Category: Math

Pythagorean Theorem and Carpentry
Pythagorean Theorem and Carpentry Modern carpentry work is so much easier when the Pythagorean Theorem is applied to the task at hand. Roof framing, squaring walls, and foundations rely on this basic principle of mathematics. Basics of the Theorem In geometry this theorem states, in a right triangle the square of the hypotenuse equals the…

Carpentry Math
Carpentry Math In mental terms, carpentry math is the hardest part of any rough framing carpenter’s job. Many carpenter’s never venture beyond simple addition and subtraction. Simply because they are intimidated by words, such as trigonometry, geometry, hypotenuse, or Pythagorean Theorem. There are many different ways to apply every day math to these some times…