Recording Timber-Framed Buildings: An illustrated Glossary
NW Alcock, MW Barley, PW Dixon and RA Meeson
An excellent Glossary of terms and three dimensions drawings of some English frames and styles
Historic American Joinery
A Graphic Guide
This book illustrates the joints on American traditional timber-framed buildings of the past, showing common examples with variations as well as a few interesting regional deviations. This is an excellent reference for designing and building a timber frame.
English Historic Carpentry
Cecil A. Hewit
A summary of the development of heavy timber construction in England from 449 to 1890. This book contains thorough timber drawings of some of the historically significant heavy timber buildings of England. There is a Glossary of terms and detail drawings of some of the joinery.
Timber Frame Joinery and Design Workbook
The Timber Framers Guild of North America
This is a series of articles and discussions covering some engineering areas including truss design and peg strength and touching on complex joinery including hip and valley framing. This is a valuable recourse for architects, engineers, and builders.
Timber Frame Houses
Fine Homebuilding Timber Frame Houses
This book is made from articles published in Fine Homebuilding. It is a well put together book with good photos and clear descriptions of different approaches and techniques in Timber Frame construction.
Timber Frame Plan Book
Michael Morris and Dick Pirozzolo
This book does not feature traditional timber framing, but it does offer some examples and ideas for house plans.
Build a Classic Timber Frame House
A terrific guide for learning the traditional craft.
The Timber Frame Home
A well illustrated book that walks the reader through all the elements to consider when building a timber frame home.
Timber Framers Guild: Many useful timber framing resources.
Algonquin College: Home of the heritage trades institute in Perth, Ontario, Canada.
Fox Maple School: School of traditional and natural building and home of Joiners Quarterly.
Summer Beam Books: A great supplier of timber framing and related reading material.
The Barn Journal: A group dedicated to the interest and preservation of antique barns.