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Taunton's for pros by pros
For pros, by pros.
Note "Completely revised and updated"--Cover.
Includes index.
Summary "...covers everything from the basics of framing to up-to-date information on wind-resistant framing techniques and shear walls. Also included is a section on energy-efficient framing, focusing on advanced framing techniques and building for the Passive House standard."--Back cover.
Contents Introduction -- Part 1: On the job site. Choosing the right framing nailer ; Hammers : titanium vs. steel ; Framing lumber : moisture content, species, and grade ; Choosing the right nail for the connection ; Building sturdy sawhorses ; Exploring the benefits of engineered floor joists ; Managing job-site mud ; Temporary power on the job site -- Part 2: General framing. 10 rules for framing ; Anchoring wood to a steel I-beam ; Wall framing basics ; Framing with a crane ; All about headers ; Common engineering problems ; Wind-resistant framing techniques ; Where do you want the blocking? -- Part 3: Framing floors. The well-framed floor ; Fast, accurate floor sheathing ; Built-up center beams ; Frame a strong, stable floor with I-joists ; Supporting a cantilevered bay ; 6 ways to stiffen a bouncy floor -- Part 4: Framing walls. Careful layout for perfect walls ; No-nonsense wall framing ; Laying out and detailing wall plates ; Not-so-rough openings ; Framing curved walls ; Framing big gable walls ; Raising a gable wall ; Better framing with factory-built walls ; Shear walls ; A slick approach to straightening walls -- Part 5: Framing ceilings. Curved ceiling? No problem ; Framing cathedral ceilings ; Open up the ceiling with a steel sandwich -- Part 6: Energy-efficient framing. 6 proven ways to build energy-smart walls ; Air-sealed mudsill assembly ; Bring advanced framing to your job site ; Double-stud walls ; Framing for efficiency.
Subject House framing.
House framing. (OCoLC)fst00961971
Added Title Framing floors, walls and ceilings
Fine homebuilding.
ISBN 9781631860058

Available items only