August 26, 2016
When deck builders notch 6x6 deck posts, they have to make a long vertical cut to provide support and fastening for the beam. You can cut as deep as possible…
July 16, 2009
Learn a traditional timber-frame technique for cutting a double-bladed scarf joint.
May 1, 2002
Our crew landed a framing job on a big house in Sun Valley, Idaho. Among the challenges were the 1,000 or so notches in the timber-framed roof. Each 3x10 rafter…
January 1, 1993
These cordless tools will help you cut your way out of tight spots and through thick timber.
July 1, 1990
A log builder tells about chainsaw safety, maintenance, and how he uses chainsaws to work logs and timbers.
September 1, 1982
With this easily made accessory, you can mill your own boards and beams
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