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Project by eaglewrangler posted 305 days ago 1443 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

white oak timberframe, the central beam is a 4×12 carved to look like a ribbon/linen fold, posts are 6×6, rafter 6×8, curves cut with a prazi saw. Hand cut mortises, more beam work inside.





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littlecope

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#1 posted 305 days ago

That’s some pretty Framing Sir!
Very Well Done!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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woodcox

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#2 posted 305 days ago

Very unique. Are those faux or natural crotches?

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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Woz

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#3 posted 305 days ago

Very nice! My Dad did this type of work, I wish I had time to learn from him before his untimely passing

-- I have cut this board twice & now it's too short!!-Me-too many times.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 305 days ago

Very classy framing!! I like it!!!!!!!!!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 305 days ago

Very nice!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 305 days ago

Simply SPECTACULAR!!!!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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489tad

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#7 posted 304 days ago

That is a great project. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Julian

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#8 posted 304 days ago

Nothing looks better than a timber framed structure. Do you treat the wood for protection against bugs and weather? Is this part of a larger building? Fantastic work. Hope you post more photos.

-- Julian

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pintodeluxe

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#9 posted 304 days ago

Wonderful work. Very beautiful!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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newwoodbutcher

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#10 posted 304 days ago

The ribbon/linen fold is brilliant!

-- Ken

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whitebeast88

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#11 posted 304 days ago

wow,looks awesome.nice work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Schwieb

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#12 posted 304 days ago

I tip my hat and my glass, Really nice! I always had a dream of building a timber framed house.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Thepps

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#13 posted 302 days ago

Awesome!

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 302 days ago

It looks wonderful, great work on that great build.

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