VMI–TFG Project Horizon expansion and rendezvous, March 20–3123 Jan 2015
Built in 1999 by the Guild, VMI, and many others in Lexington, Va., Lisa’s House (the permanent home of Project Horizon) is expanding and Grigg Mullen Jr. is coordinating the project, workshop, and rendezvous.
Sessions set for Canada-East TFG regional meeting23 Jan 2015
Running January 30 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, the Canada-East meeting has a full slate of seven speakers—that's a lot for one day! Camaraderie will be in rich supply as well. And it's free.
Now hiring for TFG Executive Director20 Jan 2015 BRENDA BAKER
The Timber Framers Guild has been operating with an interim Executive Director. After a year of rebuilding, it is now time to return to a hale and hearty Guild, and a permanent ED is an important part of that. We are now accepting applicants for the ED position.
North-central regional meeting, in July19 Jan 2015
North House Folk School will be hosting a TFG regional meeting in Grand Marais, Minnesota, on the shores of Lake Superior, July 10–12. The gathering will be filled to overflowing with all things timber framing—workshops, storytelling, pre-gathering course offerings, and abundant wood chips.
Firm dates for Swiss tour14 Jan 2015
This just in: the final dates for the timber framing tour of Switzerland. We now know that the tour will take place May 10–12. Register now!
There's a new index to the full range of TIMBER FRAMING issues (1-114), covering October 1985 through December 2014. You can find it on the TIMBER FRAMING page, or on the TF archive.
TIMBER FRAMING 114 online26 Dec 2014
The December issue of TIMBER FRAMING is now available in the TIMBER FRAMING archive.
2015 apprentice training, in February26 Dec 2014
The TFG apprentice training program is holding its annual training and assessment February 20–22, in Ft. Collins, Colo. Topics will center on timber frame design and engineering.
TFEC timber grading course
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.
VMI workshop–project blog
See the blog on the weekend's Virginia Military Institute–TFG workshop, in Lexington, Va. Thanks to Accacia Mullen for writing it!