Another great week and another great group of guys spent a week together learning and cutting a really nice timber frame from cypress.  New timber framers were from Georgia, Indiana, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Grand Oaks Timber Framing Workshop
April 27 - May 3, 2008

Assembling the 3 bents.  Trial fitting, drilling peg holes, making minor adjustments to the joinery.
Nice looking Bent corner!!
Never saw into the wind!  You will end up with a timber frame saw dust hairdoo!!
Assembling the 16 foot side with the top plate and wall girts.
New Grand Oaks drill hole jig, I mean fixture,
designed by a participant.
A "slick" looking timber framer!
Common rafters trial fitted into the top plates.
Beautiful day for a raising!
New group of Grand Oaks timber framers with ideas and dreams of what their own timber frames will look like.
Sign up for an Introduction to Timber Framing workshop online NOW!
Sign up for an Introduction to Timber Framing workshop online NOW!