Timber Framers Build Conference
Burlington, Vt. August 8th – 11th



TFG, TFEC, TTRAG and TFBC Members, Timber Frame Homeowners, Architect’s and all interested in learning more… about Timber Frame Homes and Commercial Structures…please register and join our colleagues and friends at the upcoming conference in Burlington, Vt. It’s more important than ever to have maximum participation to support your national organizations. Your support enables the continued representation and public education for the Art and Craft of Timber Framing nationally and abroad. CLIK HERE to process your ONLINE REGISTRATION.

If you are a member of the TFG APPRENTICE PROGRAM and need financial assistance to attend the conference…please CLIK HERE and provide your name and contact info. TFU will provide one COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION for the FULL CONFERENCE from Friday to Sunday which includes meals and two nights lodging at CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE worth $457.00. A blind drawing will determine the recipient who will be notified by or before July 1st. CLIK HERE to learn more about the HEARTWOOD SCHOOL and the apprentice program.

Some of the scheduled conference events:

John Abrams, plenary speaker, will wrestle with the Long Now.

Ben Brungraber and his Timber Busting team at Fire Tower Engineered Timber has just added shear testing to their joint-busting happening.

Pre-conference workshops include stair-building with Billy Dillon; Mike Beganyi on Advanced SketchUp + Layout; Ellen Gibson on chip carving; scribing natural forms with the help of Josh Jackson; the TFEC engineering symposium; and Clark Bremer taking you through compound joinery with Google SketchUp.

Jan Lewandoski will lead the TTRAG tour of Vermont churches and barns.

Children are welcome to learn timber framing, supervised, while they build a playhouse at the Children’s workshop.

What could be nicer than August, by Lake Champlain, with timber framing all around?

Submit your COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION request today. We look forward to meeting you at the conference.

Jack Costantino, President
Timber Frames Unlimited, LLC

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