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Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-And-Beam Building

Sobon, Jack; Roger Schroeder

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ISBN 10: 0882663658 / ISBN 13: 9780882663654
Published by Garden Way Publishing, 1984
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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First printing large softcover SIGNED BY JACK SOBON on the title page, in VG condition (slight wear, crease on the back panel). 204 pages. [1.3 lbs]. Bookseller Inventory # 56720

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Title: Timber Frame Construction: All About ...

Publisher: Garden Way Publishing

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

Discover the satisfaction of making your own durable, economical, and environmentally friendly timber frame structures. Covering all aspects of timber frame construction, this practical guide is filled with easy-to-understand instructions, clear illustrations, and helpful photographs. With expert advice on selecting appropriate timber, necessary tools, safety considerations, joinery techniques, assembly, and raising, Jack Sobon and Roger Schroeder encourage beginners by offering complete plans for a small toolshed. Turn your dream of a timber frame house into a reality.  

From the Back Cover:

If you have only dreamed about the beauty of building with timbers, this book will open your eyes. It will convince you that this method is not only practical today for homes and other buildings, but often is less expensive than "stick building."

Timber frame builder Jack Sobon and writer Roger Schroeder offer a book for builders as well as those wishing to have the work done for them. Here is practical how-to for both beginners and experienced carpenters who want to try this method. It offers:

 

- The basics of timber framing.

- How to design for strength and beauty.

- How to combine modern tools and time-tested methods.

- A starter project: How to build a 12 x 16 garden toolshed.

- Dozens of illustrations and photos that make it all easy to understand.

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