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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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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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Constructing A Home

Constructing A Home

By Sandy Connolly on May 12, 2015

This post covers some of the decisions a client makes when they decide to build a timber frame home. One […]

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Timber Frame Project Start to Finish: Boat House

Timber Frame Project Start to Finish: Boat House

By Derek Folsom on May 01, 2015

One of my favorite parts of living in Vermont now, and New Hampshire growing up, are all of the lakes […]

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What's a tree doing up there?

What’s a tree doing up there?

By Derek Folsom on February 09, 2015

Have you ever been driving by a construction site and thought to yourself, “Why is there a tree on top […]

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Unique Timber Projects

Unique Timber Projects

By Sandy Connolly on November 03, 2014

When you think of a timber frame structure, do you visualize a home?  A barn? How about a ski lodge?  At […]

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Sundial ski Lodge

Design/Build vs. Technical/Complex Construction

By Sandy Connolly on August 11, 2014

Design/Build Construction Design it, build it, done! If it were only that easy. Actually, sometimes it is. Design / Build […]

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Loafing Shed and Hay Door

Wrought-Iron & Timber Horse Barn

By Sandy Connolly on April 07, 2014

Would you build a timber frame horse barn on your property? What if you  never planned on owning horses? I would! […]

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Timber Framing Terms

Timber Framing Terms

By Margaux Friant on November 19, 2013

As a new comer to the timber framing craft, I admit it’s taken me some time to become familiar with […]

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Dining Room with Exposed Beams

Rough Sawn Hemlock–the Unsung Hero of Timber Framing

By Mike McLaine on October 15, 2013

Here in New England we have a number of species of trees in our forests, which is why we have […]

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Truss Assembly

Timber Framing in Central America

By Mike McLaine on October 01, 2013

We were recently contracted to design the timber frame for a resort in Central America.  The project was fairly complex […]

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Porte Cochere, Great Progress

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 […]

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Welcome To The Vermont Welcome Center

Welcome To The Vermont Welcome Center

By Sandy Connolly on September 24, 2013

The Vermont Welcome Center is located in Guilford, VT off of 91. It has bathrooms, Vermont history, vending machines, and […]

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the High Winds Pergola Is Made Out of Hand Hewn White Oak

Timber…I’m Falling in Love!

By Sue Baldwin on August 05, 2013

Have you ever walked into a building so beautiful it was love at first site? That’s what tends to happen […]

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