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The following references are recommended for the Mississippi Carpentry Contractor exam. Please note that to become a licensed contractor, the law and business management exam must also be passed.
Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition$79.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
Guide to Handling, Installing, Bracing Wood Trusses – 2018$30.99
Building Component Safety Information Book
Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edition$44.99
Gypsum Construction Handbook has been the best reference for gypsum products and systems in the building industry. Throughout the years it has evolved and changed as the building industry itself has evolved and changed.
The fifth edition of the Gypsum Construction Handbook is a guide to good construction procedures for gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, cement board and conventional plaster construction. It contains the newest developments in products and systems including time-saving, lower-cost methods of installation to simplify and speed construction.
2012 International Building Code (International Code Council Series) 1st Edition$137.99
Now in its fifth edition, the 2012 IBC contains many important changes.
Finish Carpenter’s Manual – 1993$36.99
Everything you need to know to be a finish carpenter: assessing a job before you begin, and tricks of the trade from a master finish carpenter.
Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction$62.99
Expert woodworker and writer Andy Rae takes the construction of furniture and breaks it into components — from boxes, cases, doors and drawers to shelves and feet. He explains all the techniques used to build them, so you can choose the ones that are best for you. Then he shows you how to put the pieces together to make great furniture.
You’ll acquire a working knowledge of woodworking materials, a higher control over your work and tools and an understanding of basic design principles.
- Graphic, step-by-step presentation of key techniques and methods
- Visual maps, cross-references and indexes make information easy to find
- Covers the many woodworking methods and tools available
- Modern, up-to-date coverage of tools and techniques
- Part of a three-volume encyclopedia of woodworking