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Westbrook Middle School

King Post Trusses

Westbrook Middle School is in Westbrook, ME. Vermont Timber Works provided custom timber trusses for the school.

The trusses have a king post design and were fabricated from douglas fir timber, which was finished with a urethane stain. The trusses’ traditional mortise and tenon joints are secured with 1” birch pegs.

We worked with architects Harriman Associates and builders Harvey Construction Corp. on this project.

All of our timber work is handcrafted to meet exact project requirements, and we enjoy working with our clients to make sure the details – from design to finish – are just right.

If you like these timber trusses, or have timber work questions, we invite you to get in contact or ask an expert!

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SEE THE PROCESS

Shop Drawing of a King Post Truss

Drawing & Planning

Shop drawing of one of the king post trusses for the school

Shop Drawings of Multiple King Post Trusses for Westbrook Middle School

Drawing & Planning

Truss profiles for each of the 5 king post trusses

Timber Samples

Fabrication

Timber samples for the school with a natural poly urethane finish

Labeled Truss Timbers

Fabrication

Cut timbers ready for finish

Beam Ends Marked with Location Specifications

Fabrication

Beam ends marked with location specifications

Assembled & Raised!

Douglas fir trusses installed at West Brook Middle School

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