Drawn from over 35 years of experience building and teaching advanced timber framing, this book combines both the nuance you would expect, and also a broad overview of the history of compound timber frame joinery. The work is divided into two parts, Book One: Design & History, and Book Two: Geometry & Joinery Systems.
Gold Medal 2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Award
ISBN-10: 1-889269-03-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-889269-03-0 Binding: Hard Cover 368 pages, over 900 4/C photos & illus. Cover Price: $75.00 Printed and bound in USA. In Stock & Ready for Immediate Shipping
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Advanced Timber Framing
Book 1 • Design & History
1 • Elements of Design
2 • History of Roof Framing
Book 2 • Geometry & Joinery Systems
3 • Developing the Geometric Model
4 • Designing Compound Joinery
5 • The Vocabulary of Compound Joinery
Starting with a comprehensive history of medieval hip and valley roof systems, to detailed descriptions about how to design even the most intricate compound joinery detail, Advanced Timber Framing opens a broad doorway to both the professional builder and novice alike to expand their creativity.
This hard cover First Edition has 368 pages and over 900 four color photos, along with hundreds of drawings and illustrations detailing a broad variety of specific
"Steve Chappell’s Advanced Timber Framing: Joinery, Design & Construction of Compound Hip & Valley Timber frame Roof Systems is the most detailed and comprehensive book available on how to layout and cut mortise and tenon joinery for complex roofs. But this book is invaluable to any craftsman-builder in a number of other ways as well."
Will Beemer, Director,
The Heartwood School for the Homebuilding Crafts
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