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CARP 050D - Basic Stairs

Unit(s): 1.50

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory:READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 070 or appropriate placement

This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course introduces students to stair framing theory, terminology, and construction techniques. Students interpret floor plans and drawing elevations for job planning and to layout and detail stair stringers. Methods for calculating the number of stairs, landing height, stair threads, and riser dimensions are presented and practiced. Instruction includes measuring skills, mathematical principles, stair and handrail fabrication, assembly, and installation.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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