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Heavy Timber Construction

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Heavy Timber Construction

Publisher: AWC
Number of pages: 24

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Heavy timber construction is one of the oldest types of buildings used in the development of this country. Its superior performance has been demonstrated in thousands of buildings during the past hundred and fifty years, many of which are still in satisfactory use. This publication defines the minimum requirements for heavy timber construction, and provides illustrations of good construction details. These are recommended to the architect and builder as a guide in developing a safe and economical form of construction.

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