Notches of All Kinds

Notches of All Kinds

A Book of Timber Joinery

Book - 1983
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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.

Publisher: Prince George, B.C. : Log House Pub., 1983
ISBN: 9780920270240
0920270247
Branch Call Number: ARCH REF 694.6 Mac 3558
Characteristics: 92 p. :,ill., plans ;,28 cm

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