Scantlings 191 (January 2015)Scantlings 191 (January 2015)
TTRAG members meet in early November. Small library a scale model of timber frame pavilion. Financial look at 2014. Canada-East regional meeting. Apprentice Log: My path to apprenticeship, Project Horizon planning timber frame addition. EcoLogic: The green building movement. A playful tribute. SE regional meeting: new Hundegger, CLT, ASSY screws.
3.58 MB. Published on Jan 1, 2015.

Scantlings 190 (November/December 2014)Scantlings 190 (November/December 2014)
Timber framing tour of Switzerland next May. Update on director elections. Reorganization update, executive director search. Apprentice Log: Assessment and training. Kezurou-Kai in Brooklyn. Welcome, new members. Timber grading course: April 2015. Canada-East regional meeting. Lexington timber framing workshop: a lot was learned.
3.99 MB. Published on Nov 1, 2014.

Scantlings 189 (October 2014)Scantlings 189 (October 2014)
Bits of the Manchester conference. 2014 TTRAG tour. Member News: Born. Auction thank-you. Donald G. Carpentier, 1951–2014: in memory. Three days in Creuse: the start of something new. Apprentice Log: Notes from the chair.
2.39 MB. Published on Oct 1, 2014.

Scantlings 188 (August/September 2014)Scantlings 188 (August/September 2014)
Geometric design intensive with Laurie Smith. Accacia Mullen: new contributing editor. Leading the Guild. Thanks, Manchester conference sponsors! Apprentice Log. Show your work. EcoLogic: Convenient disconnect: in sustainability, the environment is not the whole story. Naiku: the main shrine.
2.37 MB. Published on Aug 1, 2014.

Scantlings 187 (July 2014)Scantlings 187 (July 2014)
2014 conference update. Shear testing in Manchester. Letters: American barn stories, seeking timber engineering work and mentor. A "joint" event (Penn State Ag Progress Days). Richard W. Babcock: in memory. About the Barns at Wolf Trap. Welcome, new members. EcoLogic: the freight train.
2.8 MB. Published on Jul 1, 2014.

Scantlings 186 (May/June 2014)Scantlings 186 (May/June 2014)
Program set for 2014 Guild conference in Manchester. Preparing for Pemberton. Looking back at Naconiche. Geo building design event: specifics. EcoLogic: Archaic comfort systems, the future of energy efficiency. Grading course a success.
2.28 MB. Published on May 1, 2014.

Scantlings 185 (April 2014)Scantlings 185 (April 2014)
Ken Burns highlights TFG annual conference. Salt-water timber framing. Letters: Hazardous material. New blogs. Pemberton in the spring: TFG project takes shape. VMI–TFG project ready to roll. Member News. Mortice and Tenon online. Apprentice Log: Thoughts of two former apprentices; the owner's perspective. A new board member's perspective on collaboration. Australian timber framers gather.
3.35 MB. Published on Apr 1, 2014.

Scantlings 184 (February/March 2014)Scantlings 184 (February/March 2014)
New Guild project: Pemberton is building community. Letters: French student seeks engineering work; Ed Levin's library. Naconiche—the legacy, the instructors. 2014 apprentice—journeyworker training: new territory. Lexington city pool shade shelter: VMI–TFG spring project, 2014. Welcome, new members! EcoLogic: Convenient disconnect: the test of authenticity. Mortice and Tenon online by subscription. Update your advertising.
3.36 MB. Published on Feb 1, 2014.

Scantlings 183 (January 2014)Scantlings 183 (January 2014)
East Texas project takes form. Happy holidays, from our program director. Letters: In appreciation. Treasurer's report. TFG training for apprentices, journeyworkers, and the rest of us. Letter from the president. Double header: geometrical design intensive and rendezvous. TTRAG's November members' meeting report. Pemberton community barn: on deck. TFG Southeast regional meeting: another success.
3.17 MB. Published on Jan 1, 2014.

Scantlings 182 (November/December 2013)Scantlings 182 (November/December 2013)
Looking back at Vicksburg. Letters: What about Joel? Southeast regional meeting checklist. EcoLogic: Collaboration for a sustainable Guild. Quick Vicksburg facts. Notes from Reston: Volunteering is good for the Guild and good for you! Personnel changes. Apprentice Log: Commitment got us this far. A few unusual workshops: Gibson Timber Frames (l'art du trait), Gusakov Woodworks (Estonian log building), Trillium Dell (geometrical workshop). Frame 2013: September travelogue. Texas Guild project, again, in March 2014. Useful financial analysis.
3.47 MB. Published on Nov 1, 2013.

Scantlings 181 (October 2013)Scantlings 181 (October 2013)
This was the Burlington 2013 Conference. Letters: Hello from our new executive director; Thoughts on the conference; Garden farewell; Our timber framing organizations; Rebuilding. Vicksburg project completed. TFEC: new timber grading course. Welcome, summer joiners! Ed Levin, 1947–2013: In Memoriam. TFEC Symposium selections. Conference historic building tour. Thanks, auction donors! Northwest to Northeast: a tale of two regional meetings. EcoLogic: The new plastic? From the Business Council desk: A new outreach idea. Southeastern Regional Meeting soon.
3.02 MB. Published on Oct 1, 2013.

Scantlings 180 (August/September 2013)Scantlings 180 (August/September 2013)
It's conference time! Letters: Seasoning timber naturally, Sustainable forest products. New offerings, old favorites. Traditional Estonian log-building workshop. College material. Directors' strategic plan. Southeastern regional meeting. Apprentice Log: The ripple effect. EcoLogic: A convenient disconnect: When heritage matters.
3.09 MB. Published on Aug 1, 2013.

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