TFG Events

Timber framing in Switzerland
May 2015

2015 Conference
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Oct 29–Nov 1

Kentville, Nova Scotia
Jan 2015

TFEC timber grading course
Heartwood School, Washington, Mass.
Apr 13–15, 2015

 other Events




Swiss tour goes live! 
1 Dec 2014

Great news—registration is open for the timber framing tour of Switzerland. This very comprehensive tour includes at least eight towns or cities and an in-depth look at the Emmenthal region.
To hold your spot, register and pay a $200 deposit. Register here.

TFEC timber grading course 
1 Dec 2014

The Timber Frame Engineering Council is holding a timber grading course in April, at Heartwood School in Washington, Mass.  Based on the success of last year's workshop (which sold out), this one will fill up fast, so if you're interested, don't delay.

Timber framing tour of Switzerland 
5 Nov 2014
Guild member David Bähler, author of articles on Bernese timber framing in Timber Framing 106 and 107 and a frequent contributor on the subject in our online forums, will lead an 11-day tour of wooden buildings in Switzerland, tentatively scheduled for the last two weeks in May.

VMI workshop–project blog 
6 Oct 2014
See the blog on the weekend's Virginia Military Institute–TFG workshop, in Lexington, Va.  Thanks to Accacia Mullen for writing it!

6th annual Southeast regional meeting, November 1 
26 Sep 2014
Plans are under way for our only TFG regional meeting this year—the 6th regional meeting to take place in the Southeast, in Rockwood Tennessee, on Saturday, November 1. This one is hosted by Sauter Timber. Thanks for stepping up, Sauter Timber staff.  Regional meetings are informal, fun, highly affordable, practical, and a small time commitment. And the Southeast is where they started.

Hancock Shaker Village timber frame workshop: some great shots 
26 Sep 2014
Our accountant pointed us to the September 26 issue of the Berkshire Eagle, which contains a couple dozen great looks at the timber framing workshop that Dave Carlon and Jack Sobon taught there in the last week or so. It's fun having an accountant who knows our interests!

VMI–TFG workshop: introductory timber framing 
1 Sep 2014

Come join Virginia Military Institute cadets October 2–5 to learn the basics of edge rule–square rule timber framing, in Lexington. VMI and the Guild will host a workshop where students lay out and cut a modified version of the Heartwood School’s woodshed.

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Sponsors of Manchester conference 

We are delighted to identify the companies who helped put on our conference in August, in Manchester, N.H. Thanks to all of you!
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 Build Community

For 25 years the Guild has delivered community-service building projects for fellow non-profits around the world. May we help you build community?  Read more

What is a Community Building Project? Watch a short, 12 minute video from the Silver Park Pavilions Project.

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