Heartwood School

Resources


Timber Framers Guild
Workshops, publications, and events make this the most comprehensive source of information available on the timber framing craft. Excellent quarterly journal, monthly newsletter for members and regular conferences across the country. Membership open to all. www.tfguild.org

Fine Homebuilding
High-quality magazine (geared toward the craftsperson) focusing on all aspects of custom home construction. Its parent company, Taunton Press, publishes many related books and periodicals. www.taunton.com

Timber Home Living
Quarterly consumer publication listing many timber frame companies and a good guide to buying a timber framed home. www.timberframehomes.com

A Pattern Language
The official website of Christopher Alexander, author of A Pattern Language, a book and tool that has inspired and influenced us and makes good design more accessible. www.patternlanguage.com

The Forestry Forum
Numerous discussion groups on topics that deal with "big wood": logging, milling, trees, timber framing and much more. A great place to get your questions answered. www.forestryforum.com

This is Carpentry
Blogs and online articles by some of the best carpenters and woodworkers in the business. Challenging topics with skills that are getting harder to find in the trade these days. www.thisiscarpentry.com

Dreamaway Lodge
After a long day of building and learning, this is our favorite local spot to unwind, eat, drink and be merry—and hear some great music. Our version of "Cheers" in the hilltowns. www.thedreamawaylodge.com

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