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
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