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Transcript of Carpentry History
BY: Shari & Carter
In 1873, electric power was used for the first time drive machine tools.
The first electric hand drill was developed in 1917.
In 1925, electric portable saws were being used.
ques, and safety procedures.
In the Middle Ages, carpenters began a movement toward specialization, such as shipwrights, wheelwrights, turners, and millwrights.
Roman carpenters have developed iron tools such as saws, hatchets, rasps, and knives.
Two styles of carpentry
The history of goes back 5000B.C when primitive people used stone axes to shape woods.
The egyptians used copper woodworking tools as early as 4000B.C
By 2000B.C the eygptians had developed bronze tools.
Stone age eygptians built rectangular timber houses 100FT proving the existence of carpenrty at a early day.
The amount of permanent carpentry required in many modern buildings has been greatly reduced by the use of such substitute materials as concrete and steel. However, the large amount of concrete used has resulted in a great increase in the amount of carpentry performed to make temporary forms in which the concrete can be cast
Modern carpentry is a continuum from ancient times.
The scope of carpentry has expanded in modern times with the use of synthetic building materials and improving tools.
Carpenters must know how to use many modern tools, fasteners, construction techni
Carpenters tackele many tasks in their line of works, including reading blueprints, estimating costs, and erecting houses, buildings,and other structures.
Finish carpentry sometimes referred to as trim carpentry. It involves much more than just the installation of molding in a building or house.
Finish carpentry involves working both on the inside and the outside of the house.