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Lee Valley The Craft of Log Building

Product Code: 49L07-03

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  • An outstanding 328 page book on log building.
  • More than 500 photos.
  • All stages of construction are covered.

A definitive look at building with logs. Originally published in Germany, this 328 page book contains more than 500 photos and covers everything that from the properties of wood, felling methods all the way to decorative moulded contouring. While this books talks about log building, the techniques are transferrable to other building and furniture construction.

Detailed chapters cover foundations and sills, log walls, cornerwork and partition wall joinery (including intricate notching techniques), roof framing and more. Additionally, this book also includes sections on subjects such as pegging and dowelling, sod roofing, thatching, shingling and shingle making, floor and ceiling construction, cantilevered features and decorative moulded contouring.

The exceptional draftsmanship is one of the most striking features of the work, revealing intricacies of both constructional detail and frequently complex joinery, often in cutaway views.

Brand Lee Valley