TIMBER FRAMING 119 (Mar 2016)TIMBER FRAMING 119 (Mar 2016)
Books: Will Beemer's Book. The Garland Mill at 160. Writers Theatre Dovetail Joinery. Safe Cribbing and Jacking. Medieval Germanic Roof Structures 4.
8.4 MB. Published on Mar 1, 2016.

TIMBER FRAMING 118 (Dec 2015)TIMBER FRAMING 118 (Dec 2015)
Topics: A Rookie's Diary. Guild Notes & Comment: The New Guild. Optimal Conversion of Logs to Timbers. The Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge. Medieval Germanic Roof Structures. Guild Conference Slide Show.
8.48 MB. Published on Dec 1, 2015.

TIMBER FRAMING 117 (Sep 2015)TIMBER FRAMING 117 (Sep 2015)
Books: America's Covered Bridges. Bassano Del Grappa's Covered Bridge. The Sierra Nevada Barn, Continued. Medieval Germanic Roof Structures 2. Combining Tradition and Technology: a Pavilion for Cleveland Church.
10.08 MB. Published on Sep 1, 2015.

TIMBER FRAMING 116 (Jun 2015)TIMBER FRAMING 116 (Jun 2015)
Notes & Comment: TFG–TFBC Merger, a Virtual Roundtable. Symbolism and Ritual in Compagnonnage. Medieval Germanic Roof Structures 1. The Triple Bottom Line and the Timber Framing Business. The Other English Barn. Glimpses of Dutch Framing.
6.96 MB. Published on Jun 1, 2015.

TIMBER FRAMING 115 (Mar 2015)TIMBER FRAMING 115 (Mar 2015)
Books: Layout Worldwide; French Carpentry. A 19th-Century Bucks County Workbook. Building a Timber Frame Model. What was Chaussegros de Lery Worried About? Axe Culture.
6.87 MB. Published on Mar 1, 2015.

TIMBER FRAMING 114 (Dec 2014)TIMBER FRAMING 114 (Dec 2014)
Notes & Comment: New Guild Structure? A Little Trouble in Paradise. The Old West Church Amended. Ship's Knees of Maine. Structural-Ridge Swiss Roofs. Guild Conference Slide Show 2014 (II). A Grand Old Lady Keeps Her Hat.
6.82 MB. Published on Dec 1, 2014.

TIMBER FRAMING 113 (Sep 2014)TIMBER FRAMING 113 (Sep 2014)
Books: Architecture of Place. In Memoriam: Ed Levin. The Mathematical Bridge at Queens' College, Cambridge. Grading Structural Timbers, New and Old. Two Reciprocal Frame Gazebos. Guild Conference Slide Show 2014. Reflections on Embodied Energy.
9.48 MB. Published on Sep 1, 2014.

TIMBER FRAMING 112 (Jun 2014)TIMBER FRAMING 112 (Jun 2014)
Books: Architecture of Relationship. Split Barns of Somerset County, Pa. Chinese Covered Bridges. Best Practices for High-Performance Houses. Scribing a Post to a Rock. Resistance to Uplift and Overturning in Timber-Framed Steeples.
8.12 MB. Published on Jun 1, 2014.

TIMBER FRAMING 111 (Mar 2014)TIMBER FRAMING 111 (Mar 2014)
Topics: On Timber Framing, 1992. Tools: Track Saw for Timbers. A Geometrica Perspective on the Burr Truss Covered Bridge. Lost in Translation: Early Square Rule Framing in Central Vermont. Confessions of a Timber Frame Salesman. New Enclosures for Timber Frames? Documentation and Assessment Methods for Timber Structures. Earthquakes and Early Timber Frames.
6.29 MB. Published on Mar 1, 2014.

TIMBER FRAMING 110 (Dec 2013)TIMBER FRAMING 110 (Dec 2013)
Books: Geometric Design. Letters: Covered Bridge Loading. The Bernese Bauernhaus. Toward Effective Client Relations. Engineered Timber Connectors. Norwegian Grindbygg Construction. German Code Provisions for Mortises and Tenons Loaded in Shear.
4.55 MB. Published on Dec 1, 2013.

TIMBER FRAMING 109 (Sep 2013)TIMBER FRAMING 109 (Sep 2013)
Notes and comment: Whither the Guild? Capacity of Load-Bearing Housings. A Swing-Beam Barn Working Drawing. The Alexander Knight House. Wooden Houses of Istanbul. Structural Screw Technology. Reflections on Load Capacity of Historic Covered Bridges.
5.15 MB. Published on Sep 1, 2013.

TIMBER FRAMING 108 (Jun 2013)TIMBER FRAMING 108 (Jun 2013)
Letters: Flaunting Wealth? (An Exchange). Raising in Warsaw. The Liegender Stuhl Roof Style. Virginia Church, with Liegender. A Quaker Meetinghouse in Costa Rica.
7.03 MB. Published on Jun 1, 2013.

TIMBER FRAMING 107 (Mar 2013)TIMBER FRAMING 107 (Mar 2013)
Books: Complex Roof Framing. Timber Framing for the Homestead. Making Riven Pins. Traditional Log Building in Estonia. When Good Timbers Go Bad. It Takes Three to Yield One.
6.17 MB. Published on Mar 1, 2013.

TIMBER FRAMING 106 (Dec 2012)TIMBER FRAMING 106 (Dec 2012)
Poem: What I Want to Remember. Books: Repair and Conservation. Guild Conference Slide Shows 2012. French Hip Layout. The Trusses of Abbey San Domenico. The Triple-Bypass Tying Joint.
7.81 MB. Published on Dec 1, 2012.

TIMBER FRAMING 105 (Sep 2012)TIMBER FRAMING 105 (Sep 2012)
Books: New England Meetinghouses. French Apprentice Tour. Covered Bridge Truss Engineering. Miscellaneous Joint Addendum. A Week at the Wapsipinicon Mill.
6.84 MB. Published on Sep 1, 2012.

TIMBER FRAMING 104 (Jun 2012)TIMBER FRAMING 104 (Jun 2012)
Topics: Attack of the Green Gizmos. The Shape of Structure. The Wood Lattice Bridges at Sneek. Kitchen-sink Scribe: Live-edge Timber Layout for Everyone. Freight Management and Storage of Architectural Timbers. Tying Joint Addendum.
5.16 MB. Published on Jun 1, 2012.

TIMBER FRAMING 103 (Mar 2012)TIMBER FRAMING 103 (Mar 2012)
Letters: Frank Baker, Robert L. (Ben) Brungraber, Thomas A. Vitanza. The Swing-beam Barn in Southern Washington County, New York. Sierra Nevada Barn Evolution II. A Tang-style Temple in Dunhuang. Wood protection by Design.
6.14 MB. Published on Mar 1, 2012.

TIMBER FRAMING 102 (Dec 2011)TIMBER FRAMING 102 (Dec 2011)
Topics: Scribe Rule, Square Rule, Democracy and CNC. Sierra Nevada Barn Evolution. Covered Bridge Truss Types. Blenheim Bridge, a Remembrance. Bell Tower in the South Tyrol.
6.08 MB. Published on Dec 1, 2011.

TIMBER FRAMING 101 (Sep 2011)TIMBER FRAMING 101 (Sep 2011)
Books: Master's Guide to Timber Framing. The Lordship Barn and Regulating Line Technique. Timber Grading, or "Select" Timber Has Knots. The Portland Observatory. Church in the Trentino–Alto Adige. A Synagogue Roof in Poland.
6.11 MB. Published on Sep 1, 2011.

TIMBER FRAMING 100 (Jun 2011)TIMBER FRAMING 100 (Jun 2011)
Letters: Bending Scarfed Beams (Mack Magee). Structural Insulated Panels: An Exchange (Chris Schwind, Adrian Jones). Restoring Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral in Parmaribo. Island Beauty. Why Are We Still Pushing Polygons? Wood Decay and Protection. Wooden Jewel of the Langhe.
5.94 MB. Published on Jun 1, 2011.

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