The foundation and the ground works are over. I have made some hand splitted rock foundation and the basement under the house: http://vimeo.com/24390643 Now the framing has started. All the timber is prepared by myself in my forest at the ri...
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I am 26 years old traditional timber building entusiast.
" It is a tragedy of the first magnitude that millions have ceased to use their hands as hands. Nature has bestowed upon us this great gift which is our hands. If the craze for machinery methods continues, it is highly likely that a time will come when we shall be so incapacitated and weak that we shall begin to curse ourselves for having forgotten the use of the living machines given to us by God... "
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I and my friend (master blacksmith) made chisels and a slick for my upcoming Timber Framing project. He made the steel parts. I made handles and leather tip guards. In my opinion chisels and the slick came out very high quality. So the idea was bo...