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The timber-frame home: design, construction, finishing

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Taunton Press,
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2nd ed., rev. and updated.

Two decades ago, Tedd Benson helped kindle the dramatic rebirth of timber framing in this country. Today Benson and others are combining centuries-old timber-framing techniques with modern building materials to create houses that are as beautiful as they are durable and comfortable. In The Timber-Frame Home, Benson traces the history of the timber frame and tells how to create a new house in the tradition of old-world craftsmen.

Today's timber-frame house presents unique building problems. Where do you put plumbing and wiring if you don't have stud-frame walls? How do you incorporate glass into the framing to create dramatic views? How do you insulate a timber-frame home? How do you ensure that the building meets codes? In this one-of-a-kind book, a master timber framer shares extensive experience solving these problems. This new edition brings the latest advances in timber framing to life with hundreds of full-color photos and rendered drawings -- all the information you need to join the timber-frame revival.

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subject_facet House construction, Timber-frame homes, Wooden-frame houses -- Design and construction
title_display The timber-frame home : design, construction, finishing
title_full The timber-frame home : design, construction, finishing / Tedd Benson
title_short The timber-frame home :
title_sub design, construction, finishing
topic_facet Design and construction, House construction, Timber-frame homes, Wooden-frame houses