Graphic Guide To Frame Construction: Fourth Edition, Revised & Updated. Rob Thallon.

Graphic Guide To Frame Construction: Fourth Edition, Revised & Updated.

Taunton Press, 06/15/2016. Meticulous drawings cover every detail of frame construction, from basement to roof. Item #25808
ISBN: 9781631863721

From the Publisher;


The newly revised and updated edition of this classic reference volume
reflects all the latest innovations in residential frame construction. Ideal for
builders, architects, students or anyone interested in building their own home,
The Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is a new addition to our popular
series of books For Pros By Pros.


Filled with hundreds of meticulous drawings, this comprehensive visual
handbook shows you every precise detail you need to know about framing with
wood.


Building on the success of three earlier editions -- which have sold over
260,000 copies -- accomplished architect and teacher Rob Thallon brings
you up to date on new materials, construction methods, and building code
revisions.


And because examples are taken from actual job sites -- by a trusted
professional -- it's all reliable, field-tested information you can put to work
immediately.


Here are as few examples of what you'll find:



  • Step-by-step details for advanced framing

  • How to use modern-engineered and composite materials

  • Strategies for building in high wind and seismic areas

  • Expert advice on foundations, floors, walls, roofs and stairs

  • Whether you're a builder, architect or homeowner, you'll find this
    up-to-the-minute resource is the perfect visual aid to help you tackle a
    wide range of framing projects with confidence.


 


240 pages, paperback. Taunton Press (June 2016)

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Price: $29.95

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