common ground fair 2011
unity, maine

open air timber framed structure with hipped roof; available for sale, please inquire about pricing.

cut from timbers salvaged from 19th century public works building deconstructed in bath, maine that had been used to store road salt and coal. the blackness in the the timbers' checking is coal dust: many checks had small chunks of coal lodged in them discovered during milling. douglas fir posts and top plates; southern yellow pine lower plates with offset through tenons and wedges; spruce hips and rafters. post bottoms are scribed onto field stone footers. king posts are carried by curving peeled white cedar logs.
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