From Our Editors
Explains the basics of timber frame construction in terms the beginner can understand.
From the Publisher
Timber frame construction, or post-and-beam building, is beautiful and often less expensive than the alternatives. Whether you are building a home yourself or hiring a builder, here is everything you need to know. Sobon explains how to design for both strength and beauty and includes a starter project.
From the Jacket
If you have only dreamed about the beauty of building with timbers, this book will open your eyes. It will convince you that this method is not only practical today for homes and other buildings, but often is less expensive than "stick building."Timber frame builder Jack Sobon and writer Roger Schroeder offer a book for builders as wel...