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A Roof Cutter's Secrets to Framing the Custom Home [Paperback]

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Item description for A Roof Cutter's Secrets to Framing the Custom Home by Will Holladay...

Unveil the hidden tricks of a professional roof cutter. Quick layouts, cutting and framing techniques for every type of roof, ceiling and wall imaginable, plus an appendix with key calculations using Construction Master calculator make this an invaluable resource.

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Pages   339
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 5.7" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   1.05 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Journal of Light Construction Books
ISBN  1928580327  
ISBN13  9781928580324  

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More About Will Holladay

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Will Holladay learned production roof cutting in the Los Angeles housing tracts during the mid-1970s. When roof trusses gained prominence in the late-1970s he moved north into the custom home market along the central California coast where he specialized in framing homes with "complicated roofs." Over the years Will has done jobs up and down the West Coast and as far away as New England. In 1988, he wrote the now classic framing book entitled A Roof Cutter's Secrets to Framing the Custom Home. It was revised and republished in 2002 by Hanley Wood. Will continues to keep his hand in roof framing by working as a free lance consultant.

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Just a great reference book  Jul 25, 2008
It is a great book. I used it for building a covered porch and found it indispensable.
one to get   Mar 29, 2008
Well when i got the book i was amazed on the amount of diffrent Roof Framing situations that are in it . Stuff in this book not to many people know how to do. Even if i just use the book once to refer to the 20 i spent on it was worth it ... If you are Into cutting rafters and find the Common Gables and Hips fun to do then you would love this ....
Excellent   May 21, 2007
Very detailed with corresponding illustrations. My favorite construction book out of 10. Covers all variations of complex rafter roofs. Also check out Roof Framer's bible for tables and corresponding math if u hate those construction calculators.
For advanced roof cutters  Jan 1, 2007
This book really helped me work through some issues I was having with cutting
a complex roof. I don't know if I could have done it otherwise. Beginning framers would also benefit from the book as it offers some advice in that area as well. Be sure you get the Journal of Light Construction edition NOT the edition published by Craftsman Book Company. I don't think there is a better book for advanced roof cutters.
Look no further!  Feb 26, 2006
This is the best book currently available on roof cutting. It is enhanced through the authors extensive experience and inspirational passion for his craft. It is written for those who already have an understanding of framing and would like to grow in their knowledge. The layout makes it an easy to use quick reference guide for the particular aspects one might wish to inform themselves about on any given day.
I was impressed and encouraged by Will Holladay after purchasing his book. He showed me the joy, the satisfaction, and the excellence that can be achieved by doing what one was created to do.

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