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Roofing Ready Reckoner: Metric and Imperial Dimensions for Timber Roofs of any Span and Pitch, 3rd Edition

Roofing Ready Reckoner: Metric and Imperial Dimensions for Timber Roofs of any Span and Pitch, 3rd Edition

R. Goss, C. N. Mindham

ISBN: 978-0-470-69058-1

Feb 2008

192 pages

Select type: Wiley Online Book

Description

Now fully revised, the third edition of this renowned book by Ralph Goss has been made even more valuable with the addition of many new illustrations, and takes into account not only traditional cut roof construction but also modern trussed rafter roof assembly methods.

Revised by C.N. Mindham, author of Roof Construction and Loft Conversion, this new edition contains many new drawings of constructional details for which his own book is much acclaimed. Information is now given on wall plate and gable end strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, as well as on the modern tools and instruments necessary to carry out the construction work.

Proven as a book for professionals, the book is now equally suitable for the keen DIY enthusiast as well as the professional. All information is given in both metric and imperial units.

How to use the ready reckoner; Imperial unit tables; Setting the bevel; Notes on the use of the metric system; Metric unit tables
* first new edition in over 30 years
* an essential tool for all housebuilders
* new edition provides 12 pages of additional tables and new material on wall plate and gable end strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and information on tools and equipment
* revised by the author of Roof Construction for Dwellings