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From: TanerJ(--nospam--at)aol.com <TanerJ(--nospam--at)aol.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Monday, February 22, 1999 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: History of conventional wood framing- update


>How is the term "balloon framing" derived?
>
>Jeff Taner


Compared to earlier methods they were as "light as a balloon".

Also, at the time balloons were high-tech and magical.

Gary M. Wheeler, AIA, Architect
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