Framing Stilly's Barn
A barn timber frame is born
by Jim Coffee
About the Book
The concept...thousands of years old.
The finished frame...elegant.
This book documents with photographs the transformation of the basic material...wood...into a 'timber frame' for a barn.
These photographs, which span time from August through October 2004, give insight into the art of timber framing.
Featuring Stilly Sprague, the owner, the dreamer, the hardest worker. And Fox Maple and a multitude of friends and volunteers from around the country.
250 images depict the cutting and framing of this timber frame barn.