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The timber framing process is beautiful but new to many owners, architects and builders. We know that people have all kinds of questions about how timber frames and post and beam buildings work, so we created this page specifically to help people learn and find the answers that they are looking for. Please feel free to ask – we will be happy to answer. Ask your question!
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Have you ever hidden a tension tie in the floor space beneath a finished A-frame attic?Read More »
We are looking to build an 700-800sq ft. octagon home with a wraparound porch. Because we will use straw bale […]Read More »
I have a silo foundation that has approximately a 22′ inside diameter and approximately a 26′ outside diameter which results […]Read More »
Can you design/fabricate a frame design like the Hermes project in Texas, with the main “bay” being 40′ wide and […]Read More »
I like the Texas Barn and saw additional finished photos on Zuber’s website. My project site is located in Indio, […]Read More »
I’m wondering if you have plans for a very simple timber pavilion that i can build on my own. i’ve […]Read More »
What is the appropriate size of the bottom chord & top chord (timber) for a span of 5.2 meters ( […]Read More »
I love your work … and just had a couple questions. For the most part, I have a frame design […]Read More »
Can A scissor truss be designed an put on the roof of a new house 28 feet wide x 40 […]Read More »
I am constructing a new residence. The structure will be framed. Interior finish to be infilled post and beam. Your […]Read More »
Hi. My name is Cliff Wallace & I am an architectural designer who, is currently in the preliminary planning stages […]Read More »
What Kind of Timber Dimensions and Roof Pitch Would be Comfortable for a 36′ Span and Tennessee Location?
I really like your Modified King Post Truss. What kind of timber dimensions and roof pitch would be comfortable for […]Read More »
I am developing a 2 acre piece of property in the middle of Greenville, SC. The overall feel and look […]Read More »
i am planning to build a italian style farm house with exposed ceiling trusses. i’ve noted that original homes from […]Read More »
I have a general concept of a timber frame building that I would like our park staff to construct. They […]Read More »
I was admiring the hammer beam truss and wondered what the span and spacing would be ? How many trusses […]Read More »
How long does it take to erect one of your timber frames? Can I do it myself? What kind of […]Read More »
What is a modified king post truss, and how does it work structurally?Read More »