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Roundwood Timber Framing: Building Naturally Using Local Resources

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This definitive manual marks the birth of a new vernacular for the 21st century. Over 400 color photographs and step-by-step instructions guide you through the building of anything from a garden shed to your own woodland house. This practical how to book will unquestionably be a benchmark for sustainable building using renewable local resources and evolving traditional skills to create durable, ecological, and beautiful buildings.

159 pages, Hardcover

First published November 11, 2010

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Ben Law

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Ben Law lives and works at Prickly Nut Woods in West Sussex, where apart from making a living from coppicing he trains apprentices and runs courses on sustainable woodland management, ecobuilding and permaculture design.

He is author of The Woodland Way, a permaculture approach to sustainable woodland management and The Woodland House, which charts the building of his unique cruck framed home in the woods. The building of his house was filmed for Channel 4's 'Grand Designs' programme and proved to be the most popular program of the series. Ben now runs occasional open days in response to the popular demand.

Ben's third book The Woodland Year, was published on September the 12th 2008.

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