Illustrated guidance for those seeking a higher level of framing skills.
Advanced framing layout
Complex walls, roofs, & stairs
Earthquake & hurricane protection
New Building Code requirements
Advanced framing materials, including composite woods & pre–engineered building components
Safety & equipment on larger, more complex framing jobs
With Guidance for Lead Framers on:
Job preparation & organization
Chapter 1 The Lead Framer.
Chapter 2 Preparing for the Job.
Chapter 3 Getting Started.
Chapter 4 Managing the Crew.
Chapter 5 Advanced Framing: Layout.
Chapter 6 Advanced Framing: Rafters.
Chapter 7 Advanced Framing: Stairs.
Chapter 8 Advanced Framing: Rake Walls.
Chapter 9 Wind & Earthquake Framing.
Chapter 10 Engineered Wood Products.
Chapter 11 Building Code Requirements.
Chapter 12 Safety.
For Reading and Reference.