If you have ever wanted to try timber framing, this is the book to get you started.

Based on a starter project, the construction of a timber frame garden shed, it gives the history and basic principles of timber framing, describes the various joints, their uses and how to cut them, advises on design, raising and closing in, and in general provides all the information needed for the project and a good deal more, in precise and interesting text.

Beautifully illustrated with black-and-white drawings and photographs throughout.

Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 204 pages, 1984.