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Graphic guide to frame construction / Rob Thallon.

By: Thallon, Rob
Material type: TextTextSeries: For pros, by pros: 2009Edition: 3rd ed., rev. and updatedDescription: xi, 243 p. : ill. ; 28 cmISBN: 9781600850233; 1600850235Subject(s): Wooden-frame buildings -- Design and construction | Wooden-frame buildings -- Drawings | Framing (Building) | House framingDDC classification: 694.2 LOC classification: TH1101 | .T48 2009Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction -- 1: Foundations -- Footings -- Foundation walls -- Pier & grade-beam systems -- Basement walls -- Retaining walls -- Drainage & waterproofing -- Wall caps -- Slabs -- Utilities -- 2: Floors -- Beams -- Joist systems -- Girder systems -- Subflooring -- Porches & decks -- Insulation -- 3: Walls -- Framing -- Lateral bracing -- Sheathing -- Shear walls -- Moisture & air barriers -- Windows -- Doors -- Flashing -- Exterior finishes -- Insulation -- 4: Roofs -- Framing -- Sheathing -- Flashing -- Roofing -- Gutters & downspouts -- Insulation & ventilation -- 5: Stairs -- Framing -- Treads & risers -- Balustrades -- Handrails -- Exterior stairs -- Exterior steps -- Legend -- List of abbreviations -- Resources -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary: From the Publisher: The classic guide-revised and updated. 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, Rob Thallons 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 and seismic areas.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229) and index.

Introduction -- 1: Foundations -- Footings -- Foundation walls -- Pier & grade-beam systems -- Basement walls -- Retaining walls -- Drainage & waterproofing -- Wall caps -- Slabs -- Utilities -- 2: Floors -- Beams -- Joist systems -- Girder systems -- Subflooring -- Porches & decks -- Insulation -- 3: Walls -- Framing -- Lateral bracing -- Sheathing -- Shear walls -- Moisture & air barriers -- Windows -- Doors -- Flashing -- Exterior finishes -- Insulation -- 4: Roofs -- Framing -- Sheathing -- Flashing -- Roofing -- Gutters & downspouts -- Insulation & ventilation -- 5: Stairs -- Framing -- Treads & risers -- Balustrades -- Handrails -- Exterior stairs -- Exterior steps -- Legend -- List of abbreviations -- Resources -- Glossary -- Index.

From the Publisher: The classic guide-revised and updated. 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, Rob Thallons 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 and seismic areas.

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