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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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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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Open Concept Living: Why Great Rooms Are So Great!

Open Concept Living: Why Great Rooms Are So Great!

By Caitlin on October 25, 2017

  Within the last ten years, the idea of the open concept floor plan has come to reign supreme in […]

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5 Details That Make Your Timber Frame Home Unique!

5 Details That Make Your Timber Frame Home Unique!

By Caitlin on October 18, 2017

Ideas and Inspiration for designing and decorating your custom Timber Frame Home!     Windows Windows are the eyes of […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Reclaimed Wood

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Reclaimed Wood

By Caitlin on October 10, 2017

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Reclaimed Wood   Reclaimed wood is lumber that has been rescued from antique […]

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How To Incorporate Steel In A Timber Frame

How To Incorporate Steel In A Timber Frame

By Margaux Friant on September 05, 2016

How To Incorporate Steel In A Timber Frame This post is for people interested in timber frames that incorporate steel. The […]

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Checking in Curved Braces

Checking in Curved Braces

By Nathalie Belleau on May 07, 2015

Often our clients like the look of arched braces, and we like them too. Adding curves can add elegance and […]

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Framing Styles

By Sandy Connolly on April 21, 2014

There are a lot of timber frame styles!  If you’re seriously considering purchasing a timber frame, it’s good to keep […]

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Stunning view of the lake!

Timber Posts

By Mike McLaine on March 06, 2014

The thing I love about timber framing is that there are so many choices when it comes to the look:  […]

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Steel Plate with Rod Assembly

Connecting Timbers With Steel

By Sandy Connolly on December 19, 2013

Today’s post is going to be all about steel connections. Sometimes steel connections are used in timber framing to provide […]

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Queen Post Truss Design

King & Queen Post Trusses

By Sandy Connolly on December 05, 2013

Hail to the King and Queen! 😉 The King Post Truss is straight forward and strong. A king post truss […]

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Spruce Camp / Ceiling Detail

Girder Truss Applications

By Sandy Connolly on November 27, 2013

Girder Trusses are required and/or chosen for all kinds of different timber framing applications. Let’s take a look at a […]

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Scissor Truss Design with Purlins

Scissor Truss Designs

By Sandy Connolly on November 03, 2013

Scissor trusses are a great design! They are unique and add height to a space. A lot of people like […]

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Timber Framing with Steel Joinery

Timber Framing with Steel Joinery

By Mike McLaine on October 08, 2013

We love timber framing–that’s why we do what we do.  What really makes a timber frame come together?  It comes […]

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Dutch Barn Concept with a Modern Twist

Dutch Barn Concept with a Modern Twist

By Doug Friant on May 18, 2013

An old Dutch barn has inspired an owner and his Architect to create a modern version for his residence.  The […]

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