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Timber framing for the rest of us : a guide to contemporary post and beam construction

Author: Robert L Roy
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many natural building methods rely upon the use of post and beam frame structures that are then in-filled with straw, cob, cordwood, or more conventional wall materials. But traditional timber framing employs the use of finely crafted jointing and wooden pegs, requiring a high degree of craftsmanship and training, as well as much time and expense. However, there is another way . . .Timber Framing for the Rest of Us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roy, Robert L.
Timber framing for the rest of us.
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, 2004
(DLC) 2006355316
(OCoLC)54929535
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Roy
ISBN: 9781550924213 1550924214
OCLC Number: 607918066
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Cover; Advance Praise; Title Page; Rights Page; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: About Timber Framing; Chapter Two: Basic Timber Frame Structure; Chapter 3: Procuring the Timbers; Chapter 4: Building Techniques --
Timber Framing for the Rest of Us; Chapter 5: Case Study --
The Sunroom at Earthwood; Appendix A: Span Tables; Appendix B: Stress Load Calculations for Beams; Appendix C: Resources; Glossary of Terms; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Rob Roy.
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A manual for all without traditional skills who want to build with timber framing.  Read more...

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