Scantlings 228 (October 2021)Scantlings 228 (October 2021)
NOTE: WE RECOMMEND READING IN 2-PAGE VIEW. RETROSPECTIVE ISSUE. President’s message: Building a better future. From the Acting Executive Director. Community Building Workshops Program. A lifetime of achievement. Heartwood School. Apprenticeship Training Program. Our community: Member stories. TFGLive! Timber Frame Engineering Council. TFG Companies.
10.53 MB. Published on Oct 8, 2021.

Scantlings 227 (August 2020)Scantlings 227 (August 2020)
NOTE: WE RECOMMEND READING IN 2-PAGE VIEW. President’s message: Standing strong. Executive Director's message: Challenge and inspiration. Member story: Jim's barn. TFGLive! community events. TFGLive!: Heavy timber trusses. TFGLive!: Jack Sobon's talk. TFGLive!: Apprenticeship Training Program. Passages: Randy Joseph. TFEC: Timber and the Specialty Engineer. Visionary Partners. SepTimber: Tell your timber framing story. SepTimber: editorial guidelines. SepTimber: A conversation with Peter Miller. Thank you, TFG Companies. Building a community center for an ecovillage. Oso Memorial Portals. Heartwood: Timber framing intensive. Events. Notices.
5.53 MB. Published on Sep 1, 2020.

Scantlings 226 (April/May 2020)Scantlings 226 (April/May 2020)
NOTE: WE RECOMMEND READING IN 2-PAGE VIEW. President’s message: Staying strong and available. Executive Director's message: Adjusting to Covid-19. Visionary Partners. Member story: Bringing Guild spirit to the scouts. Update to 2020 Heartwood School schedule. Member story: Reflections on craft and building connections. Events. Notices. Covid-19: our response.
4.75 MB. Published on May 8, 2020.

Scantlings 225 (February 2020)Scantlings 225 (February 2020)
NOTE: we recommend reading in 2-page view. President’s message: It seems like only yesterday. Executive Director's message: An exciting year to come. Welcome new staff. TTRAG Conference: Late March with a Dutch flavor. Visionary Partners. Reflections: The Ekvn-Yefolecv Ecovillage. Reflections on the language of indigenous peoples. Western Conference: Come one, come all. The Guild builds a future with Heartwood. Tool review: New generation of bubble scribers available. Events. Notices.
2.46 MB. Published on Feb 29, 2020.

Scantlings 224 (November 2019)Scantlings 224 (November 2019)
NOTE: we recommend reading in 2-page view. President’s message. Executive Director's message: What's up? Newsletters, the Journal, and Scantlings. Board of Directors election results. Member story: Return to Strafford. Member story: Full STEAM ahead. Community Building Workshop: Sunrise Mill. Visionary Partners. TFG on GMT: Garland Mill Rendezvous. A lasting legacy: Southworth Brothers Memorial Fund. Member story: Teaching at Willowbank. Expanding horizons at the timber grading course. Events. Notices.
5.26 MB. Published on Nov 18, 2019.

Scantlings 223 (September 2019)Scantlings 223 (September 2019)
NOTE: we recommend reading in 2-page view. President’s message: Good for the soul. Executive Director's message: Exceptionally engaged. TFG Conference Recap: Making connections; An excellent returning pre-conference workshop; Diverse offering inspires new member; Conference moments. TFG Governance: TFG board elections and candidate statements. Community Building Project: Ekvn-Yefolecv Ecovillage Roundhouse. Visionary Partners. Member story: Guild connections help raise the barn at Whitney Farmstead. Raising the Whitney Farmstead milking parlor. Timber Grading Training Course. Timber Framing Rendezvous: Raising a pavilion in Walpole. Events. National Park Service releases Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Covered Bridges. Notices. Member perspective: Healthy buildings for a healthy community.
3.7 MB. Published on Sep 17, 2019.

Scantlings 222 (July 2019)Scantlings 222 (July 2019)
President’s message: A busy year. Executive Director's message: Embarking on a new journey. Community Building Workshop: Sunrise Mill. TFG Conference featured speaker: Sarah Susanka. TFG Conference featured speaker: Tedd Benson. TFG Pre-Conference. TFG Conference registration rates and information. Community Building Workshop: Reflections on Lake Roesiger. KidsBuild at Lake Roesiger. Visionary Partners. Why I build. Plan B planning: the design, part 2. Events. Notices. Looking to the future: Electing directors for 2020.
3.06 MB. Published on Jul 16, 2019.

Scantlings 221 (May/June 2019)Scantlings 221 (May/June 2019)
President’s message: Reflecting on Guild magic. TFG Conference featured speaker: Tom Bodett. TFG Conference registration rates and information, pre-conference events, slide show guidelines. Visionary Partners. Plan B planning: the design. Sunrise Mill spring workshop reflections. Timber grading course recap. Engineering for timber framing course recap. Events. Notices. Member story: the Mullens' school of community engagement.
4.97 MB. Published on Jun 13, 2019.

Scantlings 220 (April 2019)Scantlings 220 (April 2019)
President’s message: Retreat brings Guild board "face-to-face." TFG Conference: call for presentations. Building community through learning: winter workshop at Trillium Dell. Newly released: update to TFEC 1. Member story: Married to a timber framer. Community Building: Sunrise Mill rebuild. Visionary Partners. Passages: Tom Southworth. Passages: Anders Frostrup. Events. Notices. Community rendezvous in New Hampshire. Members supporting communities: grammar school thanks timber framers.
2.94 MB. Published on Apr 30, 2019.

Scantlings 219 (February 2019)Scantlings 219 (February 2019)
President’s message: Connecting through craft. Save the date: Lake Roesiger Pavilion in WA. International Log Builders Assn conference. Visionary Partners. Explore the TFEC Library. Spring workshops at Sunrise Mill. Building a Plan: Plan B planning. Events. Notices. Class: Engineering for timber framers. Member story: Inheriting the passion.
3.13 MB. Published on Feb 15, 2019.

Scantlings 218 (December 2018)Scantlings 218 (December 2018)
President's message: stepping into the role. Writing for Timber Framing. Will's Tips. Special Section: Conference Recap. Visionary Partners. Events. Notices. Member story: Tribune Bay firepit shelter.
4.59 MB. Published on Dec 7, 2018.

Scantlings 217 (November 2018)Scantlings 217 (November 2018)
President's message: new associate directors. Letter from the office. TFG regional gathering: building memories. Take on the historic frame challenge. Translating retail philosophy to timber framing. Craft of Business Summits. Visionary Partners. Community Building Project: ClearWater Farm. Events. Notices. Member story: training the next generation.
3.81 MB. Published on Oct 28, 2018.

Scantlings 216 (September 2018)Scantlings 216 (September 2018)
President's message: a moment for self-reflection. Elections: make your voice heard. BOD contact information. Reflections on the TFG Western Conference. TFG Conference preview: special tour and guests. Conference sponsors and trade show vendors. ATP: complex roof layout. Selected TFG Eastern Conference speakers. Conference featured speaker: Patrick Moore. TFEC: enjoy a timber frame bootcamp. The Guild's commitment to kids. In memory of Scott Killian. View from abroad: Vanaajamaja. Restoration of the roof of Lalsi Church. Visionary Partners. TFG Companies host ZingTrain events. Events. Notices. Island School of Building Arts: Big Wood Program. Member story: opinings of pine. Students of stereotomy.
6.11 MB. Published on Sep 7, 2018.

Scantlings 215 (July 2018)Scantlings 215 (July 2018)
See you down the road. Thank you, Jeff. President's message. BOD contact information. Note from the editor. Timber Framing transition. Passages: Kim Shenton. Visionary Partners. Discovering tradition: scribing. Guild ambassadors. Nordic Timber Framers Guild. TTRAG Conference. Friendly faces of the SE regional gathering. Forging new friendships at North House Folk School. Communication is key. Community Building Project: ClearWater Farm. Member Story: Aurora Amphitheatre. Events. Notices. Financial report. Thank you conference sponsors. Guitarde.
7.51 MB. Published on Jul 16, 2018.

Scantlings 214 (April 2018)Scantlings 214 (April 2018)
View from here. Ken Rower retires. Letter to the editor. President's message. Preserving a classic. Special section: TFG Western Conference. Visionary Partners. Events. Southeast regional gathering. TFEC Code of Standard Practice released. Notices. Member story: the Wade Inn. TFG Conference - West.
6.25 MB. Published on Apr 23, 2018.

Scantlings 213 (February 2018)Scantlings 213 (February 2018)
View from here. Letter to the editor. President's message. Election results and welcome. Thank you to departing board members. TTRAG conference. Message from TFEC Chair. Craft of Business Summits. My story: Timberline Lodge. Regional gathering. Heartwood intensive course. Message from Community Building Committee Chair. TFG scribing workshop. Events. Notices. Notes from the field: journeyworker. Visionary Partners. TFG Conference - West.
3.83 MB. Published on Jan 29, 2018.

Scantlings 212 (November/December 2017)Scantlings 212 (November/December 2017)
The View From Here. Visionary Partners. Cruck Buildings: When is a Cruck Not a Cruck? From the Field: FRAME 2017. TTRAG Members Meeting in New Paltz. Continuing the Conversation: the Butte Creek Mortise. Build The Guild. 2017 Timber Grading Training Course. Events. Notices. Craft of Business Summits.
2.96 MB. Published on Nov 27, 2017.

Scantlings 211 (October 2017)Scantlings 211 (October 2017)
The View From Here. The Best is Yet to Come. Driving Your Destiny: Craft of Business Summits. Leon Buckwalter Departs Board. Eric Morley Joins the Board. Northeast Regional Meeting Wrap-Up. The Power of Regional Events. Women in Timber Framing. TFEC Survey Results. Mystery Mortise of Butte Creek Mill. TFG Carpenters Pencils. Busman's Holiday in Wales. #WoodCrushWednesday. Timber Grading Training Course. Visionary Partners. Events. Notices.
3.24 MB. Published on Oct 20, 2017.

Scantlings 210 (August 2017)Scantlings 210 (August 2017)
The View from Here. Welcome, Brice Cochran. Business Summits. Making the Guild Stronger: Cassandra Davies. Big Vision at Heart: Megan Starr. From the field. Scantlings Survey. Timber Grading Training Course. The Dargah Zome. Northeast Regional Meeting. Visionary Partners. Share your expertise. Events. Notices. Call for board nominations.
2.8 MB. Published on Aug 16, 2017.

Scantlings 209 (July 2017)Scantlings 209 (July 2017)
The View from Here. TFEC Pre-Conference & Symposium. Wood ID Course. Congratulations Willis Rozycki. Building Community. Mini-Barn. Schuylerville raising. Abbot Lowell Cummings: In Memoriam. The Northcotts: 40 years. Visionary Partners. Events. Notices.
4.22 MB. Published on Jul 21, 2017.

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