Ebooks may be easier to access than printed books while on the move or on site. The text and illustrations will reflow to fit your screen size so this format is a good solution for tablets and mobile phones.The following books are now available in ebook format (.epub files):

*NEW* Structural timber elements: a pre-scheme design guide

 Structural timber elements: a pre-scheme design guide

Cover image thumbnail Timber frame construction

Cover image thumbnail External timber cladding

Cover image thumbnail Innovative timber in construction

Cover image thumbnail Low energy timber frame buildings

Cover image thumbnail External solar shading with wood

Cover image thumbnail Off-site and modern methods of timber construction

Cover image thumbnail Concise illustrated guide to timber connections

NEW! Getting started with: Quality management systems and ISO 9001:2015

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Cover image thumbnail Getting started with: Specifying the performance of doors

Cover image thumbnail Getting started with Chain of custody project certification

Cover image thumbnail Getting started with Chain of custody certification for forest products, 2nd edn

Cover image thumbnail Getting started with Fire protection: understanding your responsibilities under the Fire Safety Order (RRFSO)

Cover image thumbnail Best practice guide to: Timber in high-specification buildings

If you want to view ebooks on a laptop you may need to download Adobe Digital Editions free of charge.

More about ebook file formats and how to access them


We have a series of "vintage" wallcharts available on request from bookshop@bmtrada.com. These are on the following topics:

Humidity and EMC
Moisture content
How a tree grows
Timber structure
Timber drying


Regular training events on aspects of timber and wood in construction are held throughout the year by BM TRADA and TRADA.


New ideas for the bookshop?

As prolific publishers of information for construction professionals, we are always interested in new ideas for relevant publications, which may fill a gap in the market or highlight an emerging topic. We welcome all your suggestions and feedback on books and other publications featured in the Bookshop. Please contact us via bookshop@bmtrada.com