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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 ...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600850233
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Series: For Pros By Pros Series
  • Edition description: 3rd Revised, Updated ed.
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 243
  • Sales rank: 175,406
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet 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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