TFG Events

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

Grand Marais, Minn.
Jul 10–12

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

 other Events




2015 TTRAG meeting in Bucks County
The 2015 Traditional Timberframe Research and Advisory Group (TTRAG) symposium will be held April 17–19 in the village of Lahaska in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. While southeastern Pennsylvania has become synonymous among timber framers with German and Swiss building techniques in the New World, this symposium will focus on the lesser-known attributes of the architecture of some of Pennsylvania's earliest European settlers: the Quakers.  

Adaptive re-use in action
Santa Cruz Timber Frames and the UC Santa Cruz are about to raise a repurposed barn on the UC Santa Cruz campus, in the Cowell Lime works, to be part of UCSC's sustainable agriculture program. The raising will happen March 20–21, and you're welcome to take part! If you're interested,  reach Bill Hurley at Dos Osos Timberworks, 805/528-8402.

Check the ATP blog
23 Feb 2015
The 2015 apprentice training-assessment is well-reported in the apprenticeship blog. Be sure to take a look.

VMI–TFG Project Horizon expansion and rendezvous, March 20–31

23 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.

Now hiring for TFG Executive Director
20 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 July 
19 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 g
athering will be filled to overflowing with all things timber framing—workshops, storytelling, pre-gathering course offerings, and abundant wood chips.  

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