Timber Frame or Post & Beam construction has

been in existence for thousands of years.

Archaeologists date the beginning of timber framing to the first joinery which began simultaneously around 200 buy generic cialis B.C.,* in the Far East and in Europe. The KONDO (main hall) a timber frame structure still standing in Japan, is said to have been built in 609 A.D., dating it as the oldest wooden structure in the world.

*Tedd Benson – Building the Timber Frame Home

The craft of timber framing evolved in family guilds, passing on knowledge and maintaining their homes, barns, churches and covered bridges this way.