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dagger])([dagger]) Professor Ted Cavanagh of Dalhousie University argues that balloon framing was not invented by George Washington Snow or Augustine Taylor as Chicagoans tell it, but that its origins are distinctly French.
When nails became more easily available and circular saws were developed to cut smaller dimension lumber more efficiently, timber framing fell by the wayside to be replaced by the studded walls of balloon framing.
And in the area of architecture, we are confronted with terms like flying buttress, balloon framing and ziggurat.