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Notches of all Kinds: A Book of Timber Joinery by Allan Mackie  RSS feed

 
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Publisher: Firefly Books (March 1, 1997)

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" A traditional log structure was held together by gravity. Logs were carefully cut to length, and notched at the joining points to ensure a very tight fit, great stability, and weather-tightness. The notches were also beautiful and functional as the dovetails of a master cabinet-maker.
Here, Allan Mackie shows a complete selection of notches for corner joinery, roof beams and trusses and lateral grooves (for seating a stacked log firmly along the length of another wall log; and timber framing techniques). Clear instructions and profuse illustrations and drawings make this a completely detailed manual for the log builder. "

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This is awesome, thank you!
 
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Rob Irish wrote:This is awesome, thank you!



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