If you're in need of info on framing construction, look no further. This newly revised and updated edition of our classic visual handbook is loaded with up-to-date code information, the latest material advice, and detailed construction methods. Building on the success of earlier editions--which have sold hundreds of thousands of copies--accomplished architect and teacher Rob Thallon delivers on the details you need to get the job done right.
Covers a broad range of projects. Whether you're setting a foundation, erecting a partition wall, or flashing a window, you'll find information on the project in this book. The book's major categories include:
- Footings and Foundations
- Beams, Joist Systems, and Subflooring
- Wall Framing, Bracing, and Sheathing
- Roof Framing, Flashing, and Insulation
- Exterior and Interior Stairs and Handrails
Filled with 500+ meticulous drawings. There are well over a hundred new drawings in this updated edition that precisely explain best practices for energy-efficient construction, advanced framing techniques, how to control moisture in wood-framing, installation information for new building materials, and more.
Whether you're a builder, architect, or homeowner, you'll find this up-to-the-minute resource is the perfect visual aid to help you tackle a wide range of framing projects with confidence.