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Blog entry by Earlb posted 08-01-2010 11:18 PM 868 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was just on you-tube and found something pretty cool. A group made a shed out of timbers laminated from plywood. Just type “timber-ply” in the search.

-- It is all in your perspective.



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#1 posted 08-02-2010 01:03 AM

direct link

that’s pretty cool. I’ve always been a fan of timber framing.
gotta love the persuasion tool that the guy uses towards the end.

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#2 posted 08-02-2010 04:38 AM

That’s neat. I wonder if it is cost effective?

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#3 posted 08-02-2010 05:12 AM

I built a true timber frame 5 years ago, absolutely love it. This is a pretty unique method, I too would like to know cost advantages or dis…

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#4 posted 08-02-2010 05:48 PM

Interesting approach. Seems like a lot of work cutting and gluing to take something that was wood, turn it into plywood, then turn that back into wood. Sure it made the joinery pretty simple and it ought to be super stable. I guess it just comes down to whether you prefer cutting joinery or gluing laminations. I’d take the cutting joinery .. for me that was the most fun.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#5 posted 08-02-2010 11:12 PM

I would like to have the drawings for it.

-- It is all in your perspective.

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#6 posted 08-03-2010 04:31 PM

Interesting approach. Looks solid.

I don’t have the time or lumber to make that frame, but that “mallet” would be fun to make just to have!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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