TFG Regional Gathering Update

Timber Framers Guild Regional Gathering – Eastern Canada

The Eastern Canada regional gathering of timber framers is scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2015 (8:30am to 4:00pm), at NSCC Kingstec, Kentville, NS.  The event will offer a full day of classroom-based instruction, hands-on learning, peer-to-peer networking, good times, and camaraderie.

Presenters and presentations are:

Tim Krahn, MSc, P.Eng., LEED AP, Building Alternatives Inc. – Straw Bale Enclosures
Makaio Maher, B.Sc., Green Timber Works – Square Rule Timber Layout
Ethan Higgins, BA, Green Timber Works – Timber Hewing Demonstration
David Pashley, Red Seal Carpenter, Olde Mountain Carpenters – Joint Cutting and Tool Demonstration
Austin Parsons, B.Sc, MES, SMBT, Dalhousie University Architecture – Historic Timber Framing of Nova Scotia
Kimberley Reagan, BA, TimberhArt Woodworks – Introduction to Google Sketchup
Mark Gillis, P.Eng., Gillis & Company Timber Frames – Joinery Decisions

We’ve had interest from folks as far away as Manitoba and the New England, and hope to see a good turn-out from Ontario, Quebec and Vermont!  Registration is free, and open to anyone interested in learning more about the craft.  Please RSVP to hold your spot by emailing Mark Gillis (

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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