A journeyman is a worker, skilled in a given building trade or craft, who has successfully completed an official apprenticeship qualification. Journeymen are considered competent and authorized to work in that field as a fully qualified employee. They earn their license by education, supervised experience and examination. Although journeymen have completed a trade certificate and are allowed to work as employees, they may not yet work as self-employed master craftsmen.
Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic
The Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic is a high school football all-star game held in the Buffalo metropolitan area. All stars from Western New York are assembled into a "North" team and a "South" team. The game does not draw
Boring machine (carpentry)
A carpenters boring machine is a hand-driven machine to bore holes in beams such in the process of making a mortise or making holes for the wooden pegs which hold mortise and tenon joints together
Scaffold (barn)
Scaffold in a barn are loosely laid poles or joists generally above the drive floor on which crops are piled. The term has the same meaning of a temporary, elevated platform in other uses of the word
Race knife
Race knife also known as a timber scribe is a knife with a U-shaped end sometimes called a scoop knife for cutting marks in wood by lumbermen, carpenters, coopers, surveyors, and others. The reasons for making marks varies and includes keeping count
Bell roof
A bell roof is a roof form resembling the shape of a bell. Bell roofs may be round, multi-sided or square. A similar-sounding feature added to other roof forms at the eaves or walls is bell-cast, sprocketed or flared eaves, the roof flairs upward
Crown post
A crown post is a term in traditional timber framing for a post in roof framing which stands on a tie beam or collar beam and supports a collar plate. Historically, crown posts were called king posts, but this usage is confusing and obsolete. A crown post
Sawyer (occupation)
Sawyer is an occupational term referring to someone who saws wood, particularly using a pit saw either in a saw pit or with the log on trestles above ground or operates a sawmill. One such job is the occupation of someone who cuts lumber to length for the
A come-a-long is a hand-operated winch with a ratchet used to pull objects. The drum is wrapped with wire rope. A similar tool that uses a nylon strap is used to straighten trees, as it straightens gradually over time, therefore not splitting the
Dragon beam
Dragon beam is a horizontal, diagonal beam in the corner(s) of some traditional timber framed buildings. The term is commonly used in both hip roof framing and jettying. Older publications may use the synonyms dragging beam, dragging piece, dragging tie
Jakub Landovský
Jakub Landovský, is a Czech politician, lawyer, and university pedagogue, who is currently an ambassador to NATO since 5 August 2019. He had served as the Deputy Minister of Defense from 2015 to 2019