Earlier this week we spotted the elusive beetle mallet at the raising of Jim and Tina’s timber frame hybrid home on Cayuga Lake in New York:
Interestingly, though it looks like sunset, it was 2pm when this image was taken. The odd cloudy-yet-warm-and-windy Fall day and low angle of the sun created some unexpected light along the shore.
Timber framer Bruce made quick work of persuading a beam into place with this trusty mallet:
Where will this tool appear next? Perhaps in a town near you!