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Graphic guide to frame construction

Author: Rob Thallon
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, ©2008.
Series: For pros, by pros.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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"Now in its third edition, this visual handbook for wood-frame construction delivers completely updated information about the latest materials, building methods, and code revisions. Over 50 new and revised drawings cover energy-efficient construction, advanced framing, designs for high wind and earthquake zones, and installation details for new building materials. Whether you're setting a foundation, erecting a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Thallon
ISBN: 9781600850233 1600850235
OCLC Number: 232257740
Description: xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1: Foundations. Footings ; Foundation walls ; Pier & grade-beam systems ; Basement walls ; Retaining walls ; Drainage & waterproofing ; Wall caps ; Slabs ; Utilities --
2: Floors. Beams ; Joist systems ; Girder systems ; Subflooring ; Porches & decks ; Insulation --
3: Walls. Framing ; Lateral bracing ; Sheathing ; Shear walls ; Moisture & air barriers ; Windows ; Doors ; Flashing ; Exterior finishes ; Insulation --
4: Roofs. Framing ; Sheathing ; Flashing ; Roofing ; Gutters & downspouts ; Insulation & ventilation --
5: Stairs. Framing ; Treads & risers ; Balustrades ; Handrails ; Exterior stairs ; Exterior steps.
Series Title: For pros, by pros.
Other Titles: Frame construction
Responsibility: Rob Thallon.
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Suitable for builders, architects and students, this is a visual guide to building with wood. It covers construction methods and the building code revisions. Filled with detailed drawings, helpful  Read more...

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