Timber Framing for the Rest of Us

A Guide to Contemporary Post and Beam Construction

Author: Rob Roy

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 372

A manual for all without traditional skills who want to build with timber framing.

Earth-Sheltered Houses

How to Build an Affordable...

Author: Rob Roy

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

View: 784

The only how-to manual on the subject directed to mainstream owner-builders

The Timber Framing Book

Author: Stewart Elliott

Publisher: Alan C Hood & Company

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 169

View: 470

This is a thorough and profusely illustrated guide to building a timber-frame house. Grounded in ancient tradition, timber-frame construction is admirably suited to fulfill today s need for durable, energy-efficient housing and other building needs. First published in 1977, this book is now in its ninth printing and is established as a classic in the field."

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Self-Sufficient Living

Author: Jerome D. Belanger

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: House & Home

Page: 400

View: 314

How to be green, save green, grow greens, even turn a thumb green. Self-sufficient living can mean a healthier life, a way to protect the earth, or a way to save money. This guide helps readers find their perfect degree of self reliance in the areas of food, shelter, energy, clothing, and more. For both the urban and rural dweller, it covers gardening, cooking from scratch, preserving food, raising livestock, keeping chickens, generating or supplementing energy, essential tools and equipment, foraging for wild foods, hunting, fishing, and trapping. ?Saving money in today's economy and self-sufficiency go hand-in-hand ?For the growing number of eco-friends considering self-sufficiency ?Existing books focus on either rural or urban self-sufficiency, but this covers both

Residential Framing

A Homebuilder's Construction Guide

Author: William Perkins Spence

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: House & Home

Page: 319

View: 443

“Opens the subject to anyone...explores all the standard framing methods for floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs... demystifies some of the more obscure tasks, such as building gable dormers, multiple-pitched roofs, staircase construction, and structural foundations. There’s even a section devoted to post-and-beam construction. The book concludes with a discussion about door and window installation, exterior siding and interior finishing.”—Popular Mechanics.

Cordwood Building

The State of the Art

Author: Rob Roy

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN:

Category: House & Home

Page: 240

View: 641

All you need to create beautiful buildings from sawmill left-overs--or even driftwood!

More Straw Bale Building

A Complete Guide to Designing and Building with Straw

Author: Chris Magwood

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

View: 981

A complete guide to designing and building with straw.

Stoneview

How to Build an Eco-Friendly Little Guesthouse

Author: Rob Roy

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN:

Category: House & Home

Page: 240

View: 992

Step-by-step instructions for building an octagonal cordwood masonry guesthouse.