Free timber frame raising workshop at Erickson Fields

ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, will host a timber frame raising Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Erickson Fields Preserve, 164 West St., Rockport.

Ryan Twisla, a local timber framer and sustainable builder, will explain the process of preparing a timber frame to be raised by hand and will lead participants in raising a portion of the frame together. The frame will be finished as a barn at Erikson Fields. 

Attendees should wear boots and gloves and bring their own lunch. Registration is free and available online ( and by phone, 236-2739. 

Event Date: 

Sat, 07/23/2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Event Location: 

Erickson Fields Preserve, 164 West St., Rockport


164 West Street
Rockport, ME 04856
United States