Scantlings 206 (February 2017)
The view from here. Faith & framing in America. Big sticks for a railcar shelter in western Canada. At the annual conference, the whole is always greater. Join the Guild Conference - make it "TFG Week." Attend the TFEC Symposium. Thanks to VPs. 2017 TTRAG Conference in MA. Events. Notices.
1.97 MB. Published on Feb 15, 2017.
Scantlings 205 (Jan 2017)
The view from here. Madison call for presenters. Erratum. TFEC Symposium in Madison features FPL tour. TFEC Symposium program. Fare well, Sue! November TTRAG meeting in Connecticut. TTRAG 2017 conference in March. Timber frames cut by the sun. Visionary Partners. "Our stories" - tools and tool boxes. Events. Notices. Welcome to new and returning board members.
3.7 MB. Published on Dec 30, 2016.
Scantlings 204 (Nov-Dec 2016)
The view from here. TFEC symposium, May 2017. Building a 1611 church. Visionary partners. Our stories: craft. Scantlings news. Events. Notices. Habitat for Humanity houses, then and now. Our advertisers. Member news. Your vote counts, really!
3.6 MB. Published on Nov 26, 2016.
Scantlings 203 (October 2016)
The View from Here. Upcoming Election Cycle. Welcome Allison. Saratoga Conference: Thanks to Supporters; Speaker Kevin Ireton; Axe Throwing Trials. Community Building Project: Schuylerville in Action. Our Stories. Events. Notices.
2.14 MB. Published on Oct 25, 2016.
Scantlings 202 (August 2016)
The View From Here. Guild News. 2016 TFG Conference Schedule. Our Stories. Featured TFG Member Project. Timberwolf Tools Takes to the Road. Apprentice Log. VMI project. Events. Notices
15.22 MB. Published on Aug 1, 2016.
Scantlings 201 (July 2016)
Director’s corner. Guild news. A farewell and a welcome. TFG annual conference snapshot. Community building project. Sculpture walk. Featured TFG member project. Apprentice log. Our advertisers. Events. Notices.
15.13 MB. Published on Jun 24, 2016.
Scantlings 200 May 2016
In this issue: September Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY. Four Perspectives on Community Building Projects. In Memoriam: Emmett Greenleaf. From the Engineering Council. Eco-Logic. Tell Me a Story! Events. Notices.
3.61 MB. Published on May 2, 2016.
Scantlings 199 (Jan 2016)
4.42 MB. Published on Feb 5, 2016.
Scantlings 198 (Nov–Dec 2015)
Crane raised at Maine regional meeting. Regional meetings: well worth planning effort. EcoLogic: New building and restoration work make built environment "right." Low-tech marketing pays off for a small company. Apprentice Log: Assessment at Cascade Joinery in February.
4.36 MB. Published on Dec 1, 2015.
Scantlings 197 (Oct 2015)
30th annual TFG conference. Letters: EcoLogic rainwater discussion. Workshop at James Madison's Montpelier. In memory: Roland Sweet. EcoLogic: Sustainable marketing—the basics of search engine optimization. Laid-back family affair at Frame. In memory: Robert A. "Spike" Baker. Union membership for timber frame carpenters? TFG new website includes search engine optimization. Coeur d'Alene conference schedule.
5.69 MB. Published on Oct 1, 2015.
Scantlings 196 (Aug–Sep 2015)
Conference preview: what are we doing? New, re-elected directors. Lightning concludes rendezvous–raising at Trillium Dell. Company membership and visionary partners help rebuild the Guild. EcoLogic: Convenient disconnect: throwing the baby out with the bathwater. visit Pownalborough jail, Vaughan Homestead at NE regional meeting. Apprentice Log: Reflections from a repeat host of annual assessment. Carpenters Fellowship conference, Wales, August.
4.43 MB. Published on Aug 1, 2015.
Scantlings 195 (Jul 2015)
Pemberton barn: one-year checkup. Please vote. Letter: Village of Pemberton thanks Guild. Staff changes, new address at ILBA. Michigan community building project in August. Northwest regional meeting, Squamish, B.C. Norwegian, Australian among new, renewing members. Return to Istanbul. Spring timber grading course. President's thank you. Guild members help restore African house. Guild members help with Colonial Williamsburg raising. Framespotting in Switzerland. Apprentice Log: Host wanted for ATP training. PechaKucha comes to 2015 TFG conference. New timber frame program at Maine community college.
5.84 MB. Published on Jul 1, 2015.
Scantlings 194 (May–Jun 2015)
Help plan Guild's 30th birthday party. Bylaws changes pass in merger vote. Passing the baton. Using teamwork, students raise barns. Hello from our new ED. Progress on Santa Cruz barn. Leadership transition in PH expansion project. Bucks County barns, history, culture at TTRAG symposium. Apprentice Log: ATP wants you. CeoLogic: Tight building construction: opportunity or liability?
4.44 MB. Published on May 1, 2015.
Scantlings 193 (Apr 2015)
Financial report: turnaround year for the Guild. Call for conference presentations. Combination vote approaches. 2014 financial report. Ambassador bags help you promote the Guild. Jeff Arvin new Guild executive director. Apprentice Log: Apprentice training in Ft. Collins. EcoLogic: Convenient disconnect: judging building performance, part II. Sign up for TTRAG conference. Member News: Fire Tower welcomes Dick Schmidt.
3.3 MB. Published on Apr 1, 2015.
Scantlings 192 (Feb–Mar 2015)
TTRAG meeting in Bucks County. Board of directors changes. Adaptive re-use in action. Rendezvous, workshop in March, for Lisa's House. North-central regional gathering in July. "He and I are both out." Modern, historical explored at Canada-East gathering. New log building school to open in mid-Wales. Apprentice Log: Apprentice training in Ft. Collins. EcoLogic: Convenient disconnect judging building performance. Swiss tour in May.
3.34 MB. Published on Feb 1, 2015.
Scantlings 191 (Jan 2015)
TTRAG members meet in early November. Small library a scale model of timber frame pavilion. Financial look at 2014. Canada-East regional meeting. Apprentice Log: My path to apprenticeship, Project Horizon planning timber frame addition. EcoLogic: The green building movement. A playful tribute. SE regional meeting: new Hundegger, CLT, ASSY screws.
3.58 MB. Published on Jan 1, 2015.
Scantlings 190 (Nov–Dec 2014)
Timber framing tour of Switzerland next May. Update on director elections. Reorganization update, executive director search. Apprentice Log: Assessment and training. Kezurou-Kai in Brooklyn. Welcome, new members. Timber grading course: April 2015. Canada-East regional meeting. Lexington timber framing workshop: a lot was learned.
3.99 MB. Published on Nov 1, 2014.
Scantlings 189 (Oct 2014)
Bits of the Manchester conference. 2014 TTRAG tour. Member News: Born. Auction thank-you. Donald G. Carpentier, 1951–2014: in memory. Three days in Creuse: the start of something new. Apprentice Log: Notes from the chair.
2.39 MB. Published on Oct 1, 2014.
Scantlings 188 (Aug–Sep 2014)
Geometric design intensive with Laurie Smith. Accacia Mullen: new contributing editor. Leading the Guild. Thanks, Manchester conference sponsors! Apprentice Log. Show your work. EcoLogic: Convenient disconnect: in sustainability, the environment is not the whole story. Naiku: the main shrine.
2.37 MB. Published on Aug 1, 2014.
Scantlings 187 (Jul 2014)
2014 conference update. Shear testing in Manchester. Letters: American barn stories, seeking timber engineering work and mentor. A "joint" event (Penn State Ag Progress Days). Richard W. Babcock: in memory. About the Barns at Wolf Trap. Welcome, new members. EcoLogic: the freight train.
2.8 MB. Published on Jul 1, 2014.