Video Vault: Scribing a Log to an Irregular Shape, with Craig Aument
Getting the perfect scribe line requires time and patience
Craig Aument, a builder of timber-frame homes in Bellingham, Washington, is often asked to incorporate irregularly shaped elements such as logs and stones into a frame. A critical step in the process is an accurate scribe line for cutting the log to sit on the stone. In gem from the Fine Homebuilding Video Vault he describes and demonstrates the process of a masterful scribe.
For the complete process see his Master Carpenter print magazine article, “Log Meets Stone: a Perfect Fit,” from Fine Homebuilding Issue #172 (June/July 2005), pp.126-130.
quite the scribe. where do you get one of those? I would like to see how the scribe was cut.
The Scribe is from Lee Valley Tools--cost ya $130, but worth it.