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Graphic Guide To Frame Construction: Over 450 Details for Builders and Designersby Rob Thallon
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Teaching through hundreds of meticulous drawings, Rob Thallon's guide covers foundations, roofs, building systems and materials, durability, energy efficiency, and more.
"The text is brief and to the point, with a huge number of excellent illustrations providing the details." Library Journal
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.
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