Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building by Jack A. Sobon

Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building

byJack A. Sobon, Roger Schroeder

Paperback | January 5, 1984

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Discover the satisfaction of making your own durable, economical, and environmentally friendly timber frame structures. Covering all aspects of timber frame construction, this practical guide is filled with easy-to-understand instructions, clear illustrations, and helpful photographs. With expert advice on selecting appropriate timber, necessary tools, safety considerations, joinery techniques, assembly, and raising, Jack Sobon and Roger Schroeder encourage beginners by offering complete plans for a small toolshed. Turn your dream of a timber frame house into a reality.  

Currently a self-employed architect and builder of timber-framed buildings, co-author Jack A. Sobon holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has also worked on barn moving and restoration for Richard W. Babcock, Inc. Jack has written Storey''s Build a Classic Timber-Framed House. He has also be...
Title:Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam BuildingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10.94 X 8.5 X 0.56 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 10.94 X 8.5 X 0.56 inPublished:January 5, 1984Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0882663658

ISBN - 13:9780882663654

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Timber Framing: Then and Now

Chapter 2 The Timber Frame

Chapter 3 Joinery

Chapter 4 The Wood

Chapter 5 Designing for Strength

Chapter 6 Building the Shed

Chapter 7 Assembly and Raising

Chapter 8 Closing In

Chapter 9 Projects

Chapter 10 Timber Frame Revivers



From Our Editors

Explains the basics of timber frame construction in terms the beginner can understand.

Editorial Reviews

"If you''ve ever dreamed about building with timbers, this book will convince you that this method is not only beautiful and practical, but often less expensive than "stick building."  Includes dozens of illustrations and photos." - Countryside & Small Stock Journal