This stop bladed scarf joint with cogs takes a bit more work to cut than a simple bladed scarf joint. But the cogs (the projections into the tenon that form a t-shape) added to the stub tenons help lock the joint in place.
This 16×24 pavilion with purlins has some great features! The rafters and purlins create a fabulous rhythm in the roof structure, which has a commanding presence with a 12 in 12 pitch. And the gently curved knee braces and truss struts are a thing of beauty. You’ll be proud to show off this pavilion to your family and friends when the work is done!
When you describe a timber frame home to your friends, what do they immediately picture? We all know what those unfamiliar with the craft see in their minds eye: a log cabin. But ask Mike Beganyi, a designer who works with New Energy Works, and a world of beauty and diverse design appears. In a recent article in New England Home, Mr. Beganyi.