“It turns out that beach houses and Amish timber frames are a match made in heaven” explains the narrator in today’s video.

Below, a neat clip showing an Amish construction crew rebuilding in Texas, post-Hurricane Ike.

In the video, Missouri Amish builder Danny Schwartz demonstrates timber frame construction (the kind used on Amish barns, with wooden pegs driven in by mallets).  “Our attitude to building is to build it forever…like Noah’s Ark” Danny explains.

You’ll see Danny is quite a likable guy, and like Amish auctioneer Willis Yoder, not at all camera-shy:

If you missed them, you might also enjoy these videos:

Mennonite women rebuild the Gulf Coast

Amish auctioneer Willis Yoder

Missouri also has its fair share of Amish woodworkers. More on Amish woodcraft in the state: Amish Furniture-Missouri.


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