9780941936415

English Historic Carpentry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780941936415

  • ISBN10:

    0941936414

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 1997-10-01
  • Publisher: Linden Publishing
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Summary

Documents the structure of the world's greatest timber buildings, and shows how the framer's craft has evolved over the past 1,000 years.

Table of Contents

List of Plates
vi(1)
Glossary vii(6)
Bibliography xiii
Introduction 1(4)
1 The Anglo-Saxon Period (A.D. 449 to 1066)
5(30)
2 The Norman Period (c. 1050 to c. 1150)
35(24)
3 The Great Transition (c.1150 to c.1200)
59(16)
4 The Early English Period (c.1150 to c.1250)
75(30)
5 The Decorated Period (c.1250 to c.1350)
105(68)
6 The Perpendicular Period (c.1350 to c.1450)
173(34)
7 The Tudor Period (c.1450 to c.1550)
207(24)
8 The Renaissance and After (1581 to 1890)
231(32)
Appendix 263(62)
1 Scarf joints in chronological succession
263(10)
2 Forms of post-head and tying joints for tie beams
273(6)
3 Joints used for the framing of floors
279(10)
4 Lap joints for secondary purpose (such as bracing)
289(8)
5 Posts having carved capital and base treatments
297(12)
6 String- or band-type mouldings
309(8)
The development of storey posts
317(1)
The development of mortises
317(1)
Some technological changes illustrated by the examples
318(1)
Carpenters' mouldings
319(1)
The succession of roof designs
320(3)
The succession of house types
323(2)
Conclusion 325(2)
Index 327
Grace Holmes

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