Advanced Timber Framing Book

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Advanced Timber Framing Book

Advanced Timber Framing

Chappell Universal Square is proud to announce the release of Advanced Timber Framing, by Steve Chappell.

This hard cover First Edition has 368 pages and over 900 four color photos, along with hundreds of drawings and illustrations detailing an enormous variety of specific joinery details.

Starting with a comprehensive history of medieval hip and valley roof systems, to detailed descriptions about how to design even the most intricate compound joinery detail, Advanced Timber Framing opens a broad doorway to both the professional builder and novice alike to expand their creativity.

Chappell presents a complete and comprehensive geometric and mathematical system in this work. One that can be used to design virtually any conceivable arrangement of complex structural members that one may ever face.

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Chappell Universal Square & Rule is a Brownfield, Maine based company that provides high quality framing squares and other marking tools to builder’s & craftsman of all sorts. Since 2010, Chappell Universal Square & Rule has consistently provided builders and craftsman with the high quality information rich tools they need to get the job done confidently and correctly.  Chappell Universal Square & Rule is a family owned company.  For more information on Chappell Universal Square & Rule, please call (207) 935-3720 or visit

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