Our list of some of the best Carpentry books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- 1. DEWALT Carpentry and Framing Complete Handbook (DEWALT Series) (2018)
- 2. The Complete Manual of Woodworking: A Detailed Guide to Design, Techniques, and Tools for the Beginner and Expert (1996)
- 3. Carpentry Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback (5th Edition) (2013)
- 4. Woodworking Basics – Mastering the Essentials of Craftsmanship – An Integrated Approach With Hand and Power tools (2003)
- 5. Complete Book of Framing: An Illustrated Guide for Residential Construction (RSMeans) (2019)
- 6. Carpentry Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton’s Complete) (2012)
- 7. Carpentry and Joinery Illustrated (2010)
- 8. Trim Carpentry (For Pros By Pros) (2012)
- 9. Modern Carpentry Workbook (2015)
- 10. Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins: Taunton’s BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton’s Build Like a Pro) (2002)
- 11. DEWALT Carpentry and Framing Complete Handbook (DEWALT Series) (2011)
- 12. Mathematics for Carpentry and the Construction Trades (3rd Edition) (2011)
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With abundant, full-color diagrams and an easy-to-understand writing style, the DEWALT CARPENTRY AND FRAMING COMPLETE HANDBOOK, Second Edition, is an ideal resource to help today’s students master the basics of carpentry and framing. The text is logically organized to provide a comprehensive, yet concise, introduction to the trade, from foundations and floors to walls, rafters, and roofs–as well as special topics such as stairs, railings, porches, and decks. In addition, students can take advantage of the free DEWALT Mobile Pro™ app, a construction calculator with integrated reference…
2. The Complete Manual of Woodworking: A Detailed Guide to Design, Techniques, and Tools for the Beginner and Expert (1996)
With more than 1,800 drawings, diagrams and photos, this authoritative guide encompasses the whole art and craft of woodworking. Designed to instruct and inspire every woodworker from the beginner to the most exacting expert, it has become a classic. It includes a discussion of all the principal hardwoods and softwoods, how to choose and use hand tools, detailed information on every woodworking technique–jointing, bonding, fastening, laminating, and much more. #11,831 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #23 in Crafts & Hobbies Reference #8 in Woodworking Projects (Books) #1827 in Reference…
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Trade; Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives; Hand and Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout; Floor Systems; Wall Systems; Ceiling Joist and Roof framing; Basic Stair Layout; Introduction to Building Envelope Systems Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com….
4. Woodworking Basics – Mastering the Essentials of Craftsmanship – An Integrated Approach With Hand and Power tools (2003)
Woodworking Basics presents an approach to learning woodworking that has proven successful for hundreds of people who have taken the author’s introductory course over the past 20 years. Peter Korn’s method helps new woodworkers learn the right techniques from the beginning. More experienced woodworkers can use it to master the classic furniture-making skills key to fine craftsmanship. Korn includes two attractive and useful projects — a small bench and a side table with a door and drawer ― providing you the opportunity to practice skills and develop confidence with…
Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition—Updated and Expanded is a comprehensive guide to rough carpentry and framing, written by an expert with over forty years of framing experience. This book guides the reader through step-by-step framing instructions for floors, walls, roofs, door and window openings, and stairs. Hundreds of full-color illustrations and photos enable novice and professional framers to understand and master framing techniques. This Updated and Expanded Second Edition includes the framing techniques of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), and…
The nuts and bolts of carpentry, all in one handy volume. Carpenter and author Andy Engel provides homeowners with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference for covering all home carpentry projects from the most basic to the most advanced. Full of authoritative and reliable information, Carpentry Complete is designed to help any homeowner or DIYer tackle projects with confidence. Well organized so that information can be found quickly (including advice on how to deal with the inevitable things that can go wrong), this highly visual book makes it easy for readers to…
7. Carpentry and Joinery Illustrated (2010)
Finally back in print, Carpentry & Joinery, first published in 1907, is the bible of finish carpentry from a golden era of architectural woodworking. Every aspect of joinery is covered in this book, with more than 1800 engravings and twelve spectacular plates to illustrate the topics. This incredibly comprehensive volume contains chapters on timber; joints; floors; partitions; windows; doors; moldings; tools and more. Each subject is explored, illustrated, and examined first in the simple case and then in fancier and fancier permutations. This is the best…
8. Trim Carpentry (For Pros By Pros) (2012)
Trim carpentry requires attention to minute detail, the right tools, and a good amount of patience and care. Written by builders from all over the country, this all-new compilation of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine provides readers with tips, techniques, and invaluable advice from some of the best professionals in the industry. From the basics of trim carpentry and crown molding techniques, to trimming windows and doors, wainscoting, and stairs, Trim Carpentry is the ideal how-to guide for builders and ambitious do-it-yourselfers who…
9. Modern Carpentry Workbook (2015)
NOTE:This is a workbook.This workbook has been prepared for use with the textbook, Modern Carpentry. The workbook is designed to help you in your study of carpentry. It will reinforce your understanding of the correct procedures and the vast amount of technical information connected with the trade. #97,520 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #86 in Carpentry #919 in Education Workbooks (Books) #1774 in Education (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
10. Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins: Taunton’s BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton’s Build Like a Pro) (2002)
Learn how to get tight miters and crisp details when casing doors and windows, running baseboard, and putting up crown molding. Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins shows you how to get professional results with all of your common trim projects. Among the latest in Taunton’s Build Like a Pro series, Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins is filled with trade secrets and tried-and-true methods from carpenter and author Clayton DeKorne’s 25 years in the industry. Detailed instructions with hundreds of photos and drawings can help you overcome challenges like out-of-square walls, floors, and ceilings. You’ll also learn how to design and…
Whether you are a seasoned professional or just entering the construction industry, this is the ultimate handbook for residential wood framing and related topics. Packed with powerful, full-color diagrams and an easy-to-understand writing style, DEWALT Carpentry and Framing Complete Handbook does just that by spelling out, through pictures, the step-by-step procedures associated with key carpentry concepts. The accompanying text is clear, straightforward, and accessible, clarifying and elaborating on the visuals. Coverage begins with a discussion of house types and foundations, gradually progressing to more complex areas, such as wall and…
offers a unique approach based on the authors' experience in building construction and applied education. Loaded with photographs and detailed drawings, the text illustrates the underlying mathematics in each step of the building process. The text's problems, infused with the authors' real industry experience, provide students with relevant examples of problems they will face in the construction and carpentry trades. Problems include step-by-step summary explanations of their solutions with the necessary steps highlighted for easy…
Best Carpentry Books: The Ultimate Collection
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The complete guide to outdoor carpentry: complete plans for beautiful backyard building projects
ID: 2567685, Publisher: Cool Springs Press, Year: 2019, Size: 77 Mb, Format: pdf
The Complete guide to outdoor carpentry : complete plans for beautiful backyard building projects.
ID: 2677084, Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 135 Mb, Format: pdf
Author(s): Taunton Press
ID: 2785185, Publisher: Taunton Press, Year: 2019, Size: 35 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly chart-busters according to USA Today, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.