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Graphic Guide To Frame Construction: Over 450 Details for Builders and Designers

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Publisher Comments:

Teaching through hundreds of meticulous drawings, Rob Thallon's guide covers foundations, roofs, building systems and materials, durability, energy efficiency, and more.

Review:

"The text is brief and to the point, with a huge number of excellent illustrations providing the details." Library Journal

Synopsis:

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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561586363
Subtitle:
Details for Builders and Designers
Author:
Thallon, Rob
Author:
Thallon, Robert
Author:
Robert
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, CT
Subject:
Wooden-frame buildings
Subject:
Framing
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
House framing
Subject:
General House & Home
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. & updated ed.
Edition Description:
Revised and Updated ed.
Series:
For pros by pros
Series Volume:
107-485
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
252
Dimensions:
280 x 215 in.

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"Review" by , "The text is brief and to the point, with a huge number of excellent illustrations providing the details."
"Synopsis" by , 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.

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