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Timber Frame Instruction

This category consists of posts, images, and case studies of what we have learned through our experience in the wood construction field.

Raising a Small Frame

Raising timber frames is heavy stuff. Sometimes a small frame can be raised with a small crew working on “apple” power. We used this traveling frame to showcase our work. You can do the same as we. It was a great start to get into timber frame construction.

Basic Use of a Hand Sawing a Timber

It is pretty easy to do it correctly. In short, do not ever cut any lines that you can’t see with a hand saw. Its 3 Steps. Layout some practice lines on your timber (the part that is to be dropped) with your framing square and practice!

Wood: Where to Begin?

“Pet the Cat”. It is an entirely accurate analogy for wood working. If you aren’t paying attention to the grain, then you are going to find you work less pleasurable and less successful. All aspiring woodworkers, carpenters, timber framers and those that work wood should start with hand tools in …

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