The Hidden Trace Farm Community Building Workshop will start on Saturday, October 31, in Franklin, Tennessee, southwest of Nashville.
Hidden Trace Farm is a place where communities at risk in the greater Nashville area can come for a variety of activities, including recreation and fundraising. Serving Nashville youth, battered women’s shelters, and veterans groups, among others, the farm is being developed further for these purposes as well as to support learning about the history of the area.
The sports pavilion at Hidden Trace has been designed by Joe Miller of Fire Tower Engineered Timber. It measures 78-½ feet drip line to drip line, is 111 feet long and 28 feet tall. The eight-bent frame design, comprised of over 470 southern pine timbers and glulams (for the 42-foot rafters) and over 30,000 board feet.
We anticipate that the fabrication will require no more than 10 days, and the crane raising will require two days. George Morrison of Morrison Building Company and Kyle Murphy of Falling Acorn Timber Frames will be leading the workshop, and we’ll be looking for up to 7 more instructors. If you are interested to be part of the lead team on this workshop, please contact Mack, George, or Kyle by email sending your statement of interest and qualification.
Register now as a volunteer!