Recreating Medieval Rafters

This video details a (successful) experiment that attempts to recreate the 13 meter long rafters of a medieval church spire by splitting a felled tree into eight pieces and hewing the wedge-shaped pieces into rectangles using only recreated medieval tools.

Duke Sven won’t need the subtitles!

Author: Woodworking Guild

The current custodian of the Debatable Lands Woodworking Guild account is Ishiyama Shônagon.