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James Mitchell has been active in the Log and Timber Framing Industry for thirty-six years. He graduated from the University of British Columbia, Industrial Education in 1981. His works include initiating the first Resource Technology School for Aboriginal students on the BC west coast; Manager of Construction Education for Yukon College, overseeing community building projects throughout the Yukon; production of an educational video series on Northern Residential Construction for aboriginal Dene/Inuit. As past Director of the BC Log and Timber Building Association, he was personally involved with Apprenticeship curriculum development. He has authored two previous books on log and timber construction entitled The Short Log and Timber Building Book and The Craft of Modular Post & Beam. He founded the Island School of Building Arts (ISBA) in 1997 and has been teaching log and timber framing for the past fifteen years. His latest work, the Master's Guide to Timber Framing came to fruition through these years of teaching.
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Book Description J.D. Mitchell Publication, Gabriola Island, BC, 2011. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Author, builder and instructor James Mitchell masterfully explains the two methods of tradtional timber framing; Post & Beam and Hammer Bents, as two separate residential projects. A prpgression of skills from simple to complex, made doable with templates and guides. Real projects, built by novice students. Black cloth, blindstamped titling to front and spine, black endpapers, illustrated with black and white drawings throughout, a cluster of full-colour photographs, 228 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 017161