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Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

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Publisher Comments:

Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening.

This wealth of visual information is mined from actual jobsites. Special attention is given throughout to durability and to energy efficiency.

Book News Annotation:

A practical, lucid set of drawings of construction details with notes explaining mechanics, materials, installation. We come away believing a complete klutz could build a house--at least an outhouse. Published by The Taunton Press, 63 South Main Street, Box 355, Newtown, CT 06470.
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Synopsis:

This best-selling authoritative, visual handbook details all the important aspects of wood-frame construction. Hundreds of meticulous drawings provide visual explanations from actual job sites.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 220) and index.

About the Author

Rob Thallon, architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon, is the author of the bestselling series of guides: "Graphic Guide to Frame Construction, Graphic Guide to Site Construction, and Graphic Guide to Interior Details." He has more than 30 years of experience in residential design construction and has designed many custom houses and housing complexes.

Table of Contents

Foundations — Floors — Walls — Roofs — Stairs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561580408
Subtitle:
Third Edition, Revised and Updated
Author:
Thallon, Rob
Author:
Robert
Author:
Thallon, Robert
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, CT :
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Wooden-frame buildings
Subject:
Details
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Wooden-frame buildings -- Drawings.
Subject:
General House & Home
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2nd ed.
Series:
For Pros By Pros
Series Volume:
no. 17
Publication Date:
19911212
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11.01x8.97x.88 in. 1.74 lbs.

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This best-selling authoritative, visual handbook details all the important aspects of wood-frame construction. Hundreds of meticulous drawings provide visual explanations from actual job sites.
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