The schedule for adults includes:
Seminar: Timber Framing, An Age Old Craft Meets the Modern Era (an informative and fun session showing how to build your dream home)
Hands-On demonstrations provided by timber framers showing techniques used. Viewers will have a chance to pitch in – including a small frame being raised. Hatchet Throwing essentials taught by timber framers for adults who’d like to learn.
Refreshment break and more demonstrations in the “Trade Show” area, meet, greet and ask questions of timber framers, architects, and engineers who have gathered from throughout the US & Canada
Demonstrations and participate in and/or watch the timber framers’
The supervised schedule for children includes:
From 1:00 to 4:00 – children can participate in the building of a barn being raised by the National Barn Alliance, face painting, outdoor games and story telling
Build a tool box (supervised with breaks; limited to 5 children) ORNational Barn Alliance: Youth will erect a quarter-scale timber-frame model barn.
Face Painting & Games
Refreshments and choice of (a) story time (b) meet mom & dad at the exhibit hall or (c) play games
Meet parents for remainder of afternoon
There is no charge, but pre-registration is requested by contacting Pam Hinton at 888-560-9251 or by email at email@example.com. (Details and building names will be sent to you upon registration.)
If interested in attending the timber framing educational programs, registration fees and details can be viewed at the TFG website, www.tfguild.org, or by contacting the Guild at 559-834-8453.
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The Timber Frame Business Council (www.timberframe.org) is non-profit trade association providing information and resources to support the timber frame industry and to expand demand for timber framing. TFBC members include framers, engineers, architects, designers, preservationists, general contractors, teachers, suppliers, and others interested in the timber frame industry.
The Timber Framers Guild (www.tfguild.org)
The National Barn Alliance (http://barnalliance.org)