A Career as a Carpenter
Carpentry is a profession that is just as important today as it has been throughout history. While the tools, techniques, and training may have changed, it still has results that only individual artisans can produce. From honestly confronting the kind of education they want to pursue in relation to goals, to how to go about finding an apprenticeship, this book offers the kind of concrete information that readers can use to build a rewarding life as a carpenter. Interesting sidebars and a helpful resource section provide additional details of all there is to know, learn, and seek about a life in woodworking.
* Reviews *Series Review: Essential Careers
"The lively texts and photos in these hi/lo titles provide an in-depth look at familiar, high-demand jobs. The books provide descriptions and information on various kinds of jobs within the field, special skills, training and education, career development, and an employment forecast. References to information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 Edition support the fact that the featured careers are wise options that can withstand economic uncertainty."
--School Library Journal
Series Review: Essential Careers
"This series focuses on a core group of professions that will remain viable choices for young people into the foreseeable future and beyond as these careers provide valuable and necessary services in all communities. The titles feature clear, concise text accompanied by color photographs that show many example of workers in action...A number of helpful resources are included-a glossary of career-specific terms, lists of affiliated groups and organizations, titles for further study, and a link to the publisher's website that will be continuously updated. These short vocational guidance titles offer good, solid introductions."
--Library Media Connection