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"Boston Globe" If you've been in an old barn and marveled at the great beams and posts, then you know what a timber frame is...."Building the Timber Frame House."..is a brilliant book on two levels, as a history and philosophical raison d'etre of timber-frame construction...and [as] a no-nonsense, how-to guide.
Tedd Benson is the founder and owner of a post-and-beam construction firm in New Hampshire. A builder for ten years, he has specialized in timber framing for six.
Lots of ideas if you are thinking of building your own barn style propertyPublished 21 days ago by Stubbsy
The illustrated text boxes are very good, but main text is far too romantic for my liking, it simply takes forever for the authors to reach the point. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Johan Sjöberg
Great book with a little history and lots of feeling, good explanation of joints and when and where to use them.Published 14 months ago by MR L HARE