Carpenters and Cabinet Makers
From making laying out rafters, to scribing and working on unequal roof pitches, carpenters and cabinet makers need to know how to do it all. Here's a preview of some of the content you'll find in the Workbook Application Guide. And remember to use the handy Dictionary as a reference!
Preview from the book: Page 14, Table of Contents
Preview from the book: Page 85
Preview from the book: Page 201
Trade Trick #5 - Level with a Water Level
[Level Horizontally: Level a Patio (Footings, Blocks, Beams, etc.)]
How to Level with a Water Level
(Lay Out and Level a Patio via 3-4-5 and the Water Level)
||The largest combination of 3-4-5 (6-8-10, in this case) and the water level* are used to square and level the cement patio pads shown below.
[Also, refer to Task No. P1, P1A, P2, Q1, Q2, Q3, and Q4 in the textbook. These tasks demonstrate the 3-4-5 and 5-12-13 squaring techniqies, the water level in more detail, spirit levels, the transit and builders leve, and the plumb bob. The intent of this modfule is to give you insight on how to square and level. As there are many different ways to build patios and decks, but most important they must be square (true in dimension) and plumb (level).]
Info #19 - Scribing
[as related to Welding, Sheet Metal, Carpentry, etc.]
How to Scribe (fit an object to an irregular surface) horizontally: