The book that builders, architects and students have relied on for almost 20 years has been completely updated to cover new materials, construction methods and the latest building code revisions. The standard reference in its field, the “Graphic Guide to Frame Construction” is the ultimate visual guide to building with wood. Filled with hundreds of detailed drawings, helpful annotations and field-tested advice, the guide covers foundations, floors, walls, roofs and stairs. This third revised edition also offers additional information on advanced framing, engineered and composite materials and construction in high-wind areas and more. Rob Thallon has been designing and building wood-frame structures for 30 years. A practicing architect with his own firm, he has written numerous articles and books on residential construction. He’s an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon where he teaches design and construction.
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