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Timber Checking in Building and Timber Framing

Timber Checking

By Caitlin on February 22, 2018

  Wood is a natural material prone to change and variation. Like people, no two trees are exactly the same, […]

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Solar Power at Vermont Timber Works

Solar Power at Vermont Timber Works

By Caitlin on January 11, 2018

  Did you know that since 2015 our shop has been powered completely by solar energy? In October 2014, we […]

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Basic Truss Styles

Basic Truss Styles

By Caitlin on January 05, 2018

The Truss is the heart of the timber frame and is functional as well as decorative. Our clients can choose […]

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Steel Connections and Timber Frames

Steel Connections and Timber Frames

By Caitlin on December 22, 2017

Today we’re going to look at how Steel is used in Timber Framing. While the traditional joinery techniques that are […]

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Traditional Joints Used in Timber Framing

Traditional Joints Used in Timber Framing

By Caitlin on December 14, 2017

  In this blog post, we’re going to look at some of the Traditional Joinery Methods we use for our […]

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Timber Framing Styles

Timber Framing Styles

By Caitlin on December 07, 2017

Today we’re going to look at a few of the most common Timber Framing Styles that we use at Vermont […]

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Honoring The Timber Framing Tradition

Honoring The Timber Framing Tradition

By Caitlin on November 28, 2017

Today we’re going to talk about why Vermont Timber Works stays true to the traditional way of creating Timber Frames, […]

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Basic Barn Styles

Basic Barn Styles

By Caitlin on November 21, 2017

When people come to us looking for a Timber Frame Barn, often times they aren’t fully aware of all the […]

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Preparing For Winter: Insulating & Weatherizing Your Timber Frame Home

Preparing For Winter: Insulating & Weatherizing Your Timber Frame Home

By Caitlin on November 14, 2017

The winters in Vermont can be harsh. So Vermont Timber Works understands how important proper and efficient insulation is. Today […]

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Glulam vs. Solid Beams: Which Is Best For Your Project?

Glulam vs. Solid Beams: Which Is Best For Your Project?

By Caitlin on November 07, 2017

Customers often ask us about using Glulam in their building projects and want to know how this material differs from […]

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