The elegant simplicity of timber frame construction is made accessible to all levels of builders with step-by-step building instructions for one small, easy-to-build timber frame cabin, along with plans for modifying it to suit particular needs and locations.
The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners! Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building. Using full-color photos, detailed drawings, and clear step-by-step instructions, Beemer shows you exactly how to build one small (3.6 x 4.9 m) timber-frame structure suitable for use as a cabin, workshop, or studio. He also explains how to modify the structure to suit your needs and location by adding a loft, moving doors or windows, changing the roof pitch, or making the frame larger or smaller. You’ll end up with a beautiful building as well as solid timber-framing skills that you can use for a lifetime.
About the Author
Will Beemer is a founding member of the Timber Framers Guild (tfguild.org). He has been a builder for more than 40 years, and he and his wife own and operate the Heartwood School for the Homebuilding Crafts in Washington, Massachusetts. Beemer has taught timber framing around the world and is a regular contributor to Timber Framing and Fine Homebuilding magazines.
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st November 2016
Publisher: Storey Publishing LLC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 21.1 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.79