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Timber Framed Cottage from David and Jeanie Stiles

Timber framing seems to be making a comeback – and I can see why. “Shown is one way of finishing our 8 1/2′ x 11′ timber-framed mini-barn.  We are selling a kit for the frame of this mini-barn as well as plans for 2×4 construction  of the same size cottage  For more information, people can […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 9

In this episode Cody (Wranglerstar) finished up the sill joints and talks about some old-school hand tools. “Its time to fit the sill joints. Have you always wanted a small cabin in the woods? This video series will demonstrate how mill your own timbers with a Alaskan chainsaw mill.” via DIY Survival Cabin For Economic […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 8

In part 8 of this video series Cody (Wranglerstar) shows us how the joints are fitting together. “Have you taken steps to prepare your family to survive economic collapse? Our economy is on the verge of total collapse. Now is the time to prepare for tough times ahead. Its time to fit the sill joints. […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 7

Cody (Wranglerstar) shares the reasons he is straying off the timber frame plans he’s using. It sounds like he’ll end up with a stouter cabin as a result. You’ll also see more tricks for working with large logs in this episode. “This video covers the largest and most complex timbers in the survival cabin. I […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 6

In this episode of his 12×16 timber frame cabin video series, Cody (Wranglerstar), shows us more about selectively harvesting trees for lumber. “Are you doing it right? This video will cover the tools needed to fall timber and the best chainsaw chain for your Saw. I cut this White Fir tree down with a Stihl […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 5

Cody (Wranglerstar) continues to describe how to work with the raw material in this timber frame 12×16 cabin project. In this video he talks about how to work with a pitch pocket in a log, shares some basic circular saw tips, prepares to fine-tune the fit between timber frame members, and you’ll also see more Alaskan […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 3

In part 3 of this video series, Cody (Wranglerstar) continues the slow work of cutting the joints for his 12×16 timber frame cabin. “This video cover the first notching of the 12″ sill timber. This video series will give you the knowledge needed to build an survival cabin. Have you always wanted a small cabin in […]

DIY Timber Frame Cabin – Part 2

Cody (Wranglerstar) continues to work on his 12×16 timber frame tiny house in part 2 of this video series. See part one.

Ziggy’s Timber Framing Workshop

Ziggy reports to Lloyd on the recent timber frame workshop. “Our recent Timber Framing Workshop went amazingly well and was a huge blast. The students had a fantastic time. We got an incredible amount of work done on our new timber frame home, especially considering we used hand tools exclusively, and most participants had little […]

Prefab Amish Shed – Lloyd’s Blog

Very nice timber frame kit house. “We have just finished this 8’ x 11’ Amish cottage.  The Amish supplied the timber frame and we erected it and completed it with siding, cedar roofing, and exterior stucco. We finished off the interior with 2” rigid insulation between beams and in-wall electric wiring. You can also learn […]

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