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Oak-Framed Buildings : Revised Edition
by Rupert Newman


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Oak-framed projects stand the test of time. The longevity of the mighty oak trees that grow for centuries is echoed in Oak-Framed Buildings - they are here to stay and so are these oak-framed buildings Newly updated, this classic title is ideal for carpenters, builders, aspiring DIYers, and anyone who appreciates beautiful, durable, and environmentally friendly structures.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Oak-framed projects stand the test of time. The longevity of the mighty oak trees that grow for centuries is echoed in Oak-Framed Buildings - they are here to stay and so are these oak-framed buildings Newly updated, this classic title is ideal for carpenters, builders, aspiring DIYers, and anyone who appreciates beautiful, durable, and environmentally friendly structures.

Revised and fully up-to-date. Oak-Framed Buildings has been substantially revised to bring the book completely up-to-date and in compliance with current building technology. It combines traditional building techniques with modern materials and installation methds, resulting in solid buildings with a high standard of energy efficiency. It covers all this and more:

  • Practical information about the history of timber framing
  • Structural qualities of oak
  • How-to get started
  • Techniques of timber-frame construction
  • Designing frames
  • Making and raising frames
  • The building envelope
  • Finishing details and much more

Beautifully photographed. The structural details are clearly explained through:

  • 180 stunning full-color photographs of structures in various stages of construction
  • 90 three-dimensional illustrations

The best of yesterday and tomorrow. Oak-Framed Buildings is an amazing melding of centuries-old techniques with 21st century environmental and energy-saving standards - an essential resource for pros and non-pros alike.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781861087263
  • ISBN-10: 1861087268
  • Publisher: GMC Publications
  • Publish Date: March 2015
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 10.2 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds


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