Scandinavian Guild Organizing Event

Conference to be held February 3-4 in the Swedish town of Mariestad to gather individuals interested in establishing a Scandinavian timber framing guild. Presentations will be made addressing the current status of timber framing in Scandinavia and the world. Guests will be coming from the United States, Germany, and Norway; Will Beemer (US) from the Timber Framers Guild will be in attendance as well as Peter McCurdy (UK).

Participants will have the opportunity to partake in a TFG-style workshop, assembling a frame and raising it based on designs and drawings presented. The purpose of this conference is also to establish a Scandinavian guild, which will begin pursuing its mission to advance and honor timber framing in Scandinavia. 

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