Math, Construction, Woodworking, Green Building Resources

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Learning Lab and online ACC math resources

Khan Academy (thousands of free videos on math and many other topics from kindergarten to college)

Construction

Construction Jargon and Dictionary (and more)

National Association of Home Builders

Contractor Talk has articles on a wide variety of construction topics, from marketing and general business issues to trade and tool specific articles. Also has classified ads, directory listings for tools, contractors and more

National Association of Women in Construction

Construction News – Texas

Construction Specification Institute

Disaster Safety – learn how to build new fortified homes and strengthen existing ones to survive disasters such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and much more.

International Assn. of Certified Home Inspectors

Journal of Light Construction

Portland Cement Association

Decorative Concrete

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

TEEX (Texas Engineering Extension Service) – OSHA classes and more

Woodworking

Fine Woodworkers of Austin – a local group of amateur and professional woodworkers that meets monthly

Woodfinder Wood’s Library

Woodworking.com – tutorial, Woodworker’s Journal and more

Woodcraft – online store for woodworking supplies and more

Wood Furnaces – Beginner’s Guide to Woodworking

Fine Woodworking

MLCS Woodworking (products and more)

Wood Magazine

Alan’s Factory Outlet Guide to Woodcarving

Green Building References

Austin Energy Green Building Program

Greenguide

Build It Solar

Green Home Inspection

Home Power – online and print magazine about solar, wind and hydro energy. Much information is available without subscription.

Learn construction through volunteering

Austin Habitat for Humanity

 

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