Raising Day

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The rain finally stopped mid-afternoon, and we were able to raise the frame.  Not a bad way to spend a Saturday afternoon.  A few friends who will always show up on short notice, a chance to involve the neighbors.  Block and tackle for the heavy lifting, then marrying up the scarf for the last time.

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Everybody got to drive a few pegs…

It’s been a long day.

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About michaellangford2012

Timber framer, boatbuilder, dreamer, writer, musician; collector of books, tools, aphorisms. "There is nothing, absolutely nothing…half so much worth doing…as simply messing about in boats."
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5 Responses to Raising Day

  1. Greg Merritt says:

    Wow! I can only try to imagine how satifying it must be to bring something of this scale together. Looks great.

    • At best, raising is one of the most collaborative experiences. Three of these guys I have worked with a lot, the other two are neighbors. After four months working by myself, it was great to have some help.

  2. Wesley Beal says:

    That is some fantastic looking joinery for the structure. What is it going to be when done?

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