Wood Framing Portable Handbook
Take all the answers to wood framing questions to your job sites.
Featuring a compact format, Wood Framing Portable Handbook, by registered building inspector Jonathan F. Hutchings, is the perfect, easy-to-carry, on-the-job tool. With it in hand, you'll avoid errors and code violations and benefit from time-saving tips and money-saving techniques.
Quick access to charts, tables, and equations provides reliable on-site guidance. Plus you even have space to input your own notes and checklists.
Packed with detailed illustrations, it contains everything builders need to know about: balloon and platform framing; framing fasteners; structural diaphragms; joists, girders, and pintles; frame to foundation connection; adhesives; wind and earthquake loads; fire resistant framing; load bearing exterior walls; stud partition wall; prefabricated framing assemblies; grade marks; span ratings; glulams; curved panels; roof truss erection loads; bridging and bracing; connectors and holdowns; and hundreds more wood framing considerations.