Framing is an element of construction that refers to the fitting together of pieces of wood or metal to give a structure support and shape. This vintage book contains a complete introductory guide to the subject, offering instructions and information pertaining to the construction and installation of frames for barns, mills, warehouses, church spires, etc. This volume is highly recommended for woodworkers with an interest in framing, as well as others involved in the construction of wooden buildings and structures. Contents include: "Definitions", "Explanations of Mathematical Symbols", "Use of the Square in Obtaining Bevels", "The Square Described", "Pitch of the Roof", "Bevels of Rafter", "Balloon Frames", "The Sills", "The Studs", "The Plates", "Raising and Plumbing the Frame", "Upper Joists", "Barn Frames", "Size of Mortices", "Braces", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this classic volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on wood working.