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New member, and Thanks Jim Rogers
« on: December 23, 2011, 10:35:02 PM »
 Hello all and as the topic title says, "Thank you, Jim Rogers!"

Over the past several years, I have been nurturing a love of building timber frames. I have completed (as bid) two structures to date in what I call psuedo-timber frame (or hybrid stick and timber). Currently, I am working on another hybrid building to replace the Renaissance festival shop structure belonging to the company I work for full-time that burned down on August 22nd of this year (it's been one heck of a fire season here in Texas). Since I am getting to do the joint work and bent layout at our company warehouse, I had a need for some sawhorses that can take what I am dishing out. I found Jim's plans here for Timber Frame Sawhorses and made a pair. So again, thank you, Jim!

Because I work out side on a concrete slab and need to move those 120+ pound horses back into our building when I am done for the day (and sometimes find myself doing this alone), I added some handles and casters to them to make moving them more expedient and easier. Mine are made of rough cut SYP 8x8 and 4x8.



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Re: New member, and Thanks Jim Rogers
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2011, 09:30:17 AM »
They look good....welcome to the FF and you found one of the greatest guys here on the FF in Jim!!!
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Re: New member, and Thanks Jim Rogers
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2011, 09:34:34 AM »
Nice modification of the horses.
And thank you for your comments.

Welcome and happy holidays.

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Re: New member, and Thanks Jim Rogers
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2011, 03:38:40 PM »
Welcome to the Forestry Forum alongjordan.  Good thinking on those heavy horses.   ;D
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