ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, will host a free timber frame joinery workshop on Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Erikson Fields Preserve, 164 West St, Rockport.
Ryan Twisla, a local timber framer and sustainable builder, will demonstrate cutting joinery, discuss tools for the job, and invite attendees to try their hand at it. Twisla will explain the function of different types of joints and timbers in the frame of the barn to be built at Erikson Fields.
Pre-registration is required and is available online at aldermere.org/joinery and by phone, 236-2739.
Registration is free; donations are appreciated.
For more information about the barn being built at Erickson Fields, visit mcht.org/moo.