TFG Events

Timber framing in Switzerland
May 4–14

Traditional Timberframe Research and Advisory Group (TTRAG) 2015
Peddlers Village
Bucks County, Pa.
Apr 17–19

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

Squamish, B.C.
May 23
Mack Magee

Grand Marais, Minn.
Jul 10–12

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

 other Events




Northwest regional meeting in May!
24 Apr 2015

This just in—a Pacific Northwest regional meeting will take place May 23 in Squamish, B.C., at the Fraserwood shop.
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Welcome, new executive director
The TFG board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Arvin as our new Executive Director. Jeff’s experience, intelligence, knowledge, talents, skills, and keen sense of humor will make him a great match for the Guild.

Jeff, with wife Carol.

A native Hoosier and former educator, Jeff honed his timber framing skills at Riverbend Timber Framing, in Blissfield, Mich., in the shop and then teaching and managing workshops before starting and running Cascade Joinery in Bellingham, Wash., for 20 years. He was an early member of the Guild board and served as president for two years of his board tenure. He was a founder of the Business Council and its first board chair. He has been involved in many aspects of timber framing and the Guild. 
Welcome aboard, Jeff!

Project Horizon as it happens
25 Mar 2015

TFG editor Accacia Mullen has making frequent posts to the blog for the Virginia Military Institute–TFG project in Lexington, Virginia: an addition onto the Project Horizon house.  The project will continue for another week.  
Read the blog.
Read about the project plans.

Canada-East regional meeting: report
4 Mar 2015
On January 30, more than 80 builders, students, engineers, architects, and designers met for a day of timber framing. Mark Gillis organized the meeting, where participants enjoyed new and revived connections, and a new batch of builders was introduced to timber framing.

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