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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 5th Edition by Edward Allen, Joseph Iano

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INTERIOR FINISHES FOR WOOD LIGHT FRAME CONSTRUCTION

Completing the Building Enclosure

Insulating the Building Frame

Increasing Levels of Thermal Insulation

Radiant Barriers

Vapor Retarders

Air Barriers

Air Infiltration and Ventilation

Wall and Ceiling Finish

Millwork and Finish Carpentry

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PROPORTIONING FIREPLACES

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Interior Doors

Window Casings and Baseboards

Cabinets

Finish Stairs

Miscellaneous Finish Carpentry

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PROPORTIONING STAIRS

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Flooring and Ceramic Tile Work

Finishing Touches

Architect Michael Craig Moore uses a rich palette of stone and wood for floors and millwork contrasting elegantly with light-colored walls and ceiling surfaces. In the foreground is slate flooring. Stairs and wood floors are heartwood only pine (“heart pine”). Wood cabinets and trim are vertical grain Douglas Fir. Cabinet counters and the window seat top (middleground of the image) are a composite sheet material made from compressed paper and phenolic resin. Cabinet pulls are bronze. The exposed structural ...

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