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Carpentry and Joinery Practical Activities Third Edition (PDF)

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About Carpentry and Joinery Practical Activities:

Published: 2014;

Pages: 448 pages;

Size: 62 Mb;

Written by Peter Brett;

Imprint: Hodder Education;

Language: English;

The complete Carpentry and Joinery series Is essential for both students and practitioners In a wide range of woodworking occupations, including site carpenters, bench joiners, form workers, maintenance carpenters, shop fitters and wood machinists. The books provide the In-depth knowledge of basic methods and principles that are essential for those studying Construction Diplomas and NVQs, plus extended material, making this a companion for life.

Book Two: Practical Activities provides:
-new sections covering the latest techniques and fully updated content In all other areas hundreds of colour diagrams and photographs;
- a clear focus on the practical elements required to complete the latest Carpentry and Joinery qualifications at Levels 1 , 2 and 3;
- a NEW feature highlighting Heritage Skills.


1. Timber ground and upper floor construction

Types of floor

Timber floor construction

Floor covering and finishing

Insulation and finishing

2. Flat and pithed roof construction

Roof types

Flat roof construction

Eaves, verge and abutment finishes

Pitched roof construction

Traditional roof structures

Roof erection

Prefabricated trussed rafters

Verge and eaves finishing

Preservation, insulation and ventilation

Other roof types

3. Partition walls

Introduction to partitions

Timber stud partitions

Metal stud partitions

Proprietary panel partitions

4. timber-framed construction and timber-engineered components

Development of timber framing

Temporary or relatively short lifespan buildings

Permanent timber-framed buildings



Curtain walling

Timber-engineered components

Shell roof construction

5. Stairs

Stairway identification

Stairway construction and assembly

Installation of stairs

Protection of completed work

6. Doors, frames and linings


Door performance requirements

Door types

Matchboarded doors

Panel led and glazed doors

Other types of panelled door

Flush doors

Fire-resisting doors

Methods of door operation

Door ironmongery

Installation of door ironmongery

Door frames and linings

Assembly and fixing of door frames and linings

7. Windows

General dassitication of windows

Casement windows and fixed lights

Pivot windows

Sliding sash windows

Glazing to windows

Window ironmongery

Fixing windows

Window boards

8. Mouldings and trim

Introduction to timber mouldings and trim

Installing architraves

Installing skirting

Installing dado and picture rails

Raking moulds

9. Units, fitments, seating and miscellaneous items

Timber units

Retail units and fitments

Fixing joinery items


Lecturers and tables

10. Casings, false ceilings, panelling and cladding



False ceilings



11. Temporary construction and site works




Pre-cast concrete moulds

Formwork inspection and safety

Timbering to excavations

Site hoardings and footpaths

Boundary fences and gates

12. Repairs and maintenance

Maintenance and repair routines

Causes of failure in products, processes and materials

Inspections and repairs

Glazing and painting of doors and windows

Multi-skill maintenance

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