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MEASURING, MARKING & LAYOUT: A BUILDER'S GUIDE
Item #9781561583355
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By John Carroll
Taunton Press, 1998
Soft cover, 8" x 10", 218 pages

You don't have to invest a fortune in space-age gadgetry to make accurate measurements, and you don't need advanced training in math to build complex houses. Author John Carroll provides dozens of beautifully simple techniques for highly accurate measuring, marking, and layout using a number of basic tools.

Good habits of measuring and marking not only ensure high quality but also save materials and money and increase productivity. Measuring, Marking & Layout gives you what you want:
  • The Ten Rules of Measuring and Marking
  • Plumbing, Leveling, and Measuring
  • Squaring Up the Job
  • Laying Out Foundations
  • Laying Out Floors, Walls, and Ceilings
  • Laying Out Basic Roofs
  • Basic Stair Layout
  • Laying Out Masonry Units
  • Laying Out Roofing