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Outdoor Structures Australia’s Timber Design Guides

Priced from AUD$22.00 each (plus freight* for hard-copies), these informative and well presented professional Timber Guides are available for purchase from Outdoor Structures. Please include your name, company and postal details in an email indicating which Timber Design guide(s) you require. Note: The entire set of the Professional Timber Guides is available for AUS$365.

Timber Preservation Guide

Outdoor Structures' Timber Preservation Guide This informative guide explains the place of preservation in good timber design in the context of Natural Durability and preservative safety, standards and effectiveness in various weathered timber applications.

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Four easy ways to purchase the Timber Preservation Guide.

Using a Credit Card:

  1. As a Amazon Kindle eBook for US$33.00
  2. As a Amazon Paperback for US$33.00 + postage from US.
  3. Not a member of Amazon? Purchase from Createspace Estore for US$33.00 + postage from US.

Direct Deposit:

  1. Paperback posted from Australia for quicker delivery $37.50 + $10.00 Express Postage (within Australia). Email edgarstubbersfield@gmail.com or call 07 5462 5532 and we will advise payment details.

Timber Footbridges   NEW!

Outdoor Structures Australia “Timber Footbridge”

My light footbridge manual deals with what has to be built but gives little information on how to actually do it. My Timber Footbridge Guide deals primarily with how to design a timber footbridge that avoids the common causes of premature degrade. This guide contains over 140 images which illustrate every aspect of timber bridge design. The guide also contains information on calling tenders and how to asses the suitability of a footbridge.

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Price: AUD$50.00

Architectural Timber Battens   NEW!

Outdoor Structures Australia “Architectural Timber Battens”

Timber battens are becoming increasingly popular on architectural projects arround the country. They can be used with stunning effect and allow the designer to play with light as no other material can. But, if done badly, they can also be a maintenance nightmare. This book explores best practice in design, specification, detailing and finishing. Architectural Timber Battens concludes with a number of stunning case histories that will encourage you to use timber battens also.

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Price: AUD$44.00

Grading Hardwood - Understanding AS2082

Outdoor Structures' Grading Hardwood - Understanding AS2082

If an engineer specified black steel so badly rusted that it only had 40% of its strength remaining and expected it to be durable when used in a coastal environment we would think that strange. Yet this is exactly what is being done with hardwood. This informative hardwood timber guide explains what the F ratings actually mean and reinforces the need to highly qualify your specification when using AS2082.

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Price: AUD$33.00

Seven ‘deadly sins’ of external timber design

Outdoor Structures’ Seven ‘deadly sins’ of external timber design The Seven 'deadly sins' of external timber design

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Price: AUD$22.00

Deck & Boardwalk Design Essentials
Pending publication

Outdoor Structures' Deck & Boardwalk Design Essentials The 'why' and 'how' of designing decks and boardwalks for safety and durability. This guide includes countless deck design and construction tips, advice and common, but potentially very costly, mistakes to avoid.

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Price: AUD$33.00

Construction Guide
for Boardwalk Built on Bearers

Outdoor Structures' Construction Guide for Boardwalk Built on Bearers A companion document to the Boardwalk Design Guide, this manual outlines best construction practice for a timber boardwalk built on piles/posts and using bearers.

When designing a boardwalks using Outdoor Structures' system it is important to specify “Built in accordance with Outdoor Structures boardwalk construction guide”.

This is a reference by which to determine whether a structure has been built in a workmanlike manner.

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Price: AUD$22.00

Construction Guide
for Boardwalk Built on Bedlogs

Outdoor Structures' Construction Guide for Boardwalk Built on Bedlogs Also a companion document to the Boardwalk Design Guide, this manual outlines best construction practice for a boardwalk built on bedlogs.

When designing a bedlog boardwalks using Outdoor Structures system it is important to specify “Built in accordance with Outdoor Structures boardwalk construction guide”.

This is a reference by which to determine whether a structure has been built in a workmanlike manner. If there is any doubt if there is any need for this document look at the Feb 2012 newsletter under “Specifications Should Mean Something.”

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Price: AUD$22.00

Commercial Timber Barrier Guide
Advanced draft

Outdoor Structures Commercial Timber Barrier Guide Outdoor Structures has prepared an extensive new publication “Commercial Barrier Guide”. Overflowing with information, engineering and designs, together with many years of distilled experience, this 34 page guide is now available as an advanced draft.

In releasing this draft document Outdoor Structures is seeking feedback from industry participants. Please contact Ted Stubbersfield via an email or phone 07 5462 5532 (during office hours) with your feedback. Also see Commercial Timber Handrails (Barriers) »

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Price: AUD$22.00

LifePlus® Timber Decking Guide

Outdoor Structures “LifePlus® Timber Decking Guide This is an information-filled 24 page guide to the properties of LifePlus® Timber Decking & The LifePlus® Timber Decking System.

The contents cover the critical steps in constructing and maintaining your timber deck: Concept Stage, Design Stage, Prior To Construction, Construction Stage, Care Of Your Deck, Safety.

For further information also see LifePlus® Timber Decking »

 

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Price: AUD$22.00

 

Timber Bollards for Traffic Control

Outdoor Structures “Timber Bollard Guide The Timber Bollards Design Guide has over 25 pages full of information covering the place of bollards in landscape design, Outdoor Structures bollard ranges including posts and bollard caps, the Installation of bollards, treatment of timber and the maintenance of exterior timber. Note: When printing this document the “Duplex” option (double-sided) will produce the best results. Also see Timber Landscape range

This guide is available in either soft- or hard-copy format.

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Price: AUD$22.00

Timber Boardwalk Design Guide

Outdoor Structures “Timber Boardwalk Design Guide The Timber Boardwalks Design Guide is a 40 page step by step instruction booklet with practical instruction and information on issues such as hazards, connectors, types of boardwalk to fit the local environment, and much more…

Now incorporates engineering instruction and information on issues such as hazards, connectors, types of boardwalk to fit the local environment.

This guide is available in either soft- or hard-copy format.

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Price: AUD$22.00

 

 

Timber Selection Guide for Deckwood

Outdoor Structures Deckwood Selection Guide This 12 page Deckwood Selection Guide (Revision 3a) covers deckwood profile and specifications, span loadings, fixings, timber finishes, and maintenance as well as engineering data.

 

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Price: AUD$22.00

Light Timber Bridge Manual

Outdoor Structures Light Bridge Manual This stunningly presented 22 page manual provides invaluable information covering; bridge structures & types, bridging, forces and load distribution, stiffness, hydraulics, design process, location, site survey, geotechnical investigation, covered timber bridges and much more! Revision 1.a.

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Price: AUD$22.00

 

 

Note: The entire set of the Professional Timber Guides is available for AUS$365.

Note:
All these guides are available as 'soft-copy', except where hard-copies* are indicated.
Please include your name, company and postal details in an email indicating which Timber Design guide(s) you require.

* Hardcopy Freight: Hardcopy freight is $10.00 by Fastway Couriers in all regions they service.

For additional information, also see:

sales@outdoorstructures.com.au
Phone: 07 3277 1988
Phone: 1300 762 443
PO Box 79 Salisbury, 4107

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