Three Gable Timber Frame Pavilion

 
 
 

Timber Frame Woodshed

 

Hand tools, power tools, old tools, new tools; they all have a place and purpose. Here at MAN about TOOLS you’ll find tool reviews and other projects we have created on our little homestead farm in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. We will be posting these projects regularly on this site and on YouTube. Subscribe and see all our videos here.

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Building Projects

Constructing a Three Gable Timber Frame Garden or Patio Covering Pavilion

My good friend Connor and his wife Sara asked me to help them build a pavilion in their back yard. They wanted a timber frame three gable structure so I modelled up a design in…
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Building Projects

Build a Timber Frame Style Garden Pavilion Gazebo

We wanted to build an open structure as a center piece for our garden and as a shady spot to sit, work, or socialize. I wanted it to be built in a timber frame style…
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Building Projects

Build a Timber Frame Style Woodshed

Build your own Timber Frame Woodshed for Firewood Storage and Drying. Plans available for download in PDF Format. part 1 of 3 see part 2   -  see part 3  See the How to Video.…
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Gardening

How to Remove Silt Mud Sediment from a Well – Repair and Clean

Mud, silt, and sediment removal and pumping from a shallow well. Well Sediment builds up over time and needs to be removed. Dug well cleaning of mud can be a daunting task. First you have…
Make Concrete Garden Beds
Building Projects

Make Concrete Garden Boxes PART 1 – Complete Precast Form Build

Make your own Concrete Garden Boxes! Build the forms and precast your own 36" reinforced concrete panels that lock together to make long lasting and durable concrete garden boxes. See the complete build video that…
Make Concrete Garden Beds
Building Projects

Make Concrete Garden Boxes PART 2 – Complete Precast Form Build

Make your own Concrete Garden Boxes! This is PART 2, showing a simpler method that uses standard framing lumber. You can build these forms and precast your own 48", 36", or 24" reinforced concrete panels…
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Tool Reviews

Ash Vacuum Review, Chimney Sweeping & Cleaning our Wood Stove

Time to get the wood stove ready for winter. We have a high-efficiency wood stove and need to sweep the chimney of creosote and clean the ash buildup inside the stove. This year we tested…
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Tool Reviews

Bosch Jigsaw Review & Cutting Curves in Big Timbers

For my Timber Frame Style Woodshed project and Garden Pavilion Build, I used this jigsaw to cut curved profiles in the ends of 6" x 6" beams and in rafters. This Bosch Jigsaw model JS470EB…
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Tool Reviews

Dewalt Reciprocating Saw DCS380B Review

In our YouTube Video we quickly show a tool review of the DeWalt Cordless Reciprocating Saw, model #DCS380B, 20-Volt MAX Li-Ion.   A Reciprocating Saw has many uses around the farm and workshop. It's traditionally…
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  • Concrete Garden Box Panels Version I – Digital Plan

    USD$ 5.00
  • Concrete Garden Box Panels Version II – Digital Plan

    USD$ 5.00
  • Concrete Garden Box Plan Bundle

    USD$ 7.50
  • Firewood Cutting Jig – Digital Plan

    USD$ 5.00
  • Three Gable Pavilion – Digital Plan

    USD$ 5.00
  • Timber Frame Pavilion – Digital Plan

    USD$ 5.00
  • Timber Frame Woodshed – Digital Plan

    USD$ 5.00