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The Timber-Frame Home

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Learn to adapt the sturdy elegance of timber-frame construction to the needs of modern life.

A Timber Framer’s Workshop

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This revised edition of A Timber Framer’s Workshop has over 150 new photos and includes updated engineering specifications for pegged joinery.

Building the Japanese House

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Built like a piece of fine furniture, the traditional Japanese house is admired for its clean lines and intricate joinery.

Carving Architectural Detail in Wood

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A primer for woodcarvers in the vocabulary of classical ornamentation, and the practical skills needed to carve it.

Build a Timber-Framed House

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With the step-by-step instructions in this book you can build your own timber-framed house — one that features a level of craftsmanship rare in modern construction..

Step-by-Step Knifemaking

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Step by Step Knifemaking, by master knifemaker David Boye, is widely regarded as the classic on the art of handcrafted knives.

Timberframe: The Art

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Timberframe shows that time-honored timber construction has unlimited design possibilities.

The Complete Japanese Joinery

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Delve into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry.  Find out many of the secrets of Japanese joinery.  This is an excellent read.

The Language of Doors

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A home’s facade speaks volumes. Who would think a front door would have so much to say?

Patterns of Home: Ten Essentials of Enduring Design

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The key to creating a house that is memorable, satisfying, and enduring is to apply a group of design concepts.

Builders of the Pacific Coast

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Builders of the Pacific Coast explores the aesthetics and skills of three master builders in California, Washington state, and the rugged terrain of British Columbia.

Timber Frame Construction

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Timber frame construction, or post-and-beam building, is beautiful and often less expensive than the alternatives.

Japanese Tools: Tradition

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A complete guide to the tools used by a shokunin, or master Japanese craftsman, this book is ideal for both beginning and professional woodworkers.

Oak-Framed Buildings

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Oak-framed projects stand the test of time. The the mighty oak trees that grow for centuries echo in Oak-Framed Buildings.

Greene and Greene: Masterworks

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In the first decades of the 20th century, Greene and Greene almost defined the Arts and Crafts in America.

Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter

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Master builder Louie Frazier’s Japanese-style pole house in Northern California, reachable on a 500″ cable across a river, and many more…

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