Entries by sieverscreative

Timber Framing Tool Sharpening

Based on feedback from our students, we developed a new one-day tool sharpening class for 2019. The techniques we teach are designed to take advantage of hand sharpening methods such as files, stones, pucks, sand-paper, and leather strops. There are plenty of automated sharpening methods that work just fine for putting an edge on Sharp […]

Mallet Making

In order to timber frame, we need a mallet to whack on our chisel. For us, that means we find a chunk of hardwood; then, we use a froe, axe, and chisel to make up a mallet.

Farm To Trail Event – Silver Creek Springs Farm

Camp at the CreekBest camp site in Wisconsin; only minutes from Silver Creek Springs Farm.Barron County MTB Trail SystemGet directions from “Tony” at the Creeky Wheel Last weekend, we attended the Farm to Trail Event.  We stayed at Silver Creek Springs Farm with our hosts Tony and Lisa Kofakis.  As those of us closing in on 60 […]