Graphic Guide to Frame Construction


Graphic Guide to Frame Construction Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Taunton Press Inc Pages: 256 Illustrations and other contents: 2 colour illustrations, 600 drawings Language: English ISBN: 9781631863721 Category:

A classic reference, the Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is a comprehensive visual handbook filled with hundreds of meticulous drawings showing the framing details you need to understand when building with wood. This revised fourth edition reflects the most recent changes in residential frame construction. It contains more details for engineered wood products, fasteners and seismic hold-down requirements, as well as the latest IRC code updates. It is well annotated and covers foundations, floors, walls, stairs and roofs. Because examples are taken from actual job sites by a trusted expert, this book is an invaluable visual aid that can help builders and homeowners alike to tackle a wide range of framing projects.

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Author Biography

Rob Thallon, architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon, is the author of the bestselling Graphic Guide series. He has more than 30 years of experience in residential design construction and has designed many custom houses and housing complexes.