Ancient wooden construction techniques

Sanctuary of Truth Museum It was built by the concept of Khun Lek-Khun Praphai. persistence which is built from a single material, wood, from the base to the end of the sky It is a concept and craftsmanship that is Thai. In addition, do not use metal nails to fasten the workpiece. but used as an ancient wood entry technique throughout the building The lumber used in the structural work must be hardwood, red wood, Teng wood.

Wooden beams serve to bear the weight of the floor. Attached to the poles on both sides between pole and pole

shading and tongue insertion Used to hold walls and floors, join them together without grooves and hold the grooves of two pieces of wood together. so that the workpiece can be connected to each other wider, but the technician will apply it according to the suitability of the workpiece

A hanging hawk or a falcon attached to both sides of the woodwork with both ends like a hawk’s tail. It is both an extension and a hanger for hanging, so it is called a hanging hawk or a hundred hawk.

Hammer and wedge Used instead of metal nails. Because metal nails Not enough length to hold large woodwork. However, wood and wood stretch and shrink depending on the weather conditions. Metal is rusted, so it is not suitable for use and is not suitable for long-term woodworking life and in the roof part will be

Pan Kled, which is a wood work that is used instead of tiles for roofing. There will be a groove to be a channel that can drain water during the rain and make

Eaves extending down to prevent water from flowing into the building.

    All of which is said to be an ancient wood entry technique that was used in the construction of a wooden Maha Prasat. the largest in the world Sanctuary of Truth Museum