Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building
  • Alternative view 1 of Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building
  • Alternative view 2 of Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building

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

by Jack A. Sobon, Roger Schroeder
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

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

Overview

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.  

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882663654
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/05/1984
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
271,732
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Jack A. Sobon is a self-employed architect and builder of timber-framed structures. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the Rhode Island School of design and has worked on barn moving and restoration. Together with Roger Schroeder, Sobon co-wrote Build a Classic Timber-Framed House, which is now in its twelfth printing, with nearly 50,000 copies in print.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >