Member Benefits

When you join the Timber Framers Guild:

You become part of the Guild community. Your world just got bigger. You can connect with timber framers all over the world and begin to collaborate in a unique, sustainable way of building. Find your kindred spirits among us, at

  • Conferences
  • Regional Meetings
  • Tours
  • Projects
  • Committee Involvement

You have access to useful information on timber framing

As part of their membership, Guild members receive

  • TIMBER FRAMING journal
  • Scantlings newsletter
  • Member rates on events and Guild store items
  • Notice of Guild projects, meetings, and other happenings
  • Weekly Guild Notes e-newsletter
  • Access to event blogs

You can develop your timber framing skills

Reading our publications, attending regional meetings, and volunteering are available to you instantly as ways to connect and learn. Other, more in-depth resources include

  • The Apprentice Training Program
  • Projects
  • Conferences and workshops
  • Tours

You have opportunities to give back

Whether a little or a lot, whether time or money, there is always an opportunity at the Guild to give back and be part of the progress.

  • Project involvement
  • Presenting at meetings and conferences
  • Writing for publications
  • Hosting a regional meeting
  • Becoming a journeyworker
  • Donating