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 #25320 Enclosing, Finishing, and Landscaping Structures
 #25359 Erecting Substructures and Superstructures
 #25661 Installing Utilities
 #25678 Introduction to Construction Technology
 #26120 Project Design and Site Preparation
 #36056 Residential Ceiling Framing-Spanish/English
 #36057 Residential Floor Framing-Spanish/English
 #36058 Residential Roof Framing-Spanish/English
 #36059 Residential Wall Framing-Spanish/English
 #26198 Residential Ceiling Framing
 #26199 Residential Floor Framing
 #26200 Residential Roof Framing
 #26201 Residential Wall Framing
 #14478 Jointer
 #14479 Drill Press
 #14480 Radial Arm Saw
 #14481 Table Saw
 #24798 Bleaching
 #25755 Lacquers and Varnishes
 #25999 Oil, Shellac, and Wax
 #26025 Painting Wood Furniture
 #26103 Preparing Wood
 #26171 Refinishing
 #26362 Staining Wood
 #24860 Cabinet Doors and Hinges(+$3)
 #24861 Cabinet Drawers(+$3)
 #24988 Chamfers and Bevels(+$3)
 #25143 Crosscutting(+$3)
 #25150 Cutting Curves and Circles(+$3)
 #25154 Dados and Rabbets(+$3)
 #25509 Gluing and Clamping(+$3)
 #25612 How to Safely Build with Pressure Treated Wood(+$3)
 #25733 Joinery(+$3)
 #25864 Measuring Hardwoods(+$3)
 #25917 Miter Joints(+$3)
 #26013 Outdoor Uses of Pressure Treated Wood(+$3)
 #26099 Preparing Hardwood to Use(+$3)
 #26225 Ripping(+$3)
 #26241 Safety in the Workshop(+$3)
 #26340 Smoothing Wood(+$3)
 #26728 Uses of Hardwood(+$3)
 #26734 Using Veneers(+$3)
 #26791 What Is Hardwood(+$3)
 #31971 Basic Methods of Measuring and Cutting(+$10)
 #31972 Ripping and Crosscutting(+$10)
 #31973 Sawing and Shaping(+$10)
 #31974 Methods of Cutting Circles and Curves(+$10)
 #31975 Planing(+$10)
 #31976 Working with Nails and Screws(+$10)
 #31977 Gluing and Clamping(+$10)
 #31978 Sanding(+$10)
 #31979 Creating Biscuit and Dowel Joints(+$10)
 #31980 Creating Rabbet Joints(+$10)
 #31981 Creating Dado Joints(+$10)
 #31982 Creating Miter Joints(+$10)
 #31983 Creating Mortise-and-Tenon Joints(+$10)
 #31984 Creating Dovetail Joints and Casework(+$10)
 #31985 Finishing Techniques(+$10)
 #24800 Blueprints: Planning a Building(+$13)
 #25041 Climate Control(+$13)
 #25243 Drywalling and Interior Trimming(+$13)
 #25292 Electricity(+$13)
 #25383 Exterior Walls and Roof Construction(+$13)
 #25435 Floor and Wall Construction(+$13)
 #25666 Interior Finish Work(+$13)
 #26085 Plumbing(+$13)
 #26315 Site Preparation(+$13)
 #31948 Design and Planning(+$20)
 #31949 Construction Estimating: Industry Standards(+$20)
 #31950 Location and Excavating: Site Preparation(+$20)
 #31951 Foundations(+$20)
 #31952 Introduction to Framing(+$20)
 #31953 Floor and Wall Framing(+$20)
 #31954 Ceiling and Roof Framing(+$20)
 #31955 Framing for Rough-ins(+$20)
 #31956 Alternative Framing Techniques(+$20)
 #31957 Wall and Roof Sheathing(+$20)
 #31958 Frames: Doors and Windows(+$20)
 #31959 Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers(+$20)
 #31960 Ventilation(+$20)
 #31961 Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish(+$20)
 #31962 Interior Doors, Frame, and Trim(+$20)
 #31963 Plumbing: Rough-in and Final(+$20)
 #31964 Electrical: Rough-in and Final(+$20)
 #31965 Mechanicals: Rough-in and Final(+$20)
 #31966 Flooring Coverings(+$20)
 #31967 Roofing, Siding, and Finishing(+$20)
 #36035 Design and Planning-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36036 Construction Estimating: Industry Standards-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36037 Location and Excavating: Site Preparation-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36038 Foundations-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36039 Introduction to Framing-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36040 Floor and Wall Framing-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36041 Ceiling and Roof Framing-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36042 Framing for Rough-ins-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36043 Alternative Framing Techniques-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36044 Wall and Roof Sheathing-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36045 Frames: Doors and Windows-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36046 Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36047 Ventilation-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36048 Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36049 Interior Doors, Frame, and Trim-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36050 Plumbing: Rough-in and Final-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36051 Electrical: Rough-in and Final-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36052 Mechanicals: Rough-in and Final-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36053 Flooring Coverings-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36054 Roofing, Siding, and Finishing-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #12006 Estimating Building Materials for Home Construction(+$20)
 #20385 Underground Spaces(+$20)
 #20386 Harnessing Nature's Power(+$20)
 #20387 Tall Buildings(+$20)
 #20388 Leisure Spaces(+$20)
 #20389 Concrete(+$20)
 #20390 Suspension Bridges(+$20)
 #20391 Arches(+$20)
 #20392 Taking On the Sea(+$20)
 #20393 Foundations(+$20)
 #20394 Domes(+$20)
 #20395 Cantilever Bridges(+$20)
 #20396 Defense(+$20)
 #26207 Residential Electrical Wiring(+$20)
 #28091 Iron and Steel(+$20)
 #30680 The Future of Home Construction: New Techniques, New Technologies(+$20)
 #36061 Residential Electrical Wiring-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36062 Residential Masonry-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36063 Residential Plumbing-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #36064 Estimating Building Materials for Home Construction-Spanish/English(+$20)
 #26210 Residential Masonry(+$20)
 #26211 Residential Plumbing(+$20)
 #30516 Mechanical Inspection: Electrical, Plumbing, and Heating(+$20)
 #30517 Site Inspection: Foundation, Drainage, and Waterproofing(+$20)
 #30518 Exterior Inspection: Roof, Chimney, and Exterior Features(+$20)
 #31297 The Resource Conservation House: Building a Sustainable Future(+$20)
 #24763 Band Saw: Operation & Safety(+$20)
 #25735 Jointer/Surfacer & Accessories: Operation & Safety(+$20)
 #26136 Radial Arm Saw: Operation & Safety(+$20)
 #26478 Table Saw & Accessories: Operation & Safety(+$20)
 #26834 Wood Lathe & Accessories: Operation & Safety(+$20)
 #35530 Table Saws(+$20)
 #35531 Cutoff Saws(+$20)
 #35532 Radial Arm Saws(+$20)
 #35533 Band Saws and Scroll Saws(+$20)
 #35534 Routers(+$20)
 #35535 Jointers(+$20)
 #35536 Planers(+$20)
 #35537 Lathes(+$20)
 #35538 Power Nailers(+$20)
 #35539 Drill Presses(+$20)
 #35540 Drills and Drivers(+$20)
 #35541 Stationary Sanders(+$20)
 #35542 Circular Saws(+$20)
 #35543 Jigsaws and Reciprocating Saws(+$20)
 #35544 Rotary Tools, Bench Grinders, and Sharpeners(+$20)
 #35545 Building a Workcenter(+$20)
 #32258 Tour of the Trades(+$40)
 #32259 Boilermakers(+$40)
 #32260 Bricklayers and Stonemasons(+$40)
 #32261 Carpenters(+$40)
 #32262 Drywallers(+$40)
 #32263 Drywall Finishers and Plasterers(+$40)
 #32264 Electricians(+$40)
 #32265 Elevator Constructors(+$40)
 #32266 Glaziers(+$40)
 #32267 HVAC & R(+$40)
 #32268 Insulators(+$40)
 #32269 Iron Workers(+$40)
 #32270 Millwrights(+$40)
 #32271 Operating Engineers(+$40)
 #32272 Painters(+$40)
 #32273 Plumbers and Steamfitters(+$40)
 #32274 Resilient Flooring Installers(+$40)
 #32275 Rodworkers(+$40)
 #32276 Roofers(+$40)
 #32277 Sheetmetal Workers(+$40)
 #32278 Sprinkler Fitters(+$40)
 #32279 Terrazzo, Tile, and Marble Workers(+$40)
 #37046 Tools of the Trade: Inside the Carpenter's Toolbox(+$40)
 #37047 Tools of the Trade: Inside the Welder's Toolbox(+$40)
 #39259 Construction and Trades(+$40)
 #37048 Tools of the Trade: Inside the Mason's Toolbox(+$40)
 #36100 Tools of the Trade: Inside the Plumber's Toolbox(+$40)
 #37244 Residential Heating and Ventilation(+$40)
 #37245 Residential Air Conditioning(+$40)
 #6964 Total Collapse: Can Buildings Survive Earthquakes?(+$80)
 #37243 HVAC Basics(+$129.95)
 #36055 Residential Carpentry Framing-Spanish/English(+$149.85)
 #26204 Residential Carpentry Framing(+$149.85)
 #14477 Woodworking Basics(+$149.85)
 #26205 Residential Construction(+$159.9)
 #36060 Residential Construction-Spanish/English(+$159.9)
 #30515 The Home Inspector(+$159.9)
 #17674 Construction Technology(+$199.8)
 #26833 Wood Finishing(+$299.7)
 #26837 Woodworking Power Tools(+$299.8)
 #38974 Tools of the Trade(+$489.75)
 #35805 Plywood Projects Series(+$499.5)
 #24841 Building Trades(+$579.55)
 #31970 Woodworking: The Art and the Craft(+$849.3)
 #20397 How Did They Build That?(+$859.4)
 #26839 Woodworking(+$956.1)
 #35529 Woodworking Tools(+$1069.25)
 #36071 Woodworking, Volume 1(+$1198.95)
 #31947 Building Trades II(+$1349.05)
 #36034 Building Trades II-Spanish/English(+$1349.05)
 #36070 Construction & Building Trades, Volume 1(+$1419)
 #32257 Made with the Trades(+$1928.95)

Product Description:
#25320 Construction Principles - Enclosing, Finishing, and Landscaping Structures (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

Discusses the enclosing, finishing, and landscaping of structures, including reasons for enclosing and finishing (protection, comfort, convenience), elements of enclosing, finishing, and landscaping: enclosing the exterior, finishing the exterior, enclosing the interior, finishing the interior, installing accessories including electrical and plumbing fixtures and appliances, cabinets, countertops, etc., construction of pathways, and installing landscaping. (18 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25359 Construction Principles - Erecting Substructures and Superstructures (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

Covers the erecting of structures, including very detailed information on substructures (slab, spread, and pile foundations) and superstructures (sills, headers, joists, studs, roofs). Also contains a brief discussion of some alternative superstructures including examples of tensile structures and pneumatic structures. (19 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25661 Construction Principles - Installing Utilities (Run time 20 min.) DVD $49.95

Details the installation of utilities of all types: electrical communications, water, sewage, and natural gas. The process of installation for each type of utility is covered in depth, including the workers who perform the tasks, the specific tasks themselves, materials and components used, as well as an explanation of how the utilities operate, and the finishing stages of installation for each. A brief discussion of automated control (Smart House) systems is included. (20 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25678 Construction Principles - Introduction to Construction Technology (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

Covers basic information on construction technology including a definition of construction, the project design, types of construction, the involvement of architects in the construction process, zoning laws, building codes, local covenants, site preparation, substructure and superstructure, building materials, installation of utilities, enclosing, and finishing. (17 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26120 Construction Principles - Project Design and Site Preparation (Run time 16 min.) DVD $49.95

Building on the overview information given in the first video, this program includes the duties of architects and engineers (design, construction materials and methods, choice, overseeing projects), elements of construction design (client's needs, developing rough designs, selecting the best design, refining the design, client presentation and approval), and elements of site preparation (removal of unnecessary objects, leveling the site, locating where the structure will go). (17 min.) A Meridian Production.


#36056 Construction Principles - Residential Ceiling Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

This program is part 1 of the series Residential Carpentry Framing. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (9 minutes)


#36057 Construction Principles - Residential Floor Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

This program is part 2 of the series Residential Carpentry Framing. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (10 minutes)


#36058 Construction Principles - Residential Roof Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

This program is part 3 of the series Residential Carpentry Framing. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (9 minutes)


#36059 Construction Principles - Residential Wall Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $49.95

This program is part 4 of the series Residential Carpentry Framing. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (12 minutes)


#26198 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Residential Ceiling Framing (Run time 9 min.) DVD $49.95

Residential Ceiling Framing is a nine-minute video which is part of the series, Residential Carpentry Framing.Finally, a step-by-step "how-to" series of videos that will show your students how to build. Whether working with floor, wall, ceiling, or roof framing, viewers get a first-hand look at construction procedures, safety issues, and proper tools. A clear explanation of each step provides in-depth information while viewers watch actual carpenters do the work. "Notes" are given throughout offering tips and safety warnings. Carpenters carefully review the plans for layout, materials, and any variations. Starting with floor framing and using the platform method, carpenters place sills and check the foundation to make sure it's level. Students see how girders and joists are installed and how spacing marks are made and transferred. Construction terms are used throughout as specific steps are demonstrated. Students learn about header joists, story poles, bridging, framing openings, and how to lay down subflooring. Moving on to wall framing, carpenters carefully make layout marks, chalk the subflooring, cut and place the plate stock, and mark studs, cripples, trimmers, and corner studs. Studs, headers, and trimmers are cut to proper size and wall components are pre-assembled. The walls are nailed, braced, and then raised into place. Ceiling framing and roof framing follow the same pattern...taking students through the construction process...providing clear instructions and demonstrating each step. Throughout each video, safety concerns are addressed and helpful tips highlighted that the professionals use. Give your students the opportunity to see actual "on the job" construction before they try it themselves. A great series to add to any construction/building trades program! A Meridian Production.


#26199 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Residential Floor Framing (Run time 10 min.) DVD $49.95

Residential Floor Framing is a ten-minute video which is part of the series, Residential Carpentry Framing.Finally, a step-by-step "how-to" series of videos that will show your students how to build. Whether working with floor, wall, ceiling, or roof framing, viewers get a first-hand look at construction procedures, safety issues, and proper tools. A clear explanation of each step provides in-depth information while viewers watch actual carpenters do the work. "Notes" are given throughout offering tips and safety warnings. Carpenters carefully review the plans for layout, materials, and any variations. Starting with floor framing and using the platform method, carpenters place sills and check the foundation to make sure it's level. Students see how girders and joists are installed and how spacing marks are made and transferred. Construction terms are used throughout as specific steps are demonstrated. Students learn about header joists, story poles, bridging, framing openings, and how to lay down subflooring. Moving on to wall framing, carpenters carefully make layout marks, chalk the subflooring, cut and place the plate stock, and mark studs, cripples, trimmers, and corner studs. Studs, headers, and trimmers are cut to proper size and wall components are pre-assembled. The walls are nailed, braced, and then raised into place. Ceiling framing and roof framing follow the same pattern...taking students through the construction process...providing clear instructions and demonstrating each step. Throughout each video, safety concerns are addressed and helpful tips highlighted that the professionals use. Give your students the opportunity to see actual "on the job" construction before they try it themselves. A great series to add to any construction/building trades program! A Meridian Production.


#26200 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Residential Roof Framing (Run time 10 min.) DVD $49.95

Residential Roof Framing is a nine-minute video which is part of the series, Residential Carpentry Framing.Finally, a step-by-step "how-to" series of videos that will show your students how to build. Whether working with floor, wall, ceiling, or roof framing, viewers get a first-hand look at construction procedures, safety issues, and proper tools. A clear explanation of each step provides in-depth information while viewers watch actual carpenters do the work. "Notes" are given throughout offering tips and safety warnings. Carpenters carefully review the plans for layout, materials, and any variations. Starting with floor framing and using the platform method, carpenters place sills and check the foundation to make sure it's level. Students see how girders and joists are installed and how spacing marks are made and transferred. Construction terms are used throughout as specific steps are demonstrated. Students learn about header joists, story poles, bridging, framing openings, and how to lay down subflooring. Moving on to wall framing, carpenters carefully make layout marks, chalk the subflooring, cut and place the plate stock, and mark studs, cripples, trimmers, and corner studs. Studs, headers, and trimmers are cut to proper size and wall components are pre-assembled. The walls are nailed, braced, and then raised into place. Ceiling framing and roof framing follow the same pattern...taking students through the construction process...providing clear instructions and demonstrating each step. Throughout each video, safety concerns are addressed and helpful tips highlighted that the professionals use. Give your students the opportunity to see actual "on the job" construction before they try it themselves. A great series to add to any construction/building trades program! A Meridian Production.


#26201 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Residential Wall Framing (Run time 13 min.) DVD $49.95

Residential Wall Framing is a twelve-minute video which is part of the series, Residential Carpentry Framing.Finally, a step-by-step "how-to" series of videos that will show your students how to build. Whether working with floor, wall, ceiling, or roof framing, viewers get a first-hand look at construction procedures, safety issues, and proper tools. A clear explanation of each step provides in-depth information while viewers watch actual carpenters do the work. "Notes" are given throughout offering tips and safety warnings. Carpenters carefully review the plans for layout, materials, and any variations. Starting with floor framing and using the platform method, carpenters place sills and check the foundation to make sure it's level. Students see how girders and joists are installed and how spacing marks are made and transferred. Construction terms are used throughout as specific steps are demonstrated. Students learn about header joists, story poles, bridging, framing openings, and how to lay down subflooring. Moving on to wall framing, carpenters carefully make layout marks, chalk the subflooring, cut and place the plate stock, and mark studs, cripples, trimmers, and corner studs. Studs, headers, and trimmers are cut to proper size and wall components are pre-assembled. The walls are nailed, braced, and then raised into place. Ceiling framing and roof framing follow the same pattern...taking students through the construction process...providing clear instructions and demonstrating each step. Throughout each video, safety concerns are addressed and helpful tips highlighted that the professionals use. Give your students the opportunity to see actual "on the job" construction before they try it themselves. A great series to add to any construction/building trades program! A Meridian Production.


#14478 Woodworking - Jointer (Run time 17 min.) DVD $49.95

This series of live-action videotapes covers the set-up and basic operation of four of the most commonly used stationary woodworking machines. Each comprehensive program begins with a brief segment covering safety procedures and guidelines, proper conduct and behavior, and the importance of a clean work area that are applicable to all woodshop environments. Close-ups, on-screen graphics, and step-by-step procedures give viewers detailed instruction concerning proper usage of safety guards, accessories, and other complementary tools. These programs help introduce novice workers to basic woodshop techniques and are ideal for helping instructors provide new students with an understanding of each machine and its capabilities. Highly recommended for agricultural, building construction, and facilities maintenance students.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 20-minute video.


#14479 Woodworking - Drill Press (Run time 16 min.) DVD $49.95

This series of live-action videotapes covers the set-up and basic operation of four of the most commonly used stationary woodworking machines. Each comprehensive program begins with a brief segment covering safety procedures and guidelines, proper conduct and behavior, and the importance of a clean work area that are applicable to all woodshop environments. Close-ups, on-screen graphics, and step-by-step procedures give viewers detailed instruction concerning proper usage of safety guards, accessories, and other complementary tools. These programs help introduce novice workers to basic woodshop techniques and are ideal for helping instructors provide new students with an understanding of each machine and its capabilities. Highly recommended for agricultural, building construction, and facilities maintenance students.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 20-minute video.


#14480 Woodworking - Radial Arm Saw (Run time 15 min.) DVD $49.95

This series of live-action videotapes covers the set-up and basic operation of four of the most commonly used stationary woodworking machines. Each comprehensive program begins with a brief segment covering safety procedures and guidelines, proper conduct and behavior, and the importance of a clean work area that are applicable to all woodshop environments. Close-ups, on-screen graphics, and step-by-step procedures give viewers detailed instruction concerning proper usage of safety guards, accessories, and other complementary tools. These programs help introduce novice workers to basic woodshop techniques and are ideal for helping instructors provide new students with an understanding of each machine and its capabilities. Highly recommended for agricultural, building construction, and facilities maintenance students.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 20-minute video.


#14481 Woodworking - Table Saw (Run time 18 min.) DVD $49.95

This series of live-action videotapes covers the set-up and basic operation of four of the most commonly used stationary woodworking machines. Each comprehensive program begins with a brief segment covering safety procedures and guidelines, proper conduct and behavior, and the importance of a clean work area that are applicable to all woodshop environments. Close-ups, on-screen graphics, and step-by-step procedures give viewers detailed instruction concerning proper usage of safety guards, accessories, and other complementary tools. These programs help introduce novice workers to basic woodshop techniques and are ideal for helping instructors provide new students with an understanding of each machine and its capabilities. Highly recommended for agricultural, building construction, and facilities maintenance students.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 20-minute video.


#24798 Woodworking - Bleaching (Run time 27 min.) DVD $49.95

Bleaching is a twenty-seven minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 27-minute video.


#25755 Woodworking - Lacquers and Varnishes (Run time 22 min.) DVD $49.95

Lacquers and Varnishes is a twenty-two minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 22-minute video.


#25999 Woodworking - Oil, Shellac, and Wax (Run time 16 min.) DVD $49.95

Oil, Shellac, and Wax is a sixteen-minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 16-minute video.


#26025 Woodworking - Painting Wood Furniture (Run time 10 min.) DVD $49.95

Painting Wood Furniture is a ten-minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 10-minute video.


#26103 Woodworking - Preparing Wood (Run time 18 min.) DVD $49.95

Preparing Wood is a seventeen-minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 17-minute video.


#26171 Woodworking - Refinishing (Run time 17 min.) DVD $49.95

Refinishing is a twenty-seven minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 27-minute video.


#26362 Woodworking - Staining Wood (Run time 21 min.) DVD $49.95

Staining Wood is a twenty-minute video which is part of the series, Wood Finishing.A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production. 20-minute video.


#24860 Woodworking - Cabinet Doors and Hinges (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Details various methods of hanging cabinet doors including latest techniques in European and American types. Shows construction using stile and rail. A Meridian Production. 14-minute video.


#24861 Woodworking - Cabinet Drawers (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Shows types of door fronts, methods of joinery including rabbets and dovetails, installation of runners, guides, slides, and hardware. A Meridian Production. 16-minute video.


#24988 Woodworking - Chamfers and Bevels (Run time 7 min.) DVD $52.95

Describes difference between the two cuts and how to make them using hand planes, spokeshave, table saw, jointer shaper, drill press, router, band saw, and radial arm saw, and how to prevent splintering. A Meridian Production. 6-minute video.


#25143 Woodworking - Crosscutting (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Shows how to determine grain, a cross-cutting blade, marking and scoring wood, cutting techniques using hand saw, miter box, circular saw, table saw, and radial arm saw. A Meridian Production. 8-minute video.


#25150 Woodworking - Cutting Curves and Circles (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Determining size of circle, drawing it on lumber, use of band saw and jig saw, determining blade size, making relief cuts, using coping saw or keyhole saw, saber saw, plunge cuts, cutting large circles, and making repeat curves. A Meridian Production. 10-minute video.


#25154 Woodworking - Dados and Rabbets (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Covers uses of dados and rabbets and how to make them with and without special blades on the table saw, radial arm saw, router, and shaper. A Meridian Production. 9-minute video.


#25509 Woodworking - Gluing and Clamping (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Details reasons for gluing and clamping, expansion and contraction of wood, moisture content, grain direction, differences in glues, application, and clamping for strength. A Meridian Production. 10-minute video.


#25612 Woodworking - How to Safely Build with Pressure Treated Wood (Run time 7 min.) DVD $52.95

Describes the importance of pressure treated wood and precautions in using it. A Meridian Production. 8-minute video.


#25733 Woodworking - Joinery (Run time 8 min.) DVD $52.95

Discusses various methods of reinforcing by joining two pieces of wood dowels, biscuits, spline, tongue and groove, dado, rabbet, mortise and tenon, dovetail. A Meridian Production. 8-minute video.


#25864 Woodworking - Measuring Hardwoods (Run time 13 min.) DVD $52.95

Defines board foot using a board rule, standard length/standard thickness, measuring and moisture content, surface measure, and green vs. dry measurement. A Meridian Production. 15-minute video.


#25917 Woodworking - Miter Joints (Run time 7 min.) DVD $52.95

Includes hand miter saw, table saw, circular saw, radial arm saw, measuring and cutting compound miters, and assembling miters. A Meridian Production. 17-minute video.


#26013 Woodworking - Outdoor Uses of Pressure Treated Wood (Run time 9 min.) DVD $52.95

Defines pressure treated wood and how to work with it. A Meridian Production. 9-minute video.


#26099 Woodworking - Preparing Hardwood to Use (Run time 9 min.) DVD $52.95

Details steps from preparing rough-cut lumber for machining into finished furniture using the jointer, planer, table saw, and router. Also demonstrates joining techniques. A Meridian Production. 9-minute video.


#26225 Woodworking - Ripping (Run time 12 min.) DVD $52.95

Demonstrates a rip blade, use of guides, use of a hand saw, circular saw, table saw, radial arm saw, and resawing using a band saw. A Meridian Production. 12-minute video.


#26241 Woodworking - Safety in the Workshop (Run time 10 min.) DVD $52.95

A general overview of power tools with specific suggestions for the table saw, jointer, drill press, band saw, shaper, and planers. A Meridian Production. 10-minute video.


#26340 Woodworking - Smoothing Wood (Run time 13 min.) DVD $52.95

Examines how to make rough wood smooth using fine blade saws, jointer, hand planes, power planes (hand and table), sanders (hand, belt, disc, orbiting & vibrating), files, and rasps. Explains various grits on sandpaper and the importance of grain direction. A Meridian Production. 15-minute video.


#26728 Woodworking - Uses of Hardwood (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Covers logging, furniture manufacturing, samples of various hardwoods and uses, cutting methods which change patterns. A Meridian Production. 10-minute video.


#26734 Woodworking - Using Veneers (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Covers the manufacture of veneer, uses, and various application techniques. A Meridian Production. 17-minute video.


#26791 Woodworking - What Is Hardwood (Run time min.) DVD $52.95

Explains difference between hardwood, softwood, wood defects, various types of lumber, and hardwood grading. A Meridian Production. 14-minute video.


#31971 Woodworking - Basic Methods of Measuring and Cutting (Run time 13 min.) DVD $59.95

After reviewing the English and metric measurement systems, this video demonstrates how to measure and mark lumber and then cut with handsaws and portable power saws. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#31972 Woodworking - Ripping and Crosscutting (Run time 14 min.) DVD $59.95

When it comes to woodworking projects, standard plank and beam lengths usually won't cut it. This video shows students the professional way to rip and crosscut with smooth precision. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#31973 Woodworking - Sawing and Shaping (Run time 10 min.) DVD $59.95

This video explains the effect of cutting speed on wood finish and how to transfer patterns. Also, the use of sliding compound miter saws, scroll saws, and routers is demonstrated. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (9 minutes)


#31974 Woodworking - Methods of Cutting Circles and Curves (Run time 12 min.) DVD $59.95

When it comes to sawing through wood, straight cuts are only the beginning. This video shows students the ins and outs of cutting circles and curves. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (12 minutes)


#31975 Woodworking - Planing (Run time 16 min.) DVD $59.95

Until the day that wood comes perfectly flat and square from the lumberyard, there will be planing. This video shows students how to plane surface and end grains to perfection. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#31976 Woodworking - Working with Nails and Screws (Run time 17 min.) DVD $59.95

This video demonstrates how to drive and remove nails like a pro while explaining how to work with wood screws-from pre-drilling, to countersinking and plugging, to increasing their holding power. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (17 minutes)


#31977 Woodworking - Gluing and Clamping (Run time 11 min.) DVD $59.95

For times when nails and screws won't do, there's glue. This video shows students how to join wood using glue and a variety of clamps. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (10 minutes)


#31978 Woodworking - Sanding (Run time 13 min.) DVD $59.95

This video focuses on the skill of sanding, with an emphasis on square corners and small pieces. Making sanding jigs for drill presses and disc sanders is also covered. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#31979 Woodworking - Creating Biscuit and Dowel Joints (Run time 11 min.) DVD $59.95

Biscuit and dowel joints are not only strong-they're invisible, too. This video shows students how to engineer this pair of useful joints. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (10 minutes)


#31980 Woodworking - Creating Rabbet Joints (Run time 11 min.) DVD $59.95

This video takes a close look at rabbet joints: the right times to use them, the correct way to lay them out, and how to cut, smooth, and assemble them. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (11 minutes)


#31981 Woodworking - Creating Dado Joints (Run time 11 min.) DVD $59.95

This video illustrates how to lay out, cut, and hide dado joints. Rabbet-and-dado joints are also covered, and cutting dadoes with power tools is demonstrated. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (11 minutes)


#31982 Woodworking - Creating Miter Joints (Run time 14 min.) DVD $59.95

From door molding and baseboards to picture frames and birdhouse roofs, miter joints are everywhere. This video shows students how to construct this simple yet elegant carpentry joint. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#31983 Woodworking - Creating Mortise-and-Tenon Joints (Run time 13 min.) DVD $59.95

The time-tested mortise-and-tenon is arguably the strongest joint in woodworking. This video shows students how to go about crafting it. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#31984 Woodworking - Creating Dovetail Joints and Casework (Run time 13 min.) DVD $59.95

What in carpentry can match the beauty of dovetail joints in a well-made piece of furniture? This video shows students how to cut and assemble dovetails into strong and attractive casework. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#31985 Woodworking - Finishing Techniques (Run time 15 min.) DVD $59.95

This video illustrates how to prepare wood for finishing and then apply stains, clear sealers, and paints and enamels. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#24800 Building Trades - Blueprints: Planning a Building (Run time 13 min.) DVD $62.95

Covers information needed to begin a project: zoning laws, building codes, plan views, elevation drawings, detail drawings, floor plans, utilities, foundations, elevations, electrical, plumbing, scale models, and the use of CAD in creating plans. Also discusses landscaping and a climate plan. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25041 Building Trades - Climate Control (Run time 12 min.) DVD $62.95

Covers the various types of climate control including HVAC installation, duct work, and insulation. (13 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25243 Building Trades - Drywalling and Interior Trimming (Run time 13 min.) DVD $62.95

Examines drywall application, joint compound, and sanding. Also covers door and window casings, cabinets, moldings, paneling, and drop ceilings. (13 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25292 Building Trades - Electricity (Run time 13 min.) DVD $62.95

Shows service being installed in a building; explores installation of wiring, fixtures, and receptacles. Also reveals the emerging technology of energy conservation. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25383 Building Trades - Exterior Walls and Roof Construction (Run time 16 min.) DVD $62.95

See installation of all types of exterior materials including siding, masonry, and windows. See rafters installed as well as trusses, plywood sheathing, roof vents, and more; view how facias and soffits are installed. (15 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25435 Building Trades - Floor and Wall Construction (Run time 14 min.) DVD $62.95

Explores both wood and steel construction including framing, layout, stud walls, joists, sheathing, girders, trusses, decking, reinforced concrete, and more. Shows subfloor, floor, and framework. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25666 Building Trades - Interior Finish Work (Run time 16 min.) DVD $62.95

Final touches include paint, wallcovering, carpeting, linoleum, and base/crown moldings. (16 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26085 Building Trades - Plumbing (Run time 14 min.) DVD $62.95

Watch basic plumbing installation for residential and commercial construction including pipe fitting and bathroom fixtures. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26315 Building Trades - Site Preparation (Run time 16 min.) DVD $62.95

Examines major considerations when staking out a location including survey work, clearing and grading the land, excavation, and the types of equipment used. Also introduces project management and how materials are purchased and organized. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#31948 Building Trades - Design and Planning (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Whether it's a country cottage or a Tudor mansion, it all begins on the drawing board. This program will show students how homes get built on paper, what kinds of considerations drive many of the decisions and choices, and how to read the blueprints. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)


#31949 Building Trades - Construction Estimating: Industry Standards (Run time 19 min.) DVD $69.95

How much siding will you need for a medium-sized house? How much lumber will it take? In this program, students will learn a number of industry-standard techniques used to calculate the amounts of building materials for many common construction projects. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (19 minutes)


#31950 Building Trades - Location and Excavating: Site Preparation (Run time 13 min.) DVD $69.95

Where a house is going to be built can be just as important as how it's designed. This informative video looks at considerations that go into choosing a structure's location, as well as that first big step on-site: breaking ground. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#31951 Building Trades - Foundations (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Every house begins with a foundation, but you'll need to determine what kind. This program explains the three types of foundations-basement foundation, crawl space foundation, and slab-on-grade-and uses a full basement foundation in a seasonal climate to illustrate basic techniques and concerns, including the use of footings, building forms, load-bearing values of the soil, and methods for pouring and curing concrete. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#31952 Building Trades - Introduction to Framing (Run time 12 min.) DVD $69.95

Framing is the fundamental building block in many aspects of home construction. This program will detail the basics of many framing applications, including layout terms and principles, construction techniques, and standard framing plans. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (12 minutes)


#31953 Building Trades - Floor and Wall Framing (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

This video instructs students on the how-to of floor and wall framing. Topics include girders and studs, installing sills, installing floor joists and sub-flooring, constructing shoes and plates, assembling exterior house walls, erecting exterior house walls, and constructing interior partitions. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#31954 Building Trades - Ceiling and Roof Framing (Run time 12 min.) DVD $69.95

Spans, hip and valley rafters, purlins, ceiling joists, and planking-all these and more are covered in this video which takes students step-by-step through the process of literally putting a roof over your head. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (12 minutes)


#31955 Building Trades - Framing for Rough-ins (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

Partitions and walls containing plumbing pipes or heating ducts often need to be constructed differently in order to safely accommodate these systems and meet building codes. This program details a number of common industry techniques used in these situations, including accompanying electrical considerations. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)


#31956 Building Trades - Alternative Framing Techniques (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Alternative framing techniques can reduce structural lumber requirements and costs, as well as offer design improvements, such as openings in steel-frame studs that allow for the running of plumbing or electrical systems. This video looks at some of the more popular industry options in terms of materials and construction plans. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#31957 Building Trades - Wall and Roof Sheathing (Run time 13 min.) DVD $69.95

Sheathing provides a nailing base for siding and roof covering. This program examines various sheathing materials, such as plywood composites, particleboard, and shiplap, and illustrates their installation. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#31958 Building Trades - Frames: Doors and Windows (Run time 12 min.) DVD $69.95

This program covers all aspects of window and doorframe construction, including the installation of sills and flashing. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (12 minutes)


#31959 Building Trades - Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers (Run time 13 min.) DVD $69.95

For economic reasons as well as comfort, insulation is a key component to any home construction project. This program covers the essentials about weatherstripping, loose fill insulation, rigid insulation, R-values of insulation efficiency, installation of vapor barriers, and estimating materials for the job. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#31960 Building Trades - Ventilation (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

Ventilation is an integral component of building design. This program will show students proper procedures for the installation of vent flashing and various types of ventilation ports. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)


#31961 Building Trades - Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

Today's builder has many options when it comes to walls and ceilings-this video looks at some of the most popular, including drywall materials, such as gypsum wallboard, plywood, particleboard, and solid wood paneling, as well as plaster and cement board. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#31962 Building Trades - Interior Doors, Frame, and Trim (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

This video highlights the methods and materials for installing doors; fitting trim around openings; and fitting trim at intersections of walls, floors, and ceilings. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#31963 Building Trades - Plumbing: Rough-in and Final (Run time 19 min.) DVD $69.95

This program looks at plumbing in its two construction phases: rough-in, or initial installation, and final. Details of water systems and drainage, waste, and venting (DWV) systems are examined, as well as tools commonly used. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (19 minutes)


#31964 Building Trades - Electrical: Rough-in and Final (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

In this video, students will learn how to install cables, wires, boxes, and devices to control current flow, such as switches, outlets, and circuit breakers. Particular attention is paid to safety and the standards of the National Electrical Code. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)


#31965 Building Trades - Mechanicals: Rough-in and Final (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) comprise one of the major systems to be installed in a house. This video will guide students through application guidelines and installation of many of these components, such as furnaces, warm-air perimeter systems, air exchangers, and central air-conditioning. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)


#31966 Building Trades - Flooring Coverings (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

From wood to tiling to wall-to-wall carpeting, you could say this video gets down to brass tacks on how you can cover the floors in your house. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)


#31967 Building Trades - Roofing, Siding, and Finishing (Run time 18 min.) DVD $69.95

In this video, students will find out many of the ways to apply the finishing touches by roofing and siding the house, as well as cabinetry, stairs, and exterior and interior painting. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (18 minutes)


#36035 Building Trades - Design and Planning-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Whether it's a country cottage or a Tudor mansion, it all begins on the drawing board. This DVD will show students how homes get built on paper, what kinds of considerations drive many of the decisions and choices, and how to read the blueprints. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36036 Building Trades - Construction Estimating: Industry Standards-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

How much siding will you need for a medium-sized house? How much lumber will it take? In this DVD, students will learn a number of industry-standard techniques used to calculate the amounts of building materials for many common construction projects. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (19 minutes)


#36037 Building Trades - Location and Excavating: Site Preparation-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Where a house is going to be built can be just as important as how it's designed. This informative DVD looks at considerations that go into choosing a structure's location, as well as that first big step on-site: breaking ground. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (13 minutes)


#36038 Building Trades - Foundations-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Every house begins with a foundation, but you'll need to determine what kind. This DVD explains the three types of foundations-basement foundation, crawl space foundation, and slab-on-grade-and uses a full basement foundation in a seasonal climate to illustrate basic techniques and concerns, including the use of footings, building forms, load-bearing values of the soil, and methods for pouring and curing concrete. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (14 minutes)


#36039 Building Trades - Introduction to Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Framing is the fundamental building block in many aspects of home construction. This DVD will detail the basics of many framing applications, including layout terms and principles, construction techniques, and standard framing plans. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (12 minutes)


#36040 Building Trades - Floor and Wall Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This DVD instructs students on the how-to of floor and wall framing. Topics include girders and studs, installing sills, installing floor joists and sub-flooring, constructing shoes and plates, assembling exterior house walls, erecting exterior house walls, and constructing interior partitions. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (16 minutes)


#36041 Building Trades - Ceiling and Roof Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Spans, hip and valley rafters, purlins, ceiling joists, and planking-all these and more are covered in this DVD which takes students step-by-step through the process of literally putting a roof over your head. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (12 minutes)


#36042 Building Trades - Framing for Rough-ins-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Partitions and walls containing plumbing pipes or heating ducts often need to be constructed differently in order to safely accommodate these systems and meet building codes. This DVD details a number of common industry techniques used in these situations, including accompanying electrical considerations. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36043 Building Trades - Alternative Framing Techniques-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Alternative framing techniques can reduce structural lumber requirements and costs, as well as offer design improvements, such as openings in steel-frame studs that allow for the running of plumbing or electrical systems. This DVD looks at some of the more popular industry options in terms of materials and construction plans. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (14 minutes)


#36044 Building Trades - Wall and Roof Sheathing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Sheathing provides a nailing base for siding and roof covering. This DVD examines various sheathing materials, such as plywood composites, particleboard, and shiplap, and illustrates their installation. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (14 minutes)


#36045 Building Trades - Frames: Doors and Windows-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This DVD covers all aspects of window and doorframe construction, including the installation of sills and flashing. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (12 minutes)


#36046 Building Trades - Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

For economic reasons as well as comfort, insulation is a key component to any home construction project. This DVD covers the essentials about weatherstripping, loose fill insulation, rigid insulation, R-values of insulation efficiency, installation of vapor barriers, and estimating materials for the job. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (13 minutes)


#36047 Building Trades - Ventilation-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Ventilation is an integral component of building design. This DVD will show students proper procedures for the installation of vent flashing and various types of ventilation ports. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36048 Building Trades - Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Today's builder has many options when it comes to walls and ceilings-this DVD looks at some of the most popular, including drywall materials, such as gypsum wallboard, plywood, particleboard, and solid wood paneling, as well as plaster and cement board. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (16 minutes)


#36049 Building Trades - Interior Doors, Frame, and Trim-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This DVD highlights the methods and materials for installing doors; fitting trim around openings; and fitting trim at intersections of walls, floors, and ceilings. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (14 minutes)


#36050 Building Trades - Plumbing: Rough-in and Final-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This DVD looks at plumbing in its two construction phases: rough-in, or initial installation, and final. Details of water systems and drainage, waste, and venting (DWV) systems are examined, as well as tools commonly used. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (19 minutes)


#36051 Building Trades - Electrical: Rough-in and Final-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

In this DVD, students will learn how to install cables, wires, boxes, and devices to control current flow, such as switches, outlets, and circuit breakers. Particular attention is paid to safety and the standards of the National Electrical Code. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36052 Building Trades - Mechanicals: Rough-in and Final-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) comprise one of the major systems to be installed in a house. This DVD will guide students through application guidelines and installation of many of these components, such as furnaces, warm-air perimeter systems, air exchangers, and central air-conditioning. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36053 Building Trades - Flooring Coverings-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

From wood to tiling to wall-to-wall carpeting, you could say this DVD gets down to brass tacks on how you can cover the floors in your house. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36054 Building Trades - Roofing, Siding, and Finishing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

In this DVD, students will find out many of the ways to apply the finishing touches by roofing and siding the house, as well as cabinetry, stairs, and exterior and interior painting. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (18 minutes)


#12006 Construction Principles - Estimating Building Materials for Home Construction (Run time 25 min.) DVD $69.95

The construction trades provide a variety of opportunities to put specialized skills to work. Some of those situations require estimating the amount of building materials needed to complete the job. This program presents rule-of-thumb techniques of estimating material needs for a deck system, exterior walls, interior walls, roofing, electrical systems, and plumbing systems. Basing the project on plans for a three-bedroom house, the video uses sophisticated computer animation to help clearly visualize the estimating process. The program shows how to calculate square and linear footage; estimate amounts of sheathing, drywall, and siding; determine numbers of joists, studs, and beams; and assess wiring and plumbing needs. Easy-to-use formulas presented in a concise format make this video a great teaching aid for the very first step in construction work. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (26 minutes)


#20385 Construction Principles - Underground Spaces (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

This video goes underground to explore how spaces can be created beneath our feet, and the many different ways such spaces can be put to use. A mine in the U.K., a Norwegian mountain hall, and the site of an underground railway station under construction in London are the featured destinations. (24 minutes)


#20386 Construction Principles - Harnessing Nature's Power (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

The ability to tap the natural resources of the planet is crucial to our world, and a great challenge to an engineer. This video travels around Europe to show viewers a hydroelectric power station in the U.K., a wind turbine in Sweden, and a solar furnace in the Pyrenees. (24 minutes)


#20387 Construction Principles - Tall Buildings (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

Building upward has long been a means for people to show off their wealth or power. This video explores the ambitions and limitations of the engineers of skyscrapers. Visits to a medieval Manhattan in Italy, the first true European skyscraper, and Europe's tallest building, in Germany, are featured. (24 minutes)


#20388 Construction Principles - Leisure Spaces (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

Leisure activities are as fundamental to society as work or rest. This video looks at the challenges of building arenas for popular entertainment. Venues for pastimes from different ages are represented: a Roman amphitheater, a Victorian glasshouse, and a modern stadium. (24 minutes)


#20389 Construction Principles - Concrete (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

Though many people think concrete is a modern material, it is almost as old as architecture itself. This video journeys through time to see concrete's early use in Italy, the rise of reinforced concrete, and a daring and beautiful modern masterpiece in France. (24 minutes)


#20390 Construction Principles - Suspension Bridges (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

From the earliest rope bridges in mountain gorges to the superlong sea crossings of today, the suspension bridge has been a consistently successful form. This video visits bridges in Britain, Denmark, and the Czech Republic to see how they work. (24 minutes)


#20391 Construction Principles - Arches (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

The arch is one of the most reliable and enduring of structural forms. In this video, 2,000 years of the arch's development are reflected in three stunning examples: rounded Roman arches in France, pointed and flat Gothic arches in Cologne, and modern arches in Hamburg. (24 minutes)


#20392 Construction Principles - Taking On the Sea (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

The sea has always posed a challenge to the expansion of human civilization. This video looks at three structures that all have to deal with the threat of the sea: a lighthouse, flood gates, and an oil rig. (24 minutes)


#20393 Construction Principles - Foundations (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

This video investigates three buildings whose appearances suggest that they are about to topple over at any moment: the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Torres Puerta de Europa in Madrid, and the Torre de Collserola in Barcelona. (24 minutes)


#20394 Construction Principles - Domes (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

As a structure, the dome is considered a thing of great beauty and is often believed to have mystical properties. But domes are also supremely functional and ideal for sheltering congregations of all sizes. This video visits a variety of domes in Italy, France, and the U.K. (24 minutes)


#20395 Construction Principles - Cantilever Bridges (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

The cantilever is one of the most basic structural forms. This video explains the cantilever principle as it's applied in northeastern England and then marvels at the great Victorian achievement of the Forth Rail Bridge before seeing how the cantilever has been developed into new and exciting forms in Seville, Spain. (24 minutes)


#20396 Construction Principles - Defense (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

This video examines how the need to protect communities from external threats over the centuries has given the engineer a crucial role on which lives depend. Viewers will travel from a medieval castle in Scotland to a citadel in southern France before looking at the modern defenses used to protect the population from the sea. (24 minutes)


#26207 Construction Principles - Residential Electrical Wiring (Run time 13 min.) DVD $69.95

Shawn, our narrator, has become an apprentice electrician for the day. We follow him through the specific steps of wiring a house as he works with a professional electrician. The video covers wiring diagrams, breaker panels, circuit breakers, switches, and outlet wiring. A quick but instructive look at the basics of wiring. (12 min.) A Shopware Production.


#28091 Construction Principles - Iron and Steel (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This video celebrates 2,000 years of engineering achievement in Europe by looking at the two most fundamental building materials of the Modern Age, iron and steel. Two of Gustave Eiffel's greatest achievements, and one of the finest works in steel and glass in Paris, are featured. (24 minutes)


#30680 Construction Principles - The Future of Home Construction: New Techniques, New Technologies (Run time 11 min.) DVD $69.95

This program travels to the National Association of Home Builders' Research Center to study four townhouses constructed using some of today's most innovative building materials and energy-saving technologies. Filmed at each stage of construction, these houses showcase foundations made of precast, pre-insulated, high-strength reinforced concrete or insulating concrete forms; walls made of ICFs, Hebel blocks, or steel framing; exterior finishes that incorporate thermally elastic stucco; and standing seam steel roofs. Photovoltaic roofing panels, a natural gas heat pump that uses a non-CFC refrigerant, an electronic home energy management system, gas fireplaces, doors made from sawmill residue and wood scraps, a geothermal heat pump, a pellet stove, and a combined space heating and water heating system are also featured. (11 minutes)


#36061 Construction Principles - Residential Electrical Wiring-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Shawn, our narrator, has become an apprentice electrician for the day. We follow him through the specific steps of wiring a house as he works with a professional electrician. The video covers wiring diagrams, breaker panels, circuit breakers, switches, and outlet wiring. A quick but instructive look at the basics of wiring. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (12 minutes)


#36062 Construction Principles - Residential Masonry-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

In this video Shawn, our apprentice, tackles residential masonry. Working alongside a professional, he and the viewers learn basic skills in forming block wall foundations, different types of cement, and forming, pouring, and finishing concrete. We also learn skills in using mortar and bricklaying. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (15 minutes)


#36063 Construction Principles - Residential Plumbing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Our in-house narrator, Shawn, takes on plumbing as he works with a professional plumber. We find out what it takes to design the plumbing service, and how to install pipes, faucets, drains, sinks, bathtubs, and showers. Shawn shows us how to rough in the pipes, cut holes in the floor, sweat copper pipes, and bond PCV pipes. An extremely instructive how-to video. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (14 minutes)


#36064 Construction Principles - Estimating Building Materials for Home Construction-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

The construction trades provide a variety of opportunities to put specialized skills to work. Some of those situations require estimating the amount of building materials needed to complete the job. This program presents rule-of-thumb techniques of estimating material needs for a deck system, exterior walls, interior walls, roofing, electrical systems, and plumbing systems. Basing the project on plans for a three-bedroom house, the video uses sophisticated computer animation to help clearly visualize the estimating process. The program shows how to calculate square and linear footage; estimate amounts of sheathing, drywall, and siding; determine numbers of joists, studs, and beams; and assess wiring and plumbing needs. Easy-to-use formulas presented in a concise format make this video a great teaching aid for the very first step in construction work. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. (26 minutes)


#26210 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Residential Masonry (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

In this video Shawn, our apprentice, tackles residential masonry. Working alongside a professional, he and the viewers learn basic skills in forming block wall foundations, different types of cement, and forming, pouring, and finishing concrete. We also learn skills in using mortar and bricklaying. (15 min.) A Shopware Production.


#26211 Plumbing & HVAC - Residential Plumbing (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Our in-house narrator, Shawn, takes on plumbing as he works with a professional plumber. We find out what it takes to design the plumbing service, and how to install pipes, faucets, drains, sinks, bathtubs, and showers. Shawn shows us how to rough in the pipes, cut holes in the floor, sweat copper pipes, and bond PVC pipes. An extremely instructive how-to video. (14 min.) A Shopware Production.


#30516 Residential Construction - Mechanical Inspection: Electrical, Plumbing, and Heating (Run time 22 min.) DVD $69.95

In this video, viewers are shown three of the key areas to inspect when buying a home-the electrical service, plumbing, and the heating system. Beginning in the basement, our home inspector, Alex Welsh, closely checks the electrical service. He reviews the condition of the fuse box or circuit breaker box to ensure that it is properly assembled and that there are no loose connections or frayed wires. While in the basement, he also checks out the water heater and the heating source. There are many different types of heating systems; here the focus is on gas furnaces and boilers and the particular issues they present. There is also a special "spotlight" feature on state-of-the-art furnaces. As the home inspector roams the house, he also checks plumbing joints for dryness, fit, and safety, as well as looking for evidence of asbestos. A comprehensive review of modern septic systems is also included. Each home style is featured for the distinctive elements and potential problems it presents. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. (21 minutes)


#30517 Residential Construction - Site Inspection: Foundation, Drainage, and Waterproofing (Run time 20 min.) DVD $69.95

Every good home starts with a strong, solid, watertight foundation. In this video, our home inspector, Alex Welsh, takes us on a tour of various house foundations and notes the problems many older homes often incur at the foundation level over the years. Some are serious structural problems, others just simple cosmetic issues-but it is imperative to know and be able to identify the difference. Starting on the outside, the inspector ensures that the foundation is sufficient to bear the weight of a house that may be significantly larger than when it was first built. Then, he studies the lay of the land and evaluates the water runoff. Improper drainage can do serious damage to a home's foundation over time. The program also addresses retaining walls and waterproofing techniques. Each of the six home styles is reviewed for the distinctive features, problems, and solutions that they present. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. (20 minutes)


#30518 Residential Construction - Exterior Inspection: Roof, Chimney, and Exterior Features (Run time 21 min.) DVD $69.95

In this video, viewers get a close-up look at the roof, chimney, and other exterior features-places requiring some of the most expensive repairs a home buyer can incur. Our home inspector, Alex Welsh, begins up on a shingled roof, where he checks the age, condition, flashing, and pitch of the roof and looks for any hidden damage that might be lurking beneath the shingles. Various roof styles are reviewed and discussed, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each. Hand-in-hand with the roof is the chimney. Sometimes when heating systems are upgraded the chimney is neglected, creating potential hazards to the lining and ultimately to the householder. The inspector details the signs of a healthy chimney and how to spot the danger signals. Windows and outside walls are frequently the cause for water damage and other weather-related deterioration. The home inspector shows us how to spot rotting wood, improper design elements, and shoddy repair jobs that can cause homeowner headaches. Each of the six home styles is reviewed for the distinctive features, problems, and solutions they present. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. (22 minutes)


#31297 Residential Construction - The Resource Conservation House: Building a Sustainable Future (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

In the postwar building boom, home construction was based on cheap energy, disposability, and seemingly endless resources-a world that no longer exists. Can conservation and sustainable development be part of the building industry's future? This program showcases the construction of a home built with materials, methods, and products that place a high priority on resource conservation. The off-the-shelf building supplies are made from recycled materials or products made from recyclables. The completed house serves as a living laboratory for environmentally conscious design, construction, and living. (15 minutes)


#24763 Woodworking - Band Saw: Operation & Safety (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Band Saw: Operation & Safety is a fourteen-minute video which is part of the series, Woodworking Power Tools. This series of live-action videotapes details both basic and advanced operational techniques for each of the five most important and useful power tools found in the woodworking shop. Clear, sharp, color video graphically portrays the proper operation of each machine, as well as the correct use of its associated accessories. Close-ups show in detail how each machine performs cutting, forming, or shaping operations.Shaping procedures and considerations are stressed throughout, emphasizing the proper use of each machine's safety guards. Personal safety procedures and equipment are also thoroughly covered, along with proper housekeeping methods which can help assure that accidents do not occur. These videos save demonstration set-up time and help you insure that students know proper, safe procedures before operating a machine. They are also excellent for review and can be used on an individual basis if desired.This series is recommended for all woodworking students as well as the home craftsman. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25735 Woodworking - Jointer/Surfacer & Accessories: Operation & Safety (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Jointer/Surfacer & Accessories: Operation & Safety is a fourteen-minute video which is part of the series, Woodworking Power Tools. This series of live-action videotapes details both basic and advanced operational techniques for each of the five most important and useful power tools found in the woodworking shop. Clear, sharp, color video graphically portrays the proper operation of each machine, as well as the correct use of its associated accessories. Close-ups show in detail how each machine performs cutting, forming, or shaping operations.Shaping procedures and considerations are stressed throughout, emphasizing the proper use of each machine's safety guards. Personal safety procedures and equipment are also thoroughly covered, along with proper housekeeping methods which can help assure that accidents do not occur. These videos save demonstration set-up time and help you insure that students know proper, safe procedures before operating a machine. They are also excellent for review and can be used on an individual basis if desired.This series is recommended for all woodworking students as well as the home craftsman. A Meridian Production.


#26136 Woodworking - Radial Arm Saw: Operation & Safety (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

Radial Arm Saw: Operation & Safety is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Woodworking Power Tools. This series of live-action videotapes details both basic and advanced operational techniques for each of the five most important and useful power tools found in the woodworking shop. Clear, sharp, color video graphically portrays the proper operation of each machine, as well as the correct use of its associated accessories. Close-ups show in detail how each machine performs cutting, forming, or shaping operations.Shaping procedures and considerations are stressed throughout, emphasizing the proper use of each machine's safety guards. Personal safety procedures and equipment are also thoroughly covered, along with proper housekeeping methods which can help assure that accidents do not occur. These videos save demonstration set-up time and help you insure that students know proper, safe procedures before operating a machine. They are also excellent for review and can be used on an individual basis if desired.This series is recommended for all woodworking students as well as the home craftsman. (15 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26478 Woodworking - Table Saw & Accessories: Operation & Safety (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Table Saw & Accessories: Operation & Safety is a fourteen-minute video which is part of the series, Woodworking Power Tools. This series of live-action videotapes details both basic and advanced operational techniques for each of the five most important and useful power tools found in the woodworking shop. Clear, sharp, color video graphically portrays the proper operation of each machine, as well as the correct use of its associated accessories. Close-ups show in detail how each machine performs cutting, forming, or shaping operations.Shaping procedures and considerations are stressed throughout, emphasizing the proper use of each machine's safety guards. Personal safety procedures and equipment are also thoroughly covered, along with proper housekeeping methods which can help assure that accidents do not occur. These videos save demonstration set-up time and help you insure that students know proper, safe procedures before operating a machine. They are also excellent for review and can be used on an individual basis if desired.This series is recommended for all woodworking students as well as the home craftsman. (14 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26834 Woodworking - Wood Lathe & Accessories: Operation & Safety (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

Wood Lathe & Accessories: Operation & Safety is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Woodworking Power Tools. This series of live-action videotapes details both basic and advanced operational techniques for each of the five most important and useful power tools found in the woodworking shop. Clear, sharp, color video graphically portrays the proper operation of each machine, as well as the correct use of its associated accessories. Close-ups show in detail how each machine performs cutting, forming, or shaping operations.Shaping procedures and considerations are stressed throughout, emphasizing the proper use of each machine's safety guards. Personal safety procedures and equipment are also thoroughly covered, along with proper housekeeping methods which can help assure that accidents do not occur. These videos save demonstration set-up time and help you insure that students know proper, safe procedures before operating a machine. They are also excellent for review and can be used on an individual basis if desired.This series is recommended for all woodworking students as well as the home craftsman. A Meridian Production.


#35530 Woodworking - Table Saws (Run time 22 min.) DVD $69.95

This video covers both cabinet and portable table saws-the tools of choice when a circular saw just won't cut it. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (22 minutes)


#35531 Woodworking - Cutoff Saws (Run time 21 min.) DVD $69.95

Also known as miter saws, cutoff saws will crosscut long stock, cut picture frame molding, fit crown molding, and quickly cut multiple boards to the same length. This video compares straight, compound, and sliding compound models. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (21 minutes)


#35532 Woodworking - Radial Arm Saws (Run time 17 min.) DVD $69.95

A radial arm saw may just be the most versatile power tool in the shop-and also the most hazardous. This video thoroughly acquaints viewers with it. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (17 minutes)


#35533 Woodworking - Band Saws and Scroll Saws (Run time 21 min.) DVD $69.95

Whenever a project throws you a curve, it's time to turn on the band saw or scroll saw. This video features both. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (21 minutes)


#35534 Woodworking - Routers (Run time 20 min.) DVD $69.95

Help your students get in the groove. This video introduces the router through table-mounted and freehand applications. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (20 minutes)


#35535 Woodworking - Jointers (Run time 17 min.) DVD $69.95

Jointers and biscuit jointers are becoming a common sight in woodshops. This video takes a look at both of these important tools. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (17 minutes)


#35536 Woodworking - Planers (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

If radial arm saws are the most hazardous power tools in the shop, planers are probably the safest. This video shows how to work with them. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#35537 Woodworking - Lathes (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

Spindle-turning, furniture-making, shaping round- or disk-shaped pieces of wood-lathes can do it all. This video examines how. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#35538 Woodworking - Power Nailers (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

This video nails the subject of nailers with information on four types: pneumatic, cordless electric, cordless impulse, and power-actuated. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#35539 Woodworking - Drill Presses (Run time 14 min.) DVD $69.95

When pinpoint accuracy counts, the drill press is the tool of choice. This video highlights both floor and benchtop styles. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (14 minutes)


#35540 Woodworking - Drills and Drivers (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

This video takes a close-up look at cordless and corded drills and drivers, those indispensable sidearms of the building trades. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#35541 Woodworking - Stationary Sanders (Run time 13 min.) DVD $69.95

This video explains how to make quick work of the biggest chore in the shop with stationary sanders. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (13 minutes)


#35542 Woodworking - Circular Saws (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

The circular saw is one of the most widely used portable power tools at construction sites. This video spotlights direct-drive and worm-drive models. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#35543 Woodworking - Jigsaws and Reciprocating Saws (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

A reciprocating saw is a workhorse that can cut through just about any material. A jigsaw is a precision instrument for cutting tight curves and complex shapes. This video shows how to put this dynamic duo to work. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (16 minutes)


#35544 Woodworking - Rotary Tools, Bench Grinders, and Sharpeners (Run time 12 min.) DVD $69.95

For carving fine details or honing an edge, rotary tools, bench grinders, and sharpeners are a must. This video deals with them all. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (12 minutes)


#35545 Woodworking - Building a Workcenter (Run time 22 min.) DVD $69.95

It's a multifunctional tool stand, a workbench, and a sawhorse all in one! This video profiles the portable workcenter, an indispensable item that's equally useful in the shop and on the construction site. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (22 minutes)


#32258 Building Trades - Tour of the Trades (Run time 25 min.) DVD $89.95

The construction industry is big business, involving hundreds of professions and specialty areas. This program offers a fast-paced survey of the skilled construction trades, providing a sense of the diversity of jobs available, as well as comparing the wages of construction trades to other industries. Along with dozens of scenes from construction projects on a variety of scales, apprentices and journeyman workers discuss what they enjoy about their trade and how they got started. (25 minutes)


#32259 Building Trades - Boilermakers (Run time 12 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of boilermakers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (12 minutes)


#32260 Building Trades - Bricklayers and Stonemasons (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of bricklayers and stonemasons, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32261 Building Trades - Carpenters (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of carpenters, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32262 Building Trades - Drywallers (Run time 12 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of drywallers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (12 minutes)


#32263 Building Trades - Drywall Finishers and Plasterers (Run time 14 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of drywall finishers and plasterers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. One 14-minute video. (c) 2003.


#32264 Building Trades - Electricians (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of electricians, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32265 Building Trades - Elevator Constructors (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of elevator constructors, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32266 Building Trades - Glaziers (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of glaziers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32267 Building Trades - HVAC & R (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of HVAC occupations, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32268 Building Trades - Insulators (Run time 12 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of insulators, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (12 minutes)


#32269 Building Trades - Iron Workers (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of iron workers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32270 Building Trades - Millwrights (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of millwrights, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32271 Building Trades - Operating Engineers (Run time 14 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of operating engineers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (14 minutes)


#32272 Building Trades - Painters (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of painters, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32273 Building Trades - Plumbers and Steamfitters (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of plumbers and steamfitters, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32274 Building Trades - Resilient Flooring Installers (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of resilient flooring installers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32275 Building Trades - Rodworkers (Run time 12 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profiles of rodworkers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32276 Building Trades - Roofers (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of roofers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32277 Building Trades - Sheetmetal Workers (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of sheetmetal workers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32278 Building Trades - Sprinkler Fitters (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profiles of sprinkler fitters, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#32279 Building Trades - Terrazzo, Tile, and Marble Workers (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of terrazzo, tile, and marble workers, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)


#37046 Building Trades - Tools of the Trade: Inside the Carpenter's Toolbox (Run time 19 min.) DVD $89.95

How do carpenters turn building materials into buildings? To find out, this program takes a look at the tools and construction materials carpenters depend on every day. After a rundown on manufactured wood products like plywood, OSB, I-beam joists, and glu-lams as well as the fasteners that hold them all together, the video covers a variety of carpentry tools divided into four groups: planning and drawing, measuring and marking, cutting and shaping, and fastening and assembly. Types of carpenters-rough, finish, and general-are also mentioned, and safety is reinforced throughout. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (19 minutes) Recommended for high school, vocational/technical school, and adult education.


#37047 Building Trades - Tools of the Trade: Inside the Welder's Toolbox (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Welding is part skill, part science, and a whole lot of precautions. This program shows viewers the safe way to work with fire, gas, and molten metal as it profiles the tools used by welders to perform a variety of tasks. Specific tools and equipment for OFW, GMAW, GTAW, and SMAW are spotlighted, along with a variety of general tools and safety items. The video also takes a look at basic welding diagrams and pre-welding treatment of materials. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (23 minutes) Available Fall 2008. Recommended for high school, vocational/technical school, and adult education. Correlates to the competency standards for Core Introductory Craft Skills from the National Center for Construction Education and Research, the America Welding Society's Content Standards, and to SkillsUSA Examination Standards.


#39259 Building Trades - Construction and Trades (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

About a quarter of a million new workers are needed every year in construction and the trades to keep up with demand for assembling and maintaining buildings and vehicles of every type. This program focuses on a civil engineering technician, a surveyor, an HVAC-R service technician, an auto service technician, a marine service technician, and an aircraft mechanic. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes) Available beginning February 2009.


#37048 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Tools of the Trade: Inside the Mason's Toolbox (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

The eye of an artist coupled with the mind of an engineer: that's a mason. Over the course of this program, viewers will learn about commonly used masonry tools; the attributes of brick, block, tile, stone, cast concrete, and mortar mixes; fasteners, wall ties, and mortar joint reinforcements; estimating material amounts; and on-the-job safety. The building of a brick wall from footing to cap showcases a variety of tools in action, including the brick tongs, mortar hoe, chalk line, hawk, trowel, bricklayer's rule, mason's hammer, brickset, power saw, and jointer. Specialized tools for use with cast concrete, block, stone, and tile are also shown. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (24 minutes) Recommended for high school, vocational/technical school, and adult education.


#36100 Plumbing & HVAC - Tools of the Trade: Inside the Plumber's Toolbox (Run time 32 min.) DVD $89.95

From plungers, to pipe wrenches, to Teflon tape, this program introduces each common tool of the plumbing trade with a brief demonstration of its proper use. Safety precautions and industry tips are provided as well, and four major types of piping and tubing-steel, copper, plastic, and cast iron-are described. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (32 minutes) Recommended for high school, vocational/technical school, and adult education.


#37244 Plumbing & HVAC - Residential Heating and Ventilation (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

With this program as a foundation, students will be well on their way to careers as heating and ventilation service technicians, installers, or even system designers and engineers. The program illustrates several different types of heating systems, including forced-air gas furnaces, high-efficiency furnaces, and hot air systems. Different types of ignition and fuels are covered, along with the major elements of gas furnaces, including solenoids, burners, manifolds, heat exchangers, and more. Air flow components such as supply and return plenums, air filters, and split capacitor motors are also explained, in addition to thermostats, pilot safety switches, and gas valves. Viewers will get a look at the automated service centers at the heart of many modern large office buildings, which maintain climate control using high-tech sensors and adjustment systems. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A Shopware Production. (24 minutes)


#37245 Plumbing & HVAC - Residential Air Conditioning (Run time 21 min.) DVD $89.95

Students aiming for a career in air conditioning repair and technology will encounter all the essentials in this program, which summarizes the ins and outs of operation and service. Typical systems for cooling or dehumidifying residential environments are covered. Details on condensing units and their components-including the condenser coil, compressor, motor, fan, and accumulator-are illustrated along with typical outside housings and insulation materials. The three methods of heat transfer-conduction, convection, and radiation-are outlined, along with the difference between high side and low side pressure systems. The refrigeration cycle is demonstrated, as are different types of compressors, such as scroll, reciprocating, and piston. Heat pumps, electrical controls, evaporators, and sight glasses are explained. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A Shopware Production. (21 minutes)


#6964 Construction Principles - Total Collapse: Can Buildings Survive Earthquakes? (Run time 25 min.) DVD $129.95

This program uses live footage of two major earthquakes-in Los Angeles and in Kobe, Japan-to study their devastating effects on buildings and highways. The survival rate of structures in both cities-where building codes differ-is compared in the aftermath of the disasters. Computers simulate movement of the earth's plates during a quake, while experts explain why even the sturdiest structures collapse during intense movement. New building techniques designed to combat this violent force of nature are discussed. (25 minutes)


#37243 Plumbing & HVAC - HVAC Basics (Run time min.) DVD $179.9

Success in the HVAC industry means learning the wide variety of tools, equipment, and materials that experienced repair and maintenance people deal with every day. Featuring crystal-clear live-action demonstrations and easy-to-understand animation, this two-part series provides students with thorough, up-to-date knowledge of HVAC technology. Important safety tips round out the nuts-and-bolts explanations of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A Shopware Production. 2-part series, 24 and 21 minutes each.


#36055 Construction Principles - Residential Carpentry Framing-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $199.8

A step-by-step how-to series of programs that will show your students how to build. Whether working with floor, wall, ceiling, or roof framing, viewers get a first-hand look at construction procedures, safety issues, and proper tools. A clear explanation of each step provides in-depth information while viewers watch actual carpenters do the work. Notes are given throughout offering tips and safety warnings. Carpenters carefully review the plans for layout, materials, and any variations. Starting with floor framing and using the platform method, carpenters place sills and check the foundation to make sure it's level. Students see how girders and joists are installed and how spacing marks are made and transferred. Construction terms are used throughout as specific steps are demonstrated. Students learn about header joists, story poles, bridging, framing openings, and how to lay down subflooring. Moving on to wall framing, carpenters carefully make layout marks, chalk the subflooring, cut and place the plate stock, and mark studs, cripples, trimmers, and corner studs. Studs, headers, and trimmers are cut to proper size and wall components are pre-assembled. The walls are nailed, braced, and then raised into place. Ceiling framing and roof framing follow the same pattern...taking students through the construction process...providing clear instructions and demonstrating each step. Throughout each video, safety concerns are addressed and helpful tips highlighted that the professionals use. Give your students the opportunity to see actual on the job construction before they try it themselves. A great series to add to any construction/building trades program! A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. 4-part series, 9-12 minutes each.


#26204 Framing, Concrete & Masonry - Residential Carpentry Framing (Run time min.) DVD $199.8

A step-by-step how-to series of videos that will show your students how to build. Whether working with floor, wall, ceiling, or roof framing, viewers get a first-hand look at construction procedures, safety issues, and proper tools. A clear explanation of each step provides in-depth information while viewers watch actual carpenters do the work. Notes are given throughout offering tips and safety warnings. Carpenters carefully review the plans for layout, materials, and any variations. Starting with floor framing and using the platform method, carpenters place sills and check the foundation to make sure it's level. Students see how girders and joists are installed and how spacing marks are made and transferred. Construction terms are used throughout as specific steps are demonstrated. Students learn about header joists, story poles, bridging, framing openings, and how to lay down subflooring. Moving on to wall framing, carpenters carefully make layout marks, chalk the subflooring, cut and place the plate stock, and mark studs, cripples, trimmers, and corner studs. Studs, headers, and trimmers are cut to proper size and wall components are pre-assembled. The walls are nailed, braced, and then raised into place. Ceiling framing and roof framing follow the same pattern...taking students through the construction process...providing clear instructions and demonstrating each step. Throughout each video, safety concerns are addressed and helpful tips highlighted that the professionals use. Give your students the opportunity to see actual on the job construction before they try it themselves. A great series to add to any construction/building trades program! Four 9-to-12-minute videos.


#14477 Woodworking - Woodworking Basics (Run time min.) DVD $199.8

This series of live-action videotapes covers the set-up and basic operation of four of the most commonly used stationary woodworking machines. Each comprehensive program begins with a brief segment covering safety procedures and guidelines, proper conduct and behavior, and the importance of a clean work area that are applicable to all woodshop environments. Close-ups, on-screen graphics, and step-by-step procedures give viewers detailed instruction concerning proper usage of safety guards, accessories, and other complementary tools. These programs help introduce novice workers to basic woodshop techniques and are ideal for helping instructors provide new students with an understanding of each machine and its capabilities. Highly recommended for agricultural, building construction, and facilities maintenance students.One 20-minute video each. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#26205 Construction Principles - Residential Construction (Run time min.) DVD $209.85

This informative three-part video series takes a how-to approach as it explains the basics of plumbing, wiring, and masonry in a residential setting. A Shopware Production.


#36060 Construction Principles - Residential Construction-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $209.85

This informative three-part series takes a how-to approach as it explains the basics of plumbing, wiring, and masonry in a residential setting. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. 3-part series, 12-15 minutes each.


#30515 Residential Construction - The Home Inspector (Run time min.) DVD $209.85

Before signing on the dotted line, a prospective home owner needs to know a lot of nitty-gritty details: Is the wiring safe? Are the pipes OK? Is the roof in good shape? Is the foundation sound? "Let's take a closer look," says licensed professional engineer and registered home inspector Alex Welsh. Over the course of this three-part series, Alex looks at the core systems and key structural features of six charming dwellings: a 40-year-old hillside ranch house, a flat-roofed Victorian row house, an 1832 timber frame farmhouse, and, from the early 1900s, a brick Victorian-style house, an enlarged three-story house, and a custom-built California bungalow. Will they measure up? Only the home inspector can tell. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. 3-part series, 20-22 minutes each.


#17674 Construction Principles - Construction Technology (Run time min.) DVD $249.75

This five-part video series explores the world of construction technology. It provides an overview for elements of project design, site preparation, erecting sub- and superstructures, installing utilities, and enclosing, finishing, and landscaping. Using an entertaining format, the series follows a student in the future who uses his home computer to answer questions on a school project.A Meridian Production.


#26833 Woodworking - Wood Finishing (Run time min.) DVD $349.65

A craftsman can plan, cut, and assemble a fine piece of furniture...but it does not become beautiful until the finish is applied. This series will give your students an understanding of the finishing options available, including advantages and disadvantages. The correct preparation and safe application methods for each are demonstrated. A Meridian Production.


#26837 Woodworking - Woodworking Power Tools (Run time min.) DVD $349.75

This series of live-action videotapes details both basic and advanced operational techniques for each of the five most important and useful power tools found in the woodworking shop. Clear, sharp, color video graphically portrays the proper operation of each machine, as well as the correct use of its associated accessories. Close-ups show in detail how each machine performs cutting, forming, or shaping operations.Shaping procedures and considerations are stressed throughout, emphasizing the proper use of each machine's safety guards. Personal safety procedures and equipment are also thoroughly covered, along with proper housekeeping methods which can help assure that accidents do not occur. These videos save demonstration set-up time and help you insure that students know proper, safe procedures before operating a machine. They are also excellent for review and can be used on an individual basis if desired.This series is recommended for all woodworking students as well as the home craftsman. A Meridian Production.


#38974 Building Trades - Tools of the Trade (Run time min.) DVD $539.7

"A worker is only as good as his or her tools." This six-part series inventories basic trade-specific gear while giving viewers a glimpse of what it's like to be a plumber, a carpenter, a mason, a welder, an electrician, or an automotive technician. Tool use is demonstrated within the context of real-world applications; safety considerations and code concerns are flagged. A comprehensive overview of popular-and profitable!-trades. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. A Shopware Production. 6-part series, 19-32 minutes each. Recommended for high school, vocational/technical school, and adult education.


#35805 Woodworking - Plywood Projects Series (Run time min.) DVD $549.45

Featuring nationally recognized home improvement authority Dan Vandervort, this 11-part series was specially produced for APA-The Engineered Wood Association. A Shopware Production. 11-part series, 22-57 minutes each.


#24841 Building Trades - Building Trades (Run time min.) DVD $629.5

A very comprehensive overview of the many elements needed to build a structure. Each of the ten videos provides a look at a specific construction area and shows the work being performed while explaining what's involved in the job. Individual titles offer flexibility to cover topics as needed...fits any curriculum requiring general information. Purchase only the titles you need or order the entire set and save. A Meridian Production.


#31970 Woodworking - Woodworking: The Art and the Craft (Run time min.) DVD $899.25

Imagine having a master craftsman as a teacher's aide, always ready to talk to your class or to tutor one-on-one. That's what this 15-part series is like! Each video focuses on essential techniques students must master to skillfully complete a wide range of projects. And because safety's always job one, background on the careful and appropriate use of the hand and power tools involved is also included. "Can I see that again?" Let Woodworking: The Art and the Craft assist you! Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Correlates to the National Life Work Standards. A Shopware Production. 15-part series, 9-17 minutes each.


#20397 Construction Principles - How Did They Build That? (Run time min.) DVD $909.35

This 13-part series takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most amazing structures and notable landmarks. Each video combines stimulating location footage with interesting facts about the architectural marvels that dot the global landscape. An excellent overview of construction techniques and materials. 13-part series, 24 minutes each.


#26839 Woodworking - Woodworking (Run time min.) DVD $1006.05

This comprehensive library of low-cost woodworking videos provides all of the information your students need in the world of woodworking, from types of wood, to cutting techniques, to workshop safety. Each video covers a specific topic clearly and comprehensively, giving enormous flexibility in the classroom. Use videos to complement your lesson plans, to introduce new material, to review safety procedures, or as a handy reference for students who need additional help. A Meridian Production.


#35529 Woodworking - Woodworking Tools (Run time min.) DVD $1119.2

Power tools are like sports cars: high performance, but dangerous in the wrong hands. Show your students the safe way to run them all with this no-nonsense 16-part series. Used as an introduction or as a refresher, each video demonstrates correct operation and maintenance. Changing blades, cutters, bits, and other parts is also illustrated, where applicable. Increase the value of your woodshop video library with Woodworking Tools. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Correlates to competency standards for core curriculum and carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. 16-part series, 12-22 minutes each.


#36071 Woodworking - Woodworking, Volume 1 (Run time min.) DVD $1248.9

From the first saw cut to the last coat of shellac, this 22-program educational video collection shows how to turn pieces of wood into finished articles of functional beauty. Programs include: • Basic Methods of Measuring and Cutting • Ripping and Crosscutting • Sawing and Shaping • Methods of Cutting Circles and Curves • Planing • Working with Nails and Screws • Gluing and Clamping • Sanding • Creating Biscuit and Dowel Joints • Creating Rabbet Joints • Creating Dado Joints • Creating Miter Joints • Creating Mortise-and-Tenon Joints • Creating Dovetail Joints and Casework • Finishing Techniques • Preparing Wood • Staining Wood • Lacquers and Varnishes • Oil, Shellac, and Wax • Refinishing • Painting Wood Furniture • Bleaching Recommended for high school, technical or vocational school, and training programs. Twenty-two full-length videos. (c) 2006.


#31947 Building Trades - Building Trades II (Run time min.) DVD $1399

Panelization. Strongbacks. Romex. King studs. Live loads. Blind nailing. Double upper plates... There are no two ways about it: building a house is a demanding and complicated business. And as homes become even more sophisticated-and complex-the demands placed on builders will become even greater. For students planning on entering the building trades, mastering many different skills while keeping an eye on the "big picture" has never been more challenging. Building Trades II brings it all together. This 20-part series offers your students a comprehensive overview of the home construction process while each individual program features step-by-step directions that will help them master specific skill sets. And correlation to standards means they're getting the information they need to succeed in the classroom and, later on, in their careers. Beginning with design and estimating, through laying the foundation, all the way to installing the finishing trim, this series shows students how to get the job done-and done right. By watching skilled tradespeople model the techniques that they'll use in the field, students benefit from the know-how that only years of experience can bring. In addition to detailed skill-based instruction, students will learn about: • Industry-standard techniques for estimating materials • Exciting new trends in foundations, framing, and other phases of construction • Identifying the appropriate material for different applications • How the trades work together to construct a home Produced in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders Production Unit, this series features up-to-the-minute construction techniques so your students will be able to meet the demands of today's-and tomorrow's-design trends. From footings to ceiling joists, from innovative framing techniques to the proper way to nail a header, Building Trades II lays the foundation for success. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. 20-part series, 12-19 minutes each.


#36034 Building Trades - Building Trades II-Spanish/English (Run time min.) DVD $1399

Panelization. Strongbacks. Romex. King studs. Live loads. Blind nailing. Double upper plates... There are no two ways about it: building a house is a demanding and complicated business. And as homes become even more sophisticated-and complex-the demands placed on builders will become even greater. For students planning on entering the building trades, mastering many different skills while keeping an eye on the "big picture" has never been more challenging. Building Trades II brings it all together. This 20-part series offers your students a comprehensive overview of the home construction process while each individual program features step-by-step directions that will help them master specific skill sets. And correlation to standards means they're getting the information they need to succeed in the classroom and, later on, in their careers. Beginning with design and estimating, through laying the foundation, all the way to installing the finishing trim, this series shows students how to get the job done-and done right. By watching skilled tradespeople model the techniques that they'll use in the field, students benefit from the know-how that only years of experience can bring. In addition to detailed skill-based instruction, students will learn about: • Industry-standard techniques for estimating materials • Exciting new trends in foundations, framing, and other phases of construction • Identifying the appropriate material for different applications • How the trades work together to construct a home Produced in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders Production Unit, this series features up-to-the-minute construction techniques so your students will be able to meet the demands of today's-and tomorrow's-design trends. From footings to ceiling joists, from innovative framing techniques to the proper way to nail a header, Building Trades II lays the foundation for success. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. Has Spanish narration with English subtitles and English narration with Spanish subtitles. 20-part series, 12-19 minutes each.


#36070 Construction Principles - Construction & Building Trades, Volume 1 (Run time min.) DVD $1468.95

This 21-program educational video collection is a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to learn how to construct a building from the ground up. Applied math is introduced. Programs include: • Design and Planning • Construction Estimating: Industry Standards • Location and Excavating: Site Preparation • Foundations • Introduction to Framing • Floor and Wall Framing • Ceiling and Roof Framing • Framing for Rough-Ins • Alternative Framing Techniques • Wall and Roof Sheathing • Frames: Doors and Windows • Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers • Ventilation • Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish • Interior Doors, Frame, and Trim • Plumbing: Rough-In and Final • Electrical: Rough-In and Final • Mechanicals: Rough-In and Final • Flooring Coverings • Roofing, Siding, and Finishing • Math in Construction Technology Recommended for high school, technical or vocational school, and training programs. Twenty-one full-length videos. (c) 2006.


#32257 Building Trades - Made with the Trades (Run time min.) DVD $1978.9

This comprehensive series profiles 21 different construction trades, offering a quick, exciting overview of each job that will generate curiosity in young people still making their career choices. In each program, men and women who have recently begun training and working in the industry discuss their jobs, the kinds of training they acquired, and the benefits of their employment. Fast-paced video montages of actual projects will inspire students with just how much is possible in the construction trades. 22-part series, 12-25 minutes each.




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