ribbon timber frame

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Project by eaglewrangler posted 06-16-2013 10:19 PM 1799 views 7 times favorited 15 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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#1 posted 06-16-2013 11:55 PM

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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#2 posted 06-17-2013 01:21 AM

Very unique. Are those faux or natural crotches?

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

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#3 posted 06-17-2013 01:31 AM

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

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#4 posted 06-17-2013 01:33 AM

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

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 06-17-2013 01:57 AM

Very nice!

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

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#6 posted 06-17-2013 01:57 AM


-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 06-17-2013 01:35 PM

That is a great project. Well done.

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

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#8 posted 06-17-2013 02:35 PM

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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#9 posted 06-17-2013 05:12 PM

Wonderful work. Very beautiful!

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

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#10 posted 06-17-2013 08:44 PM

The ribbon/linen fold is brilliant!

-- Ken

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#11 posted 06-17-2013 11:10 PM

wow,looks awesome.nice work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#12 posted 06-18-2013 02:14 AM

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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#13 posted 06-19-2013 05:27 PM


-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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#14 posted 06-19-2013 07:11 PM

It looks wonderful, great work on that great build.

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#15 posted 02-02-2015 11:45 AM

Nice design.I like it.

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