We've handpicked 1.5+ hours of content from our Timber Framing Online Course, and created this FREE starter course that will walk you through everything you need to know to cut a Thru Tenon (an essential part of timber frame joinery!), as well as teach you all about Essential Timber Framing Hand Tools.

  • Learn about all the essential tools you need to timber frame!

  • Learn how to cut all of your timbers to length!

  • Learn how to layout, cut and refine a Thru Tenon.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to this FREE Timber Framing Mini-Course

    2. Hello from Gaius, Blueberry & Pat! - How To Watch Through This Course Content

    1. Chiseling & Slicking 101

    2. Model of Thru Mortise

    3. Thru Tenon: Layout & Scoring

    4. Thru Tenon: Cutting & Refining Pt. 1

    5. Thru Tenon: Cutting & Refining Pt. 2

    6. Thru Tenon: Half-Dovetail Shape

    1. Squaring Your Timbers

    2. Using Your Japanese Saw

    3. Practicing Your Sawing

    4. Timber Cutting Demonstration

    1. Tools for Measurement & Layout

    2. Japanese Saws

    3. Timber Frame Chisels & Slicks

    4. Sharpening Accessories & Stair Gauges

    1. Behind The Scenes of filming this Timber Frame Online Course!

    2. Timber Frame House Tour With Blueberry

About this course

  • Free
  • 18 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content