Resources

AIA Seattle
Cascade Joinery is an Associate Member thru the Northwest AIA.

Kulshan Community Land Trust
The KCLT is dedicated to creating permanently affordable housing in Whatcom County. We work with them to provide high-quality, affordable homes in Bellingham.

Sustainable Connections
Sustainable Connections is a premier sustainable business group. As Sustainable Connections members, we are involved in their Green Building program and participate in their “Towards Zero Waste” program.

The Timber Framers Guild
The TFG is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the craft of timber framing. John Miller, our managing partner, a past TFG president, has served multiple board terms.

US Green Building Council
The USGBC has a mission to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.

Whatcom Land Trust
The Whatcom Land Trust acquires and manages land preserved for open space. The Cascade Joinery was their first business member.

EnviroStars
The mission of EnviroStars is to provide assistance and incentives for smaller businesses to reduce hazardous materials and waste, in order to protect public health, municipal systems, and the environment.

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TFEC library of Technical Bulletins:
Bulletin 10 checks
Bulletin 11 Allowable Stresses</a
Bulletin KTT Structural Design Guide
Capacity of Pegged Connections
capacity of pegged mortise and tenon joinery Miller and Schmidt
cross laminated timber
Design of Rounded Dovetail Joints
detailing timber connections dimensional change considerations Jim DeStefano
Edge Spacing of Pegs
Effect of Moisture Content on Bending Strength of Timber
Historic American Roof Trusses
Investigation of Through Tenon Keys on the Tensile Strength of Mortise and Tenon Joints
Keyed Through Tenon Joints
King Post Truss Joinery Analysis
load duration and seasoning effects on mortise and tenon joints Schmidt and Scholl
Moment Connections in Timber
Rules of Timber Joinery Design
TFEC COSP 2018
TFEC Resources
The specialty timber frame engineer
timber frame tension joinery_Schmidt and MacKay