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Acceptable Standards of Construction - Class 1 & Class 10 Buildings Print E-mail

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Acceptable Standards of Construction Committee (NSW) Incorporated

2016-2017 edition now in stock.

A handbook (previously known as Acceptable Standards of Domestic Construction) to be used as a reference or guide for builders, owners, financial providers, owner builders, students or any other person or institution wishing to determine what standard of quality is reasonable in domestic construction. This edition has been developed to describe standards of domestic construction acceptable to the Lending or other authorities. The 2016-2017 edition includes updated span tables for MGP timber grades.

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Acceptable Standards of Medium Density Housing Construction Print E-mail

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2010

Developed over a number of years with input from all sectors of the industry including the NSW Department of Housing and the Office of Fair Trading, this handbook is a guide for the design and construction of conventional medium density housing, up to three storey walk-up apartments.

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AS1684 Residential Timber Framed Construction Part 1 - Design Criteria Print E-mail

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Standards Australia

1999 (*Special Order - Item not kept in stock)

Hardcopy: $147.03

Volume discounts apply for 5-14 and >15 copies

This Standard spells out the basis for the calculation of timber sizes and forces to be resisted by tie-down and bracing. Design Criteria provides a standard reference for engineers and manufacturers to produce design solutions compatible with AS 1684. 

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AS1684 Residential Timber Framed Construction Part 2 - Non Cyclonic Areas Print E-mail

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Standards Australia

2010

Hardcopy: $123.50

Loose-leaf in Binder: $123.50

P&H: $25.00 (1-4 copies)

Volume discounts apply for 5-14 and >15 copies

This Standard covers design requirements and construction details for the four non-cyclonic design wind classifications N1, N2, N3 and N4.

Revised span tables for all of these wind classifications and 15 selected timber stress grades (including MGP and F grades) are included on CD in this Standard.

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AS1684 Residential Timber Framed Construction Part 3 - Cyclonic Areas Print E-mail

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Standards Australia

2010

Hardcopy: $123.50

Loose-leaf in Binder: $123.50

P&H: $25.00 (1-4 copies)

Volume discounts apply for 5-14 and >15 copies

This Standard covers design requirements and construction details for the three cyclonic design wind classifications C1, C2 and C3.

Revised span tables for all of these wind classifications and 15 selected timber stress grades (including MGP and F grades) are included on CD in this Standard.

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AS1684 Residential Timber Framed Construction Part 4 - Simplified/Non-Cyclonic Print E-mail

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Standards Australia

2010

Hardcopy: $103.72

Loose-leaf in Binder: $103.72

P&H: $25.00 (1-4 copies)

Volume discounts apply for 5-14 and >15 copies

This Standard covers design requirements and construction details for the three cyclonic design wind classifications C1, C2 and C3.

For easy specification this Standard provides simpler design procedures to those contained in Part 2 for N1/N2 wind classifications. It provides simplified design procedures for timber span solutions, bracing and tie-down. In some situations it will provide more conservative solutions than those derived from Part 2.

Revised printed span tables for 10 selected timber stress grades are included in this Standard.

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Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual Print E-mail

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Allan Staines

2008 (6th Edition, Revised)

A valuable book for any professional or DIY builder wanting to design or build a timber deck or pergola. The book provides advice on selection of the most suitable types of timber and the appropriate size to use.

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The Australian House Building Manual Print E-mail

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Allan Staines

(8th edition)

A step by step guide to house building. Written for Builders, Apprentices, Owner Builders, Building Designers and Teachers.

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The Australian Renovators Manual Print E-mail

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Allan Staines

(7th edition)

This book is specifically designed to deal with problems confronted when renovating or altering an existing dwelling. It also shows step-by-step how to accomplish popular renovation projects. It solves problems such as rising damp, floor and wall cracking, rot in members, small kitchens and bathrooms, leaking shower recesses, and termites. It also describes how to support the roof when making openings in walls.

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The Owner Builder & Renovator Manual Print E-mail

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Allan Staines

(8th Edition, Enlarged)

A step by step guide to building or extending your own home. The book covers all aspects of building including design, planning, managing, estimating and the practical aspects of home building.

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The Roof Building Manual Print E-mail

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Allan Staines

(5th edition)

This publication explains in clear detail and step by step format, how to cut out and pitch a roof. A great text book for apprentices.

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Wood in Australia Print E-mail

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Keith R Bootle

2005 (2nd edition)

The bible of Australian and some imported timbers comprehensive descriptions of all species, their suitability for applications and other detailed information. 440 pages of essential reference material not found in other publications.

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