Building the Timber Frame House: The Revival of a Forgotten Art

By | June 11, 2017
Building the Timber Frame House: The Revival of a Forgotten Art Author Tedd Benson
ISBN-10 0684172860
ISBN-13 9780684172866
Year 1981-09-01
Pages 211
Language English
Publisher Touchstone
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For centuries post and beam construction has proved to be one of the most durable building techniques It is being enthusiastically revived today not only for its sturdiness but because it can be easily insulated it is attractive and it offers the builder the unique satisfaction of working with timbers Building the Timber Frame House is the most comprehensive manual available on the technique In it you will find a short history of timber framing and a fully illustrated discussion of the different kinds of joinery assembly of timbers and raising of the frame There are also detailed sections on present day design and materials house plans site development foundation laying insulation tools and methods

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