Timber Frame Sign

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Project by rainman posted 05-23-2010 02:54 AM 2992 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is hte latest sign for my nephew Eric’s ever expanding business. This time its a winter tubing park,complete with rope tow. He hopes to run this year round with the addition of an artificial surface similar to that used by freestyle skiers that train in the summer. It’s almost identical to the water parks sign. The exceptions being a longer header beam and all four curved braces are within the posts to “frame” the sign. This is also made of rough cut Hemlock 6×6s. It doesn’t really need shouldered mortise and tenon beams , they just look so nice I couldn’t resist it!

-- So much wood, So little time

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#1 posted 05-23-2010 03:23 AM

Looks like a big job but a good job

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#2 posted 05-23-2010 03:36 AM

You are having just way too much fun! Another project that looks like it was fun to build.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 05-23-2010 03:39 AM

That looks real good and I bet it was a fun build! Nice one.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#4 posted 05-23-2010 03:40 AM

I love it … fun photos and fun to read

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 05-23-2010 11:26 AM

I really like the timberframe concept. Would love to have a house done with it. I really hate where you are at now, I HATE THE COLD. I’m cold this morning, my wife had me turn the air on yesterday evening. She can’t take the heat..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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