DEWALT Carpentry Quick Check: Extreme Duty Edition Now Available From Delmar

Clifton Park, NY – February 15, 2012 – Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, today announced the availability of DEWALT® Carpentry Quick Check: Extreme Duty Edition, a valuable reference title for residential carpentry and framing professionals. As part of the DEWALT Quick Check series, DEWALT® Carpentry Quick Check provides jobsite references that are required for everyday residential framing along with the knowledge to help master many mathematical aspects involved with the trade.

Content in this new guide covers a wide range of topics including mathematical calculations, fastener schedules, span tables, load calculations and framing, among many others. The DEWALT® Carpentry Quick Check identifies the formulas that are critical to those in the industry and presents them using a clear, step-by-step approach. This new title is ideal for carpenters, framers, builders, roofers, flooring contractors, assistants and all residential construction professionals

“Written by an experienced author who has been involved in the construction industry for over 15 years, DEWALT® Carpentry Quick Check: Extreme Duty Edition is an important addition to any carpenter’s toolbox,” said Greg Clayton, vice president, Delmar.  “In addition to the high quality content, we recognized that tradesmen also need concise, durable materials that will be useful and easily accessible. This reference guide was created specifically for use on the job and features a tough, sturdy cover, laminated pages and quick-reference tabs to make it perfect for the toolbox and jobsite. ”

The Carpentry Quick Check is the fourth addition to the popular DEWALT® Quick Check series.  Other products in this series include DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check (available in English and Spanish), DEWALT® Wiring Quick Check and DEWALT® Plumbing Quick Check.  The DEWALT® Quick Check series was created to help professionals access critical information quickly while on the job and the books are now available at many online resellers and retail outlets.

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About the Author
Chris Prince, author of DEWALT® Carpentry Quick Check: Extreme Duty Edition, has been involved in the construction industry for more than 15 years with a combination of field experience and training.  He has written hours of training courses that have been taught in live classroom settings and has helped more than 10,000 candidates prepare for state licensing exams across the country.  Prince was instrumental in launching an online training program for builders which included course development for Residential and Commercial contractors with emphasis in math, building theory, codes, licensing, lien laws, business management, ethics, OSHA, contract law, payroll and project management.  Chris is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.

About Cengage Learning and Delmar
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DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With over 1,000 factory owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America.