Timber Framing Demonstration

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Event:
Timber Framing Demonstration
Start:
April 30, 2011 9:00 am
End:
April 30, 2011 12:00 pm
Category:
Organizer:
New Heritage Woodworking
Phone:
315-677-3884
info@newheritagewoodworking.com
Updated:
April 4, 2011
Venue:
New Heritage Woodworking
Phone:
315-677-3884
Address:
7022 Bush Road, Jamesville, NY, 13078, United States
Working a Timber Frame Post

Working a Timber Frame Post

Timber Framing Live!!

Come watch the wood chips fly, on April 30th, when we put on a live timber framing demonstration at our woodworking shop. This is a great chance to see how we layout and cut the joinery that is the heart and soul of a timber frame. Using an assortment of power and hand tools we will demonstrate how we can not only produce strong and durable joints but also how they are produced efficiently and accurately. Part academic but mostly hands on, we will be also explaining; how and why we use Square Rule Joinery, what housings and reference faces are, how we grade and select timbers for both strength and appearance, as well as the characteristics of wood that determine joint placement and type. We will give an overview of hand tool usage/sharpening and of course how we use our monster 16 inch Circular Saw and Chain Mortiser. In all likelihood additional gems of information regarding the art and craft of timber framing will be discussed/revealed so we hope you can join us for this new and informative event.

Topics of the Demonstration Include:
  • Selection of Timbers
  • Visual Grading timber
  • Square Rule Joinery
  • Housings and Reductions
  • Hand tools
  • Specialized Power Tools
Chain Mortiser

Chain Mortiser

The event will begin at 9 with the demonstration starting at 9:30. Parking space will be limited so please carpool if possible.

The demonstration will be outdoors and as such weather dependent. Rain date will May 14th. We suggest that if you are planning to attend that you fill out the form below so that we may confirm by email on the day of the event.

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Hand Planing a Pine Timber

Hand Planing a Pine Timber

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