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ADVANCED Timber Framing: Joinery, Design & Construction of Timber Frame Roof Systems
ISBN-10: 1-889269-03-4 Hard Cover: 368 pages, over 900 4/C photos & illus. Cover Price: $75.00
A Timber Framer's Workshop:
This revised edition is a 272 page workbook that includes comprehensive in-depth technical information on the joinery, design and construction of Traditional Timber Frames. Illustrated with over 500 photos and CAD drawings, with over 150 new in this edition. Included are Frame Plans, design and engineering formulae, rule-of-thumb design and engineering guidelines, shop setup, builder's math, joinery design criteria, practical timber framing tips, tools and more. If you are an architect, engineer, builder or an aspiring owner builder wishing to build your own timber frame, A Timber Framer's Workshop will provide the information you need.
ISBN 1-889269-00-X Cover Price $35 Add to Cart
JQ SIX PACK (Your choice or ours of 6 back issues) $35
JQ 12 pack (Your choice or ours of 12 back issues) $56
JQ CASE (Your choice or ours of 24 back issues) $96
JQ KEG (The whole set! 34 available issues) $115
Gift Packs & Special Deals
1) Gift Pack: A Timber Framer's Workshop & A Timber Framing Mallet, $99
2) Gift Pack: A Timber Framer's Workshop (book) & JQ 4 Pack, $50
3) Gift Pack: JQ 6 Pack, A T.F. Workshop book, T.F Mallet, $130
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The Chappell Universal Framing Square!!!
The Master Framer model #1824 and the Traveler model #1218 each have the unique, patented Chappell Universal Square rafter tables. The front side body has a comprehensive Equal Pitched Rafter Table for determining layout of hip and valley roof systems with common pitches ranging from 2/12 to 18/12. The front side tongues have Unequal Pitch Rafter Tables for unequal roof systems ranging from 4/12 to 15/12 with a main common pitch of 12/12. The back side bodies have comprehensive Rafter Tables for 6 and 8 sided polygons. The backside tongues have Unequal Pitch Rafter Tables for roof systems with a main roof of 9/12.
Made of 13 gauge stainless steel with deep etched rulings and tables, this square will last a lifetime. The Master Framer, model #1824 has a body 2" x24" and a tongue of 1-1/2" x 18". The Traveler, model #1218 has a body 2" x 18" and a tongue of 1-1/2" x 12".
Timber Framing Mallets
These mallets are hand turned from a variety of different hardwoods found in the San Luis Valley of Costa Rica, where we have been working with the local community for the past 10 years through our IPCBI workshop program. The mallets are hand turned by community members to the proper weight and balance to meet Fox Maple specs.
A good mallet will prevent fatigue and possible wrist injury that may arise from using a mallet not designed to meet the needs of heavy timber work with a framing chisel. The key is to hold the mallet lightly in hand and let the mallet do the work and not your arm or wrist. This requires the correct balance between handle thickness, length and weight. All of the mallets are hand-turned from a variety of tropical hardwoods species salvaged from dead tree limbs, old fence posts and even community members firewood piles.
Due to the varying density and weight of any specific wood specie, each mallet will vary in size, weight and length most suitable for the specific wood used. Sizes range from 16 to 18 inches in length, 2-1/2 to 3 inch head diameter and from 2.5 to 3 pounds. Because the wood is salvaged, some mallets may have slight blemishes as any recycled wood may have. Checks may also appear due to the change in climate, however, these will not affect the use or the life span of the mallet. Each mallet is essentially made to order, so please allow up to 3 to 4 weeks for delivery. For students planning to attend a Fox Maple workshop we recommend ordering at the time of registration and having it waiting for you when you arrive at the workshop. This will save shipping costs. $75 plus $12.95 S&H in US. Add to Cart
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Fox Maple's 30th year of teaching
Perfection & Grace.
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Intro Timber Framing
March 26-31, 2018
First Edition of
Advanced Timber Framing
At last, this long awaited book is now in stock and ready for immediate shipment.
This is a 368 page, hard cover volume that is jam packed with information about the design and construction of compound timber framed roof systems. From history to Design and Execution, Advanced
Timber Framing has it all covered.
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New Revised Edition
A Timber Framer's Workshop
This 272 pg. Revised Edition has over 150 new photos and includes updated engineering and comprehensive in-depth technical information on the joinery, design and construction of Traditional Timber Frames. Illustrated with over 500 photos and CAD drawings. Click on the book cover for more info or
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