See how wood has shaped traditional architecture around the world from log building to frame construction. A panorama of more than 400 color images shows the different construction styles used in 14 European countries. View the Church of the Transfiguration in Russia, the Village Museum in Romania, and the Sanok Ethnographic Park in Poland. Learn the format of wood construction used. A bonus aDIY' chapter demonstrates carpentry techniques of the Old World and step-by-step directions for hewing, cutting the notches, and creating overlapping joints. A good resource for wood lovers, contractors, landscapers, architects, and designers.
David Campbell received his doctorate in history from the University of Calgary, specializing in military history. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and teaches history at Mount Saint Vincent University and Saint Mary's University.