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Forum topic by Belg1960 posted 05-31-2012 12:33 AM 637 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Belg1960

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05-31-2012 12:33 AM

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I have a few questions and a couple of drawings I would like some input on. Anyone care to take a look offline for me? The drawings were done by a good friend and want to keep them private for the time being.

Contact me thru my e-mail at Belg at optonline. net

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!


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Mainiac Matt

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#1 posted 05-31-2012 01:12 AM

I’ve customized and built a hall and parlor frame design and have had some coursework in timber design and engineering….. but I wouldn’t really claim to be a timber framer.

What kind of questions do you have?

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#2 posted 05-31-2012 01:24 AM

I’m a boat builder and have done some major timber frame repair on local wind mills. I’ll help if you want me to you can email me or send a PM. Good luck on the project whatever it is.
Jim

-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise

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#3 posted 05-31-2012 02:58 AM

Jim, I sent you an email thru your yacht site email as it was the only way to add the pictures that I knew of.
Vet, thank you so much for your kind offer to help, after I saw the bench that Jim was working on, it was almost a perfect match to my questions. This project is on a very small scale timber frame so its just more large joinery than anything else.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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