Design Corner - Oak Frame DetailsPosted on May 15, 2015
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With every issue of our newsletter, 'The Crucks of It' we will be publishing useful details, design ideas and inspiration for use in your oak-frame building project.
Being as this is the first publication, we thought it would be a good idea to start from the ground-up, literally; to begin with we are going to look at the foundations for a post-and-beam style oak-frame.
Click the link below and you will find a pdf drawing showing the detail for a pier for an isolated (stand-alone) post.
In this case, the oak-frame sits inside the build up of the external walls. The benefit of this is increased exposure of the beautiful oak-frame on the inside of the structure, excellent energy performance, combined with ease and speed of construction,