Invaluable reference for timber framers, designers, preservationists, architects, and engineers
Historic American Timber Joinery: A Graphic Guide
by Jack Sobon
A classic timber frame is as practical and beautiful today as it has been for centuries.
Safe Work Practices, just published by the Timber Framers Guild, explains Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards specific to timber framing, including the relatively ambiguous ones related to height safety and fall
The Complete Rigger's Apprentice
by Brion Toss
illustrated by Robert Shetterly
Hardbound, 494 pages, 700 illustrations.
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The Geometrical Design of Saint David's Cathedral Nave Ceiling: A Geometer's Perspective by Laurie Smith Known as Ty Ddewi (David’s house in Welsh), Saint Davids Cathedral stands at th
A chronicle of the Japanese Teahouse workshop given at the Timber Framers Guild's Western Conference at Asilomar in 2003. It features Mr. Kojiro Sugimura, Master Temple Builder and head of Kezurou-Kai (a group in Japan and the U.S.
Timber Frame Design Using SketchUp by Clark Bremer of DIY Timber Framing. Paper, comb binding, 22 pages, © 2012. Updated for current Rubies version 2.2e. SketchUp is a 3D drawing program available free from Trimble.