Double sided sidewalk bullitin board

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Project by rainman posted 07-15-2012 10:27 PM 1076 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another timberframe project for the local Folk School, intended to display coming events and classes at the school. The upper frame is eastern white pine while the base and braces are oak. The oak was necessary to give some weight and stability so it wouldn’t be blown over by heavy winds or someone posting on it. I made the base 4×6’s four feet long which is approx. 2/3’s the height of it. This seems to work well. The rest is 3×4’s with mortis and tennon joinery. The shouldered m&t joints and blind m&t’s with curved corner braces are to show people what they could learn in some of the classes. I made my pegs out of oak on Ye Olde Shaving Horse and left them proud by about an inch on both sides just for the look. Stained chestnut brown and ready for delivery.

-- So much wood, So little time

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#1 posted 07-15-2012 10:59 PM

Cool bullitin board good idea.

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#2 posted 07-15-2012 11:12 PM

what a beautiful display board you have made, showing all of the joinery and the way it all works for those who would want to learn this work, great job and i hope it draws folks to learn timber framing, this had to be fun to make, your talent shines here, thank you for posting it for us to see…grizz

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#3 posted 07-16-2012 01:10 AM


Great Project,

Hope it draws an audience!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 07-01-2017 02:41 PM

This bulletin board is a very nice and practical project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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