9781889269009

A Timber Framer's Workshop: Joinery & Design Essentials for Building Traditional Timber Frames

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    9781889269009

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    188926900X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-07-01
  • Publisher: Fox Maple Pr Inc
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Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Introduction xvii
Introduction to Timber Framing
3(14)
Structural Overview
4(1)
Parts of the Frame
5(1)
Framing Members
6(1)
Bent Framing Members
7(1)
Design Considerations
8(1)
Joinery, Aesthetic, and Timber Quality
8(2)
Design Overview
10(1)
Bent Framing
11(1)
Joinery
12(1)
Foundations & Decks
13(1)
Interior Layout
14(1)
Enclosure Methods
15(2)
Tools
17(16)
The Timber Framer's Tool Box
19(14)
Personal Tools
21(1)
Hand Tools
21(4)
Power Tools
25(3)
Shop Tools
28(3)
Tool Suppliers
31(2)
Structural Design Considerations
33(14)
Post and Lintel Framework
36(1)
Rigid frameworks
36(1)
Structural Frameworks
36(1)
Load Distribution
37(1)
Bent Framing
38(1)
Primary Frame Members
38(1)
Effects of Loading
39(2)
Secondary Frame Members Within a Bent
41(2)
Transferring Loads with Secondary Members
43(4)
Bent Framing & Joinery Design
47(43)
Joists & Purlins
49(17)
Simple Dovetail
50(1)
Housed Dovetail
51(2)
Shouldered Dovetail
53(2)
Soffit and Tusk Tenons
55(1)
Depth of Dovetail Mortises on Supporting Members
56(2)
Sizing Joist & Purlin Dovetail Tenons
58(1)
Beams Notched at the Bottom
59(1)
Spacing Floor Joists & Purlins
60(1)
Rule-of-Thumb Guidelines
60(2)
Stresses Acting on a Beam
62(1)
Imposed Load
62(1)
Extreme Fiber in Tension
62(1)
Shearing Stresses within a Simple Beam
63(1)
Formula to Determine Tenon Shear
63(3)
Braces & Bracing
66(9)
Types of Bracing
67(1)
Knee Braces
67(1)
Tension Braces
67(1)
Sizing
68(1)
Compression Perpendicular to the Grain
68(1)
Compression Parallel to the Grain
68(1)
Types of Wood
69(1)
Horizontal Racking Force
69(1)
Tension & Compression
69(1)
Brace Joinery
70(1)
Housed Tenon
71(1)
Lap Tenon
72(1)
The Effects of Compression and Tension on Knee Braces
73(2)
Tie Beam Joinery
75(15)
Tension Joinery
77(1)
Horizontal Shear of Simple Beams
78(1)
Shearing Forces in Tension Joint
79(1)
Shear Failure Perpendicular to the Grain
80(1)
Traditional Tie Beam Joinery Details
81(1)
Tie Beam to Post Joinery
81(1)
Tie Beam to Plate Joinery
81(1)
Basic Tie Beam Joinery
81(1)
Simple Mortise and Tenon
82(1)
Shouldered Mortise and Tenon
83(1)
Wedged Half Dovetailed/Shouldered Mortise & Tenon
84(1)
English Tying Joint
85(2)
Modified English Tying Joint
87(3)
Tension Joinery
90(15)
Analyzing Applied Forces
91(2)
Forces Acting on a Structural Framework
93(1)
Transfer of Roof Loads on a High Posted Cape
94(1)
Compression, Tension and Shearing Stresses
95(2)
Compression and Tension Members
97(1)
Tension Joints
97(1)
Table 1: Basic Stresses for Clear Wood under Long-Time Loading
98(1)
Equation to Determine Shear of Tenon
98(1)
Equation to Determine Shear Strength of Pegs
98(3)
Equation to Calculate Strength of Mortise
101(1)
Table 2: Basic Stresses for Bolted Joints
101(2)
Designing Tension Joinery
103(2)
Roof Framing & Truss Design
105(26)
Clear-Span Truss Design
106(16)
King-post Truss
108(2)
Queen-post Truss
110(2)
Crown-post
112(1)
Vaulted Trusses
113(1)
Arch-braced Trusses
113(3)
Hammerbeam Trusses
116(2)
Cruck Trusses
118(4)
The Makeup of a Truss
122(9)
Theory of Truss Mechanics
122(1)
Joint Systems
123(1)
Balancing Structure and Aesthetics
124(1)
Types of Force Systems
125(1)
Member Stresses
125(1)
Determining Force Loads
126(1)
Equations of Static Equilibrium
127(1)
Determining Resultant Forces
127(4)
Timber & Wood Technology
131(24)
Working With Timbers
132(6)
Traditional Timber Framing Species
132(1)
North American Species
133(1)
Visual & Structural Grading
134(1)
Grading Criteria
135(1)
Strength Ratio
135(1)
Maximum Slope of Grain
136(1)
Comparative Strength of Timbers with Various Grain Slopes
136(1)
Determining Subtle Qualities
137(1)
Working with Green Timbers
138(6)
Curing and Seasoning
139(1)
Tension & Compression Wood
140(1)
Methods of Curing or Seasoning
140(1)
Handling Timbers
141(1)
Quality Control
142(1)
Shrinkage Values of Domestic Woods
143(1)
Physical Properties of Wood
144(11)
Joinery Design to Minimize Defects due to Shrinkage
145(1)
Formula For Determining Shrinkage In Various Species of Wood
146(1)
Effects of Milling on Twisting, Warping and Bowing
147(1)
Shrinkage Based on Milling
148(3)
Determining Timber Size and Joinery in Relation to Shrinkage
151(1)
Shrinkage in a Housed Joint
151(1)
Butt Shoulder Joint
152(1)
Housed Joint
152(1)
Checking & Twisting
153(2)
Tips & Techniques
155(8)
Surveying Timbers
156(1)
Organizing Crews
157(1)
Setting up the Beamery
158(1)
Creating Standards
158(1)
Cribbing Ponies
159(1)
Pegging
160(1)
Layout of Mortises & Tenons
160(1)
Measure Twenty Seven Times - Cut Once
161(2)
Joinery Details
163(22)
Bent Framing Members & Joints
165(1)
Post/Sill Joint
166(2)
Tie Beam/Post
168(1)
Wedged Half Dovetailed Through Tenon
168(2)
English Tying Joint with Continuous Top Plate
170(1)
English Tying Joint
170(1)
English Tying Joint with Intermediate Top Plate
171(1)
Rafter Foot/Post Joint
172(2)
Rafter Peak/King Post Joint
174(2)
Braces
176(2)
Collar Tie/Queen Post
178(1)
Queen Post
179(1)
Collar Tie
179(1)
Dovetailed Purlin/Rafter, Joist/Summer Beam Joint
180(2)
Summer Beam
182(1)
Shouldered Dovetail
183(2)
Timber Frame Plans
185(18)
16'x22' Saltbox Frame
188(3)
Timber Schedule
191(1)
24'x24' High Post Cape Frame
192(3)
Timber Schedule
195(1)
24'x36' Hammerbeam Cape
196(5)
Timber Schedule
201(2)
Builders Math & Engineering
203(25)
Builders Math
204(10)
Pythagorean Theorem
204(1)
Equations to find Rise & Run
205(1)
Trigonometric Ratios
206(1)
Determining Trigonometric Ratios
207(2)
Formula to Determine Sine, Gosine & Tangent of a Right Triangle
209(1)
Using Trig to Facilitate Layout
210(1)
Trigonometric Ratios (table)
211(1)
Math Quiz
212(2)
Engineering
214(14)
Strength of Beams
215(3)
Shearing Stresses on Pegged Joinery
218(1)
Single Shear
219(1)
Double shear
219(1)
Safe Shearing Stresses for Timbers (table)
220(2)
Member Notched at Bottom
222(1)
Member Notched at Top
223(1)
Beams, Joists & Girders
224(1)
Design for Bending
224(1)
Bending Moment
224(1)
Shear in Beams
225(1)
Deflection
226(2)
Answers to Problems on Pages 212-213
228(1)
Appendices
229(7)
Tables of Mechanical Properties of Wood
230(2)
Basic Stresses for Clear Wood under Long-Term Loading (table)
232(2)
Miscellaneous Notes
234(2)
Glossary 236(6)
Bibliography 242(1)
Index 243

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