Cabin House Build Episode 4: Timber Frame Roof Insulating, Roofing and Decks


Four weeks ago we started building a cabin style house. This week we finish the roof! It’s a timber frame roof system with insulation built up on top of tongue and groove.

Different Types of Wood Used in Woodworking

Many different types of wood are used in woodworking, from common softwoods to rare and exotic hardwoods. When you’re selecting wood for your woodworking project, think about your budget and what you want to accomplish.

Easy Woodworking Ideas For Newbie Woodworkers

One error a lot of woodworking newbies make is taking on projects that are too big and detailed for their level of skill. Often, this kind of project ends up with major errors and appears poorly created. Even some so-called easy woodworking ideas may not be so easy if they are too big or require many tools. A good way for a newcomer to gain skill is to start with a small project and build from there. After a time, as you gain experience, you can increase the complexity of the project. Until that happens, your best bet is sticking with basic projects.

Woodturning – Going Green From Start to Finish

Woodturning is on the cutting edge of the green movement and is one of the hobbies most likely to stay there. Among woodworkers of all kinds, woodturners find it easiest to be a strong part of the ecologically friendly movement.

Woodturning – How Green Can it Be?

Woodturning has become a popular hobby at a time when we question how everything affects our ecology. The question arises as to the impact of woodturning on our environment. In other words, is woodturning a green activity?

Woodturning – Keeping it Safe

Woodturning is one of the safest methods of woodworking in these days of power tools. However, there are always dangers when working with power tools and a few simple rules keep things safer and more enjoyable.

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