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Power tools used for timber framing or post and beam construction

Tools of the Timber Trade: The Wire Wheel

By Derek Folsom on July 08, 2015

To finish the Tools of the Timber Trade series, I would like to visit one of the unsung heroes of […]

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Beam saw used for timber framing.

Tools of the Timber Trade: 16″ Circular Saw

By Derek Folsom on July 02, 2015

Over the past couple weeks in our Tools of the  Timber Trade blog series, we have traveled to the Chain […]

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Chisels used for timber framing

Tools of the Timber Trade: The Chisel

By Derek Folsom on June 25, 2015

The chisel is one of the earliest created tools. Man (or some form of man) has been using tools for […]

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Hand Tools

Tools of the Timber Trade: Maebiki Oga

By Derek Folsom on June 18, 2015

Today our timber framing tool journey takes us to Japan where we will discuss the Maebiki Oga saw, or as […]

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Tools of the Timber Trade: Chain Mortiser

Tools of the Timber Trade: Chain Mortiser

By Derek Folsom on June 11, 2015

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be showing you some of the tools that are particular to the timber […]

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Hand Hewing / Slick

Hewing Timbers

By Sandy Connolly on November 10, 2013

Where’s the adze and get the slick! We are going to hew some timbers.  Kellin?  There you are, let’s get […]

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Power Tools

Power Tools

By Derek Folsom on October 22, 2013

I recently had a gentleman ask me what brand of power tools we use the most. My immediate answer was […]

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