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Post & Beam Progress at Jay Peak Resort

By Sandy Connolly on October 01, 2013

The timber frame structures for Jay Peak Resort are coming along!

We are very happy to be doing commercial timber frame work in the North Country. Thank you DEW Construction for choosing us once again.

Jay Peak Hotel 3

Jay Peak Hotel 3

Timber Bracing for Ticket Counter Roof

Timber Bracing

The ticket counter features douglas fir timber rafters with bracing for roof support.

Below, is the start of the Porte Cochere. In the picture, two of our framers are setting the first truss, which is always exciting.  Always!

Porte Cochere Setting the 1st Truss

Setting the 1st truss!

Check out the size of the glulam support beams! 8″ x 30″ x 40′ They are  Engineered for heavy snow loads (among other things) by our very own Jessie, P.E.

Lifting the Glulam

Careful!

The next picture shows the frame during the purlin installation part of the process.

Porte Cochere, Great Progress

Porte Cochere, Great Progress

Next, there’s a timber frame snowmobile shed.

Timber Shed for Snowmobiles

Timber Frame Shed for the Snowmobiles? Of course.

I think everyone should have a timber shed for their snowmobiles.  Do you agree?

Loading Dock, Ready for Decking.

Loading Dock, Ready for Decking.

The project is coming along 🙂

If you like Jay Peak Resort’s timber frame structures, or have any questions, we encourage you to get in contact or share your thoughts in the comment section below!

2 comments
  1. Emery says:

    Great to see more expansion up at Jay!

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