Dave Petrina of Kettle River Timberworks quoted in the New York Times
Working alongside 35 other timber framers from around North America, Dave Petrina spent 2 weeks handcrafting the timbers to build a beautiful boat building workshop for the community of Port Jefferson, New York, to celebrate their long history of wooden boat building.
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The Bayles Boat Shed, whose frame is built of wooden timber with oak pegs instead of nails, is a modern link to the boat-building industry, which dates to the 1790s here. David G. Petrina of Vancouver, British Columbia. “These buildings are made by craftsmen and not just a bunch of guys with air nailers.