Timber Frame Mastery. A Roadmap to Create Lasting Beauty Handcrafted Constructions (Paperback)

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Discover the wonders of timber framing with the second edition of this powerful guide

Do you want to learn how you can use timber frames? Want to build your own house, shed, or another construction project? Would you like to test yourself for the first time with a simple project? Then keep reading

Timber framing is a highly versatile, beautiful form of construction which has been used for thousands of years around the world. It adds charm and character to a home, and can last over a hundred years.

This second edition has been entirely revisited and expanded to provide beginners with a complete insight into this style. It has also been enriched with a practical and simple project for the construction of a small shed, complete with illustrated instructions.

Now, this book breaks down the fundamentals of timber framing, giving you're the essential tools and knowledge you need to make the most of this incredible building style. With reference to the history and use of timber framing, as well as how timber can work with other materials, now you can go about building your own timber frame house with ease

Here's what you'll discover inside this comprehensive book:

  • A Detailed History of Timber Framing
  • Why Use Timber Frames?
  • An Overview of Timber Structures
  • Understanding Timber Construction and Wood Properties
  • Timber Construction and Eco-Friendliness
  • Must-Have Tools and Equipment
  • A Detailed Overview of the Entire Process of Building a Timber Frame House
  • An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide to Creating your First Timber Frame Construction
  • And So Much More

No matter your level of experience with construction or timber framing, this book offers a simple and easy-to-understand breakdown of timber framing. Including a guidebook for those who want to outsource their timber frame construction to a company, now it's never been easier to build a beautiful timber frame house

★★★ Buy now to discover the world of timber framing today ★★★

Product Details
ISBN: 9781393274698
ISBN-10: 1393274692
Publisher: Joseph Benton
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2020
Pages: 148
Language: English



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