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Light timber framing

Light timber framing

The most common method of building New Zealand houses has been light timber framing. The technique forms the walls, floor and roof of many houses.

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Jeremy Salmond, 'Building materials - Early houses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Jeremy Salmond, published 11 Mar 2010