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Heartwood alumnus Patrick Moore (Scribing 2008, Cruck Framing 2009, Raising & Rigging 2010) has become the first North American to graduate from aspirant to full-fledged compagnon in the French system. It has taken him over three years, living and working … Continue reading
Instructor Kevin Kiwak teaches three workshops at Heartwood that use traditional green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. We have created three short videos that show more of the techniques, tools and project you’ll take home if you attend one of the … Continue reading
Heartwood Director Will Beemer had an article called “Making Riven Pins” recently published in the March 2013 issue of Timber Framing, the quarterly journal of the Timber Framers Guild. (We will have a reprint of this article available soon on … Continue reading
Heartwood belongs to the Berkshire Woodworkers Guild, a group of professional craftsmen and women who live and work in the Berkshire area. The Guild offers scholarships each year to applicants between 16 and 25 years of age who are pursuing … Continue reading
Heartwood at the Northeast Woodworkers Association Showcase Heartwood will be raising a cherry cruck timber-frame at the Northeast Woodworkers Association Showcase next weekend (March 23 & 24). The event, to be held at the Saratoga Springs (NY) City Center, is … Continue reading
Three of our former Heartwood apprentices have been making waves across the hemisphere, and we’re happy to share news of their exploits here: Shannon McIntyre (class of 2011) has been timber framing since she left Heartwood and is now in … Continue reading
We still have one project opening in our timber framing schedule for this summer, so if you would like to have us build you a small studio, garden shed, guest cabin or woodshed we would love to discuss options with … Continue reading
Instructor Mike Erkkinen teaches our new “Build your Own Heirloom Dovetail Toolchest” course offered from September 23–27, 2013. You can visit his shop and see the project in new video we’ve uploaded on our YouTube channel here. We hope to … Continue reading
Instructor Mike Beganyi has posted a series of videos on his website that give a good preview of what you’ll learn during our SketchUp course offered from May 30–June 1, 2013. You can access the videos here.