Systems for labeling the timbers and adjusting the joinery keep the frame plumb and true despite variations in dimensions.
Learning this traditional method begins with the mortise-and-tenon joint.
Tools and tips for maneuvering big beams.
Distinctive wood detailing, tile work, stained glass, and carving in a California living room.
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