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2006 - Timber Framing

18th Century timber framing techniques (the English scribe method) was a lost art in America until researched and re-established by founding members of the Timber Framer's Guild in the 1970s.  

Joseph Roy and Chad Mathrani  of Traditional Framers
Hand hewing of white oak logs for the North wall replacement sill - 9 December 2006

Chad and Joe "juggling" a log

 Joe laying out timber for squaring step


 Tools of the Trade

 Chad using a broad axe to square the log

Dan doing sill joinery

 The "Commander"

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