Neil C. Godden is a contractor and owner of Godden Timber Frames where he specializes in building traditional timber frames using primarily hand tools. Neil has received his Civil Engineering degree from the University at Buffalo in 1996 and has combined his love for wood with traditional building and energy efficient practices ever since. As an experienced timber framer, Neil enjoys sharing his knowledge and techniques for this time tested craft. Neil was a Project Manager for the Timber Framer’s Guild Schuylerville, NY project, in which various workshops were held, culminating in a community-building event. Neil demonstrates passion for all that he builds and this is evident in the many timber-framing workshops he has taught throughout the years.