TFG Regional Gathering Schedule

Timber Framers Guild Regional Gathering – Eastern Canada
Friday, January 30, 2015 (8:30am to 4:00pm)
NSCC Kingstec, Kentville, NS

Friday’s schedule is as follows (please note that we may have to change the timing of things a little, but we’ll be sure to update you if and when this happens):

Time    Topic
8:30    Registration – 2nd Floor above main entry, outside room 2101/2102
9:15    Welcome/Introduction – Mark Gillis
9:25    Joinery/Shop DrawingsMark Gillis
9:55    Slides – Tim Krahn
10:05    Coffee Break
10:20    Hewing DemoEthan Higgins
10:50    Google SketchupKimberley Reagan
11:20    Slides – Mark Gillis
11:30    Historic Framing in NSAustin Parsons
12:00    Lunch Break
13:10    Slides – Kimberley Reagan
13:20    Straw BaleTim Krahn
14:05    Slides – Makaio Maher
14:15    Coffee Break
14:35    Square Rule LayoutMakaio Maher
15:05    Tools/CuttingDavid Pashley
15:50    Closing Remarks

Please note that we will be offering morning and afternoon refreshments (coffee, juice and snacks), but breakfast and lunch are not included – NSCC Kingstec has a cafeteria, and we will be heading there for lunch.  We’re looking at getting together for supper/beverages at a local pub – stay tuned for more details on this.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, ideas or comments – I’m more than willing to discuss what we have planned and what we can do to make this day more amazing.  In the meantime, please continue to check this blog for updates and added information.


Mark Gillis, P.Eng.
Gillis & Company Timber Frames
6240 Summit Street
Halifax, NS B3L 1R7

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Mark GIllis, P.Eng is an award-winning designer and the owner of GIllis & Company Timber Frames.

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