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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Scantlings 208 (May 2017)
The view from here. TFG 2016 Financial Report. Community Building Projects - Schuylerville. Prince George CBP. TFG Conference: Agenda, Updates, and More. TTRAG Conference. Upcoming TFG Regional Meeting. From the Field: Navigating Delivery. Events. Notices.
2.59 MB. Published on May 8, 2017.
Scantlings 207 (April 2017)
The view from here. Memo from the museum. Reviving a star: bringing back the Star Barn. Lessons from a snowy winter. Special TFG Conference section. Report from the field: Nordic TFG established. TFG bylaws pass. Events. Notices.
3.13 MB. Published on Apr 3, 2017.
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, our member publication, appears six times annually, in February, April, May, July, September, and November. It reports on timber framing events, news, and people; carries columns on issues of interest to members such as apprenticeship, ecology, letters, and business practice; and lists events for both the Guild and its members as well as classified and display ads.
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