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7-156 Carpentry Exam (2017-09-14)
Carpentry is a closed book, 50 multiple-choice question examination covering basic framing of houses and commercial building structures.Listed below is only a sample of the many good references available on this subject which may be helpful in studying for this examination. This is not a comprehensive listing. Please note that it is not necessary to read all of the books in order to pass the examination. Rather, this list is intended to suggest what types of books might be useful in helping to acquire the basic knowledge needed to perform this type of work. We try to keep this list current with books in print, but some books go out of print from time to time. These books may be available in your local library's collection or through your local library by using the services of Inter-Library Loan. If still in print, these books may also be available through your local bookstore or by contacting the publisher.
The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available. For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.
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Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.
The Homeowner’s Guide to Carpentry and Cabinetry
Armpriester, K. E. and Bremer, B. A.; Sterling Publishing co
Rough Framing Carpentry
Here you'll find shortcuts to laying out studs; speed cutting blocks, trimmers and plates by eye; quickly building and blocking rake walls; installing ceiling backing, ceiling joists, and truss joists; cutting and assembling hip trusses and California fills; arches and drop ceilings – all with production line procedures that save you time and help you make more money.
Carpentry Framing & Finishing Level 2 Trainee Guide
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: Commercial Drawings, Roofing Applications, Thermal and Moisture Protection, Exterior Finishing, Cold-Formed Steel Framing, Drywall Installation, Drywall Finishing, Doors and Door Hardware, Suspended Ceilings, Window - Door - Floor and Ceiling Trim, Cabinet Installation, and Cabinet Fabrication.
Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 Student Edition
Publication Year: 2016
Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry program that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with many step-by-step procedures.
Principles and Practices of Light Construction
This comprehensive book describes how residential buildings are assembled, regardless of location.