Timber Framing FAQS
Timber frame construction developed over 1000 years with a wide geographic diversity. This 5-day introductory timber framing workshop covers the art of timber framing. You will learn the foundational skills to build your timber frame structure.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Timber Framing?
Timber framing is a structural form of joining timber post and beams. Traditionally joined with mortise and tenon joinery fastened with wooden pegs or tunnels.
What Tools Are Needed for Timber Framing
Timber framing can be accomplished with common carpentry tools, saws Planes Chisel Mallet drills and various measuring and marking devices
What Types of Wood are Commonly Used?
Common woods are White pine Oak Douglas fir many other materials while less common are available and suitable including but not limited to Walnut cherry elm hickory ash
How Long Does a Project Typically Take?
Time frames varies depending on the scope and scale of the project, from a week to a few months. The work is usually completed off-site in our workshop and erection on site usually can be completed in a day to several weeks.
Lead time requires 8 to 12 weeks to complete design and procure materials.