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Splines

Sometimes in life, and in timber framing, there is just too much going on at the same point.

This can mean trouble say, if four beams are trying to attach themselves to one post from all different sides. Four mortices could seriously weaken the post even if they could all be accomodated.

A dry oak “spline” can act as a solution to this structural standoff and prevent any diplomatic incidents. It runs through the post and supports opposing beams.

Splines in the Castle Ring Oak Frame Workshop
Splines are also a safe way to insert purlins into the roof without having to spread the trusses.

Castle Ring Oak Frame Splines

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