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Our Favorite Links, Tools, Books & More
Timber Framers Guild

Workshops, publications, and events make this the most comprehensive source of information available on the timber framing craft. Excellent quarterly journal, monthly newsletter for members and regular conferences across the country. Membership open to all.

Fine Homebuilding

High-quality magazine (geared toward the craftsperson) focusing on all aspects of custom home construction. Its parent company, Taunton Press, publishes many related books and periodicals.

Timber Home Living

Quarterly consumer publication listing many timber frame companies and a good guide to buying a timber framed home.

A Pattern Language

The official website of Christopher Alexander, author of A Pattern Language, a book and tool that has inspired and influenced us and makes good design more accessible .

The Forestry Forum

Numerous discussion groups on topics that deal with "big wood": logging, milling, trees, timber framing and much more. A great place to get your questions answered.

This is Carpentry

Blogs and online articles by some of the best carpenters and woodworkers in the business. Challenging topics with skills that are getting harder to find in the trade these

Dreamaway Lodge

After a long day of building and learning, this is our favorite local spot to unwind, eat, drink and be merry—and hear some great music. Our version of "Cheers" in the hilltowns.

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