Timber Frames for Outdoor Spaces

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Spring fever is real, folks. So let’s start thinking about ways to enhance our outdoor spaces. You can add living space to your home with a sunroom or porch, or erect a separate structure, such as a pavilion, pergola, or … Continued

Future Timber Framers

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Any time we have the opportunity to educate kids about timber framing and woodworking we’re in! Stephen visited a local elementary school and the thank you notes made it all worthwhile. The kids were interested and excited, while worrying that … Continued

Timber Framed Island Pavilion

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We were pretty excited to get a call from the Norwalk Seaport Association about cutting and raising a timber framed island pavilion for them. Sheffield Island (Norwalk), Connecticut is home to a retired lighthouse that is listed on the National … Continued

Marriage Marks

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Marriage marks were used in timber frame construction as reference points, to identify pieces that fit together in the frame or for the positioning of peg holes. Most commonly used in the 18oos and earlier, marks were etched into the … Continued

Pine Mountain State Park Timber Frame Pavilion

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Preserving historic structures is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a timber framer. So,we were thrilled to be contacted about rebuilding the Pine Mountain State Park timber frame pavilion in Kentucky. The park opened in 1924 as Kentucky’s … Continued

TFG Community Building Project

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Photos by Daniel Girard The Timber Framers Guild (TFG) is dedicated to promoting, supporting and advancing the craft of timber framing through education, research, and programs. TFG Community Building projects are one of the ways the Guild accomplishes these goals. The … Continued