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Build a Classic Timber-Framed House

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Build a Classic Timber-Framed House by Jack Sobon
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Build a classic, enduring, and affordable home. With Jack A. Sobon's careful guidance, you can construct your own timber-framed house in the traditional hall-and-parlor style. From felling trees to cutting timbers, and frame construction to door selection, you'll find Sobon's professional advice and hand-drawn illustrations invaluable. Whether you're a first-time builder or a seasoned contractor looking to expand your repertoire, you'll find answers to all your timber-frame questions. Open the front door and walk into the home of your dreams.

Author Biography

Jack A. Sobon is an architect and builder specializing in timber-framed buildings. A founding director of the Timber Framer's Guild of North America and founder of the Traditional Timber Frame Research and Advisory Group, Sobon has devoted his 38-year career to understanding the craft of timber framing. Using only traditional hand tools, he has framed and erected over 50 structures. He is the author of Build a Classic Timber-Framed House and coauthor of Timber Frame Construction. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Sobon teaches and consults nationally on traditional building structures and timber-framing techniques.
Release date NZ
March 31st, 1994
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Ill.ch.
Imprint
Storey Books
Pages
208
Dimensions
215x280x13
ISBN-13
9780882668413
Product ID
1835526

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