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Timber framing without timbers...

No self-respecting timber framer would take credit for such a project, but a guy that wanted the 'look' of heavy timbers without the weight…

Started by Tom HeatheringtonLatest Reply

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Making level cuts on post butts

Is there any other way to make a level cut on the bottom of tree, other than eyeballing it with a chain saw ?

Started by Greg Beck

8 Mar 25, 2015
Reply by Jon Morris

Green lumber shrinkage ?

If a guy had a 1 x 8 piece of green eastern red cedar fascia board, how much do you think the height ( 8" ) would shrink after cureing ?

Started by Greg Beck

1 Jul 19, 2010
Reply by Ken and Lara Williams

Platform Beds

I'm planning a couple of platform beds for our cabin.  Does anyone know where I can get some plans to build platform beds.

Started by Wes

0 Apr 9, 2010

Log Scribeing

Can anyone tell me how to scribe logs together, I undestand theres a scribe involved, but past that I dont know much. I'd like to do some a…

Started by Greg Beck

1 Jan 23, 2010
Reply by Joe

Spiral staircase

Does anyone know were I can get plans / how to, on a spiral staircase, stringerless with a tree for the center ? I'd love to build my own.…

Started by Greg Beck

1 Jan 1, 2010
Reply by Bob Mack

Need help with certified drawings.

I recently purchased a Timber Frame Barn that had been dismantaled with the intent of building a 32X42 open style timber frame home. The BA…

Started by Tim Thornsberry

4 Jul 28, 2009
Reply by Tim Thornsberry

Timber framing without timbers...

No self-respecting timber framer would take credit for such a project, but a guy that wanted the 'look' of heavy timbers without the weight…

Started by Tom Heatherington

4 Mar 30, 2009
Reply by Tom Heatherington

Is a new deck, or rebuilding a deck on your DIY list?

If you are like me, you have a handle on DIY home maintenance and you haven't called a plumber or an electrician since George Bush Sr. was…

Started by Tom Heatherington

3 Mar 29, 2009
Reply by Tom Heatherington

Log Railing 'Quick-Fix'

If you have been following this blog, or the bLog on the Log Home Directory, you'll know that this was the 'summer of deck & railing ma…

Started by Tom Heatherington

3 Feb 8, 2009
Reply by Kelly

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