the chase. It's the all-graphics guide to steel framing; the most text you'll find in one place is in the table of contents. Divided into specific framing systems, the book begins with a floor framing schematic, breaks it down into detail, progresses to a wall framing schematic, breaks it down, and so on. Subsequent sections cover roof rafters, roof trusses, exterior wall details, and miscellaneous blocking, bridging, etc. Tables of recommended fasteners and fastener schedules complete the coverage. What's missing? Assembly narrative, tools and techniques, header calculations, span tables; all kinds of stuff that would bring you up to speed on your first foray. But, it's a great pictorial assembly reference, and confirms that a steel frame looks