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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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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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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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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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5 Timber Frame Structures That Are Haunted!

5 Timber Frame Structures That Are Haunted!

By Caitlin on October 31, 2017

In honor of Halloween, today Vermont Timber Works takes a look at 5 Timber Frame Structures from around the world […]

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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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Rot in Heavy Timber Columns

Rot in Heavy Timber Columns

By Doug Friant on April 12, 2017

  This heavy timber column looks terrific after 20 years of use, but there is a serious design problem with […]

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