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More Than a Carpenter

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Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9781414324203
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The inspirational classic, More than a Carpenter, is now updated for a new generation of seekers with a fresh look, revised material, and a new chapter that addresses questions commonly raised today. Former skeptic Josh McDowell is now joined by his son Sean as they examine the evidence about Jesus. Is he really the Lord he claimed to be? How can we know for sure? More than a Carpenter offers arguments for faith from a skeptic turned believer. Since its original publication in 1977, this modern classic has sold over 15 million copies, been translated into dozens of languages, and introduced countless people to the real Jesus. Now with new content that addresses questions raised by today’s popular atheist writers. Audio edition read by Sean McDowell.

Be a Carpenter

Be a Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wil Mara
Editor: Cherry Lake
ISBN: 1534149651
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Be a Carpenter by Wil Mara Summary

Our homes, businesses, and other buildings would not exist without the expert craftsmanship of dedicated trade workers. In this book, readers will learn what it is like to work as a carpenter. They will find out what carpenters do each day, what kind of education is required to become a carpenter, and much more. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

The Carpenter

The Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jon Gordon
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118915259
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Bestselling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet—filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all. Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a Carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a Carpenter; he is also a builder of lives, careers, people, and teams. As the Carpenter shares his wisdom, Michael attempts to save his business in the face of adversity, rejection, fear, and failure. Along the way he learns that there's no such thing as an overnight success but there are timeless principles to help you stand out, excel, and make an impact on people and the world. Drawing upon his work with countless leaders, sales people, professional and college sports teams, non-profit organizations and schools, Jon Gordon shares an entertaining and enlightening story that will inspire you to build a better life, career, and team with the greatest success strategies of all. If you are ready to create your masterpiece, read The Carpenter and begin the building process today.

Carpentry

Carpentry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ira Samuel Griffith
Editor: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1528768035
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First published in 1916, this volume contains a classic guide to carpentry, including chapters on everything from the fundamental principles to useful formulas and how to apply them to practical work. Carpentry refers to the skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of wood. Profusely illustrated and easy-to-digest, this volume is perfect for apprentices and those looking for an introduction to the subject, and it would make for a handy reference book for more experienced carpenters. Contents include: “Foundations”, “Main Frame”, “Roof Frame: Square Cornered Building”, “Roof Frame: Any Polygon”, “Exterior Covering and Finish”, “Interior Finish”, “Estimating”, “Natural Trigonometric Functions”, “Solution of Right Triangles”, Table of Natural Functions”, “Useful Tables”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on wood working.

Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter

Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Randy Schmidt
Editor: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857127691
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Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter by Randy Schmidt Summary

Karen Carpenter was the instantly recognisable lead singer of the Carpenters. The top-selling American musical act of the 1970s, they delivered the love songs that defined a generation. Karen's velvety voice on a string of 16 consecutive Top 20 hits from 1970 to 1976 – including Close to You, We've Only Just Begun, Rainy Days and Mondays, Superstar, and Hurting Each Other – propelled the duo to worldwide stardom and record sales of over 100 million. Karen's musical career was short – only 13 years. During that time, the Carpenters released 10 studio albums, toured more than 200 days a year, taped five television specials, and won three Grammys and an American Music Award. But that's only part of Karen's story. As the world received news of her death at 32 years of age in 1983, she became the proverbial poster child for anorexia nervosa. Little Girl Blue is an intimate profile of Karen Carpenter, a girl from a modest Connecticut upbringing who became a Superstar. Based on exclusive interviews with nearly 100 friends and associates, including record producers, studio musicians, songwriters, television directors, photographers, radio personalities, classmates, childhood friends, neighbours, personal assistants, romantic interests, hairdressers, and housekeepers.'...thorough and affectionate biography of a singer who's been constantly undervalued by the music industry.' MOJO 'Schmidt cannot be faulted... carefully factual, sensitively pitched book.' The Word 'The first truly convincing account of her nightmarish story.' The Guardian

Carpentry

Carpentry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Floyd Vogt
Editor: Cengage Learning Canada Inc
ISBN: 0176728899
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The third Canadian Edition of Vogt/Nauth’s Carpentry is the market-leading Carpentry text in Canada, designed for community college students enrolled in Apprenticeship and Diploma programs. Developed in line with the 2015 National Building Code of Canada, Carpentry provides students with both the theory and industry knowledge required to apprentice and go on to work in the carpentry trade. The core of the carpentry trade as practiced in Canada is covered in four comprehensive sections: Tools and Materials, Rough Carpentry, Exterior Finish, and Interior Finish. Each section features step-by-step procedures for all stages of construction, important safety precautions, tips of the trade, and a look at anticipated future trends in the construction industry. The engaging design and layout is accompanied by a focus on necessary soft skills and features that build necessary critical thinking skills (“What’s Wrong With This Picture” and “Deconstruct This”). All measurements are given in both imperial and metric systems. MindTap helps theory come alive with interactive learning tools, videos and animations for kinesthetic and visual learners while the learning path keeps students on track. This engaging resource prepares apprentices for their future careers like nothing else on the market.

Carpenter

Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cathleen Small
Editor: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1502609851
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Carpenter by Cathleen Small Summary

Carpenters work with wood, shaping frames, laying flooring, and more. Discover what it takes to work in this challenging field in Carpenter.

Magna Carta

Magna Carta Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Carpenter
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014196846X
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Magna Carta by David Carpenter Summary

'David Carpenter deserves to replace Sir James Holt as the standard authority, and an unfailingly readable one too.' Ferdinand Mount, TLS 'An invaluable new commentary' Jill Leopore, New Yorker With a new commentary by David Carpenter "No free man shall be seized or imprisoned, or stripped of his rights or possessions, or outlawed or exiled, or deprived of his standing in any other way, nor will we proceed with force against him, or send others to do so, except by the lawful judgment of his equals or by the law of the land." Magna Carta, forced on King John in 1215 by rebellion, is one of the most famous documents in world history. It asserts a fundamental principle: that the ruler is subject to the law. Alongside a new text and translation of the Charter, David Carpenter's commentary draws on new discoveries to give an entirely fresh account of Magna Carta's text, origins, survival and enforcement, showing how it quickly gained a central place in English political life. It also uses Magna Carta as a lens through which to view thirteenth-century society, focusing on women and peasants as well as barons and knights. The book is a landmark in Magna Carta studies. 2015 is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta's creation - an event which will be marked with exhibitions, commemorations and debates in all the countries over whose constitutions and legal assumptions the shadow of Magna Carta hangs.

Carpenter

Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan Hindman
Editor: Cherry Lake
ISBN: 160279944X
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Carpenter by Susan Hindman Summary

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Carpenter, including training and skills needed.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Editors of Creative Publishing
Editor: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1616733837
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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry by Editors of Creative Publishing Summary

Outdoor carpentry projects using cedar, redwood, and pressure-treated pine are perfect for DIYers of all skill levels, since the materials are easy to work with, and the results are rewarding. This book features more than 50 projects that easily can be built in a weekend with ordinary power hand tools and materials available at any local home center or hardware store. Each project has complete construction plans and directions for foolproof results.

J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography

J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Humphrey Carpenter
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007381255
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J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter Summary

The original authorised biography, and the only one written by an author who actually met J.R.R. Tolkien.

Carpentry for Beginners

Carpentry for Beginners Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Various
Editor: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473390958
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Carpentry for Beginners by Various Summary

This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to carpentry, with information on tools and equipment, common problems, useful tips, proper techniques, quality control, and many other related aspects. Written in clear, plain language and full of useful hints, this volume is ideal for the novice woodworker, and would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “To The Home Carpenter”, “What to Make”, “Beginning Carpentry”, “Gauging and Marketing”, “Saws and Sawing”, “Planes and Planing”, “Chisels and Chiselling”, “Boring and Boring Hints”, “The Spokehave and Its Use”, “Filing and Glass-Papering”, “The Screw and the Screwdriver”, etc. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly hard-to-come-by and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on carpentry.

The Carpenter’s Son

The Carpenter’s Son Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christian Chiakulas
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532695098
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The Carpenter’s Son by Christian Chiakulas Summary

Who was Jesus of Nazareth? Buried beneath two thousand years of theology and dogma lies a real historical person who founded a movement that evolved into the largest religion in the history of the world. But is it possible to know what he really said, did, and believed? This book applies the Marxist conception of history to the study of the historical Jesus. It focuses on class, material conditions, and textual analysis to extract the authentic sayings and deeds of Jesus of Nazareth. The implications are far-reaching for followers of Christ wishing to base their faith in reason and science. They also offer guidance and inspiration for modern activists and revolutionaries wishing to challenge the same unjust systems of power that Jesus faced in his own lifetime.

The Village Carpenter

The Village Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Walter Rose
Editor: Linden Publishing
ISBN: 1610351886
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First published in 1937, this woodworking classic reveals a fascinating look into the social structure of a 19th-century English town and a carpenter's place in it. Encapsulating a time prior to power tools and mass production, when woodworkers made virtually everything, Walter Rose writes eloquently on a number of topics, including running a country business; the carpenter's shop; working on a farm, new home, and windmill; undertaking; and furniture repairs. Manifesting the importance of skill and the attitudes of the craftsman to his tools and work, this book will be of great interest to any carpenter or woodworker with an appreciation for the history of their craft.

The Gardener and the Carpenter

The Gardener and the Carpenter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alison Gopnik
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429944331
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The Gardener and the Carpenter by Alison Gopnik Summary

One of the world's leading child psychologists shatters the myth of "good parenting" Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call "parenting" is a surprisingly new invention. In the past thirty years, the concept of parenting and the multibillion dollar industry surrounding it have transformed child care into obsessive, controlling, and goal-oriented labor intended to create a particular kind of child and therefore a particular kind of adult. In The Gardener and the Carpenter, the pioneering developmental psychologist and philosopher Alison Gopnik argues that the familiar twenty-first-century picture of parents and children is profoundly wrong--it's not just based on bad science, it's bad for kids and parents, too. Drawing on the study of human evolution and her own cutting-edge scientific research into how children learn, Gopnik shows that although caring for children is profoundly important, it is not a matter of shaping them to turn out a particular way. Children are designed to be messy and unpredictable, playful and imaginative, and to be very different both from their parents and from each other. The variability and flexibility of childhood lets them innovate, create, and survive in an unpredictable world. “Parenting" won't make children learn—but caring parents let children learn by creating a secure, loving environment.

The Black Carpenter's Guide

The Black Carpenter's Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Desmond Collins
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1514493101
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The Black Carpenter's Guide by Desmond Collins Summary

This book was written with the black, African American, carpenter in mind. There are many books out there about construction but none that talk about the issues that confront the black carpenters. The subject matter in this book is laid out in a well thought out and progressive manner. Many hours of dedication and care have gone into its completion. It starts with developing the right mindset. From this foundation all the necessary character traits essential for success in the construction field are explained clearly in simple language. Next we explore the Black Contractors Association and the resources available for innercity black men and women seeking training in the construction trades. Since its conception its goal has been the training of master builders and tradesmen from the labor pool of black communities. Learn about apprenticeship training and the differences between the apprenticeship programs. Staying healthy and avoiding injuries explains correct lifting techniques that prevent serious back injuries, as well as the different types of PPE, an acronym for personal protective equipment that is designed to protect you the worker from injuries. Then we jump into the Union versus non-union companies, and go into detail about the benefits of belonging to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters or the AGC Associated General Contractors of America and will inform you on how to make an informed decision on which one will make more sense depending on your goals and career paths. You will also find out about the tools of the trade: what tools you should purchase, the bags you should wear and the clothing and PPEs that are required to work on construction sites. We explore details about cordless and specialty tools and the different brands that carpenters use out in the field. Discover the different building materials used in the construction field. Learn about the different applications that fasteners can be used in on a building and what ones work best in special circumstances. Building systems reveals modern construction practices and systems carpenters and tradesmen use today out in the construction field to construct buildings and structures. Trade Specializations takes a look at all the different trades and specializations the construction field offers black workers. In applying at job-sites I will reveal how to get hired in two weeks or less when applying for work at construction sites. Determine how far you should travel when seeking employment and how to get compensated for traveling expenses. In Discrimination in the Industry we uncover how racially motivated politics is used to exclude blacks and minorities from management positions in the construction industry. I will also teach you how to resolve and report racial discrimination directed toward you on job-sites. In Staying Productive, we learn how a high level of energy and production can keep you employed for the long term. In Certifications & Trainings the reader will explore what the difference is between the two and what programs will help advance the workers career. Preparing for the contractors exam give the reader a detailed road map and the requirements to prepare to pass the states contractor exam. Continue Learning reviews the learning process and how to continue to ask the right questions and develop a lifelong education plan that will advance your career for years to come. Construction Terms is a glossary of housing terms used in the construction field. Learning and memorizing these terms will give you an inside look at the language used by carpenters and builders in construction. These terms will also allow you to see how building materials and construction applications come together in a construction project. More about the Author is a short bio on how I arrived in the construction field as a carpenter.

HomeSkills: Carpentry

HomeSkills: Carpentry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
Editor: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 1610588495
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HomeSkills: Carpentry by Editors of Cool Springs Press Summary

DIVAs part of our comprehensive HomeSkills DIY series, HomeSkills: Carpentry teaches you the essential skill of woodworking./divDIV /divDIVAt the core of every true handyperson is the ability to work with wood. In the home, the garage, or the backyard, the skill of carpentry will prove useful time and time again—it is the ultimate foundational craft of the do-it-yourselfer. With HomeSkills: Carpentry, we invite you to embark on building your DIY skillset by teaching you the basics of woodworking. You’ll learn how to assemble your starter toolbox and small workshop, and we’ll show you the ropes on using those fundamental tools that will remain staples in your construction arsenal well into the future. Finally, we’ll give you step-by-step instructions for accomplishing some of the most common home carpentry projects: building your own workbench or setup table, hanging a door, building an interior stud wall, working with plywood and sheet goods, and a score of other practical tasks. Accompanied by 350 detailed photographs, purposely set at a bargain price, and backed by the renowned reputation of Cool Springs Press, this one-stop how-to book will have you well on your way to becoming a bona fide home carpenter. And, dare we say it, you just might have a good time getting there./divDIV /divDIVCheck out our five other HomeSkills guides on deck building, landscaping, plumbing, tiling, and wiring./div

The Carpenters, Joiners, Cabinet Makers and Gilders' Companion

The Carpenters, Joiners, Cabinet Makers and Gilders' Companion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: F. Reinnel
Editor: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1528768019
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The Carpenters, Joiners, Cabinet Makers and Gilders' Companion by F. Reinnel Summary

“The Carpenter's and Joiner's Hand-Book” is a classic guide to carpentry and cabinet making, covering a wide range of aspects and elements. Written in clear, simple language and profusely illustrated throughout, this handy volume will be of considerable utility to carpenters and others with a practical interest in wood work. Contents include: “General Direction for Seasoning and Preserving Timber”, “Charring Timber”, “Another Method”, “A Composition for Weather Boarding, Paling, etc.”, “A Superior Composition”, “Polish for Wainscot Work”, “Oil for Wainscot Work”, “Polishing Oil for Mahogany”, etc. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in cabinetmaking, wood finishing, and carpentry in general. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this classic volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on wood finishing.

The City & Guilds Textbook: Site Carpentry and Architectural Joinery for the Level 2 Apprenticeship (6571), Level 2 Technical Certificate (7906) & Level 2 Diploma (6706)

The City & Guilds Textbook: Site Carpentry and Architectural Joinery for the Level 2 Apprenticeship (6571), Level 2 Technical Certificate (7906) & Level 2 Diploma (6706) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Jones,Stephen Redfern,Colin Fearn
Editor: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1510458468
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The City & Guilds Textbook: Site Carpentry and Architectural Joinery for the Level 2 Apprenticeship (6571), Level 2 Technical Certificate (7906) & Level 2 Diploma (6706) by Stephen Jones,Stephen Redfern,Colin Fearn Summary

Ensure your learners have the knowledge and skills to start a successful career in the construction industry, with this comprehensive new textbook published in association with City & Guilds for the legacy 6706, new 7906 and new Apprenticeship standard. This brand new title will help students: - Study with confidence, using the most up-to-date information available for all specifications and industry standards - Enhance their understanding of concepts and techniques with clear and accurate technical drawings and step-by-step photo sequences - Test their knowledge with end of chapter practice questions - Get ready for the workplace with industry tips and activities - Develop core skills with authors Stephen Jones and Stephen Redfern, who draw on their extensive teaching and industry experience