Friday, February 20, 2015

UCSC Hay Barn - Restoring History

Working at their shop in Bonny Doon, the Santa Cruz Timber Frames crew has started meticulously milling the Hay Barn's timber frame members. With the barn raising event just a month away, the excitement is building with every passing day.

New 10"x10" Redwood Sill Plates, with scarf joints being cut from a template.

New 6"x10" Douglas Fir Intertie Beams with freshly cut mortises.
New 8"x10" Douglas Fir wall post and wall girt tenon template.

Comparing a new Douglas Fir post with a salvaged redwood wind brace.

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