Volume two of the builders' library features design details and more This book guides both the skilled tradesperson and the rookie carpenter or builder through selecting appropriate materials, essential builder's math, the surveying process, and construction design. Features include a discussion of hardware, timber strength, computer-aided architectural drawings, materials for weather resistance, and the latest wood products.
Mark Richard Miller finished his BS degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University, where he obtained the Master?s degree. He went to work in San Antonio. He taught high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, finishing the Doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has co-authored 11 books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Road-Runner. Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35 years. He has taught at the technical school, high school, and college level for more than 40 years. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is also the author of seven civil war regimental histories.