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Introduction to timber frame construction

Wood Information Sheet 0-3

Introduction to timber frame construction

Document Status

Current

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Core Supplement

Series

Wood Information Sheet

Abstract

Highlights the benefits of using timber frame construction and discusses various methods of construction, external and internal walls, party walls, other structural elements, services and preservative treatment.

History

April 2016 edition, with minor corrections. Supersedes the August 2012 edition. First published 2003; revised 2006 and 2012.

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Publisher History

TRADA Technology is an independent consultancy company and prior to 1994 was wholly owned by TRADA. It is now a member of the BM TRADA Group of companies and is the appointed provider for research and information programmes and for the administration of its member services. Providing a wide range of commercial and training services to TRADA members and to the timber and construction industries. Key publications include a wide range of Wood Information Sheets for specifiers, Span tables, Eurocode 5 guidance, Construction briefings and technical manuals on timber frame, cladding, decking, green oak, high performance windows, flooring installation and timber in refurbishment.


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NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.

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