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Re: Timber frame house design - advice

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Andy,
Do you really have that much time on your hands.  good luck.
At 11:55 AM 10/20/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>I am going to do a large home addition on my timber frame house and
>I am trying to get a good reference on calculating timber frame designs,
>such as walls, floors, dormer trusses, etc. and also typical details,
>such as nailing, connections etc.
>As my job is in the steel field, I am not familiar with latest timber 
>design aids
>and references. I really am looking forward to doing this project myself
>and would be very greatful for any pointers in the right direction.
>
>Thanking you in anticipation,
>Andy Costello
>Projects Team Leader
>C&W Fabricators, Inc.
>Tel.  (978)632 4347x66
>Fax. (978)632 2801
>E-m. acostello(--nospam--at)cwfab.com
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