Roundwood Timber Framing: Building Naturally Using Local Resources

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Permanent Publications, 2010 - 159 sivua

This definitive manual marks the birth of a new vernacular for the 21st century. Over 400 color photographs and step-by-step instructions guide you through the building of anything from a garden shed to your own woodland house. This practical how to book will unquestionably be a benchmark for sustainable building using renewable local resources and evolving traditional skills to create durable, ecological, and beautiful buildings.

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Managing Woodlands for Roundwood Timber Framing
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Tree Species for Roundwood Timber Framing
17
Tools for Roundwood Timber Framing
37
Extroduction
146
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Ben Law trains apprentices and runs courses on sustainable woodland management, roundwood timber framing, coppice crafts, and permaculture design. He was a founding member of the Forest Stewardship Council. He also has worked for Oxfam as a permaculture consultant. He is the author of The Woodland Way: A Permaculture Approach to Sustainable Woodland Management and The Woodland House . He lives in West Sussex, UK. Law's woodland house has been featured on The World's Greenest Homes , a series of the Discovery Channel's Planet Green. nbsp;Ben's latest book is Roundwood Timber Framing , a full colour guide to his building techniques. His website is www.ben-law.co.uk .

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