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Oak-Framed Buildings, revised edition

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Rupert Newman

 

Oak-framed projects stand the test of time. The longevity of the mighty oak trees that grow for centuries is echoed in Oak-Framed Buildings – they are here to stay and so are these oak-framed buildings! Newly updated, this classic title is ideal for carpenters, builders, aspiring DIYers, and anyone who appreciates beautiful, durable, and environmentally friendly structures.

Revised and fully up-to-date. Oak-Framed Buildings has been substantially revised to bring the book completely up-to-date and in compliance with current building technology. It combines traditional building techniques with modern materials and installation methds, resulting in solid buildings with a high standard of energy efficiency. It covers all this and more:
•Practical information about the history of timber framing
•Structural qualities of oak
•How-to get started
•Techniques of timber-frame construction
•Designing frames
•Making and raising frames
•The building envelope
•Finishing details and much more

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