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Blog entry by Earlb posted 1454 days ago 838 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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spamfilterman

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#1 posted 1454 days ago

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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Sailor

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#2 posted 1454 days ago

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

-- Dothan, Alabama Check out my woodworking blog! http://woodworkingtrip.blogspot.com/ Also my Youtube Channel's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SailingAndSuch

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#3 posted 1454 days ago

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 1453 days ago

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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Earlb

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#5 posted 1453 days ago

I would like to have the drawings for it.

-- It is all in your perspective.

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#6 posted 1452 days ago

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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