Charpente Couverture Chardon
It carries out traditional framework and wood turning tasks using regional wood, working or restoring according high professional standards; traditional tile, slate and shingle roofs, copper, brass, zinc works, lead, gutters on forged supports, embossed ornamentation requiring the production of wooden moulds.
The workshop masters a rare and complex expertise: timber frame scribing (a UNESCO Intangible Heritage) and marking. It works respecting the original scribing technique: wood species, lead piquage, scribing, traditional assembly of wood, tenons, mortise, dovetail, dowel, etc. It sizes and finishes the wood with traditional tools (chisel, bisaiguë, adze). In addition, it masters strutting techniques for old buildings and wood aging (walnut and lime).
The company works for prestigious clients including religious institutions, individuals and municipalities.