The Timber Framers' Guild of North America is a nonprofit association of about 250 timber framers from the U.S. and Canada. From May 30 to June 1, about 300 people gathered for the Guild's second annual meeting in Marlboro, Vt., to hear reports, share information and view examples of each other's work. Many attendees were from New England, which seems to have more than its share of modern-day framers: Tedd Benson, Jack Sobon, Ed Levin and Wayne Kondor come to mind. Other U.S. participants came from as far away as Michigan, Montana, Tennessee, and even Louisiana and Florida. The international contingent included framers from several Canadian provinces, a German tool manufacturer's rep, and English restorationist Peter McCurdy, one