By Vogt, Floyd
Developed in partnership with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and its Home Builders Institute (HBI), this book offers a visual, step-by-step approach to learning how to build a home, while guiding you through the development of essential workplace skills. Residen...tial Construction Academy: Carpentry, 4E is constructed within a modular design, with current and concise information crafted logically to help you master the skills you need for professional success. From start to finish, this book systematically steps you through the construction industry, and the carpentry techniques, code requirements, and best practices associated with constructing a residential building, including coverage of tools and materials, rough carpentry, exterior and interior finishes and more.Read more
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Floyd Vogt is a sixth-generation carpenter and contractor. His family operated a small business devoted to all phases of home construction, and he began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985 he began teaching in the carpentry program at the State University of New York, Delhi. He has taught many courses, including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor emeritus in the construction design-build management bachelor's degree program, where his course responsibilities included residential construction, AutoCAD, construction seminar, and physical science applications. He has also served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and as a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor. Mr. Vogt is the co-author of CARPENTRY, and he is a member of a local town board.
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