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King & Queen Post Trusses

Raising A Timber Frame

By Sandy Connolly on November 29, 2013

Once timbers have been cut, applied with finish, organized, and packaged up, it’s time to ship them! Where’s the truck? […]

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The Girder Truss at Vermont Timber Works Blog

Girder Truss Applications

By Sandy Connolly on November 27, 2013

In this post we wanted to talk a little bit more about the Girder Truss, when it’s typically used and […]

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Steel Joinery

Timber Frame for the Teddy Bear Factory

By Sandy Connolly on November 23, 2013

Although Thanksgiving is just around the corner, many of us are already planning for the Christmas Holiday.  Have you started […]

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Timber Framing Terms

Timber Framing Terms

By Margaux Friant on November 19, 2013

After you admired your first Timber Frame Home or Barn, and became more interested in the craft of Timber Framing […]

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Traditional Hammer Beam Bent

Hammer Beam Truss Designs

By Sandy Connolly on November 18, 2013

The traditional hammer beam truss design is open and fabulous.  However, structurally, it can be an engineering challenge, which is […]

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Hand Hewing

Shout-Out To The VTW Crew!

By Sue Baldwin on November 14, 2013

One thing I admire about the crew I work with at Vermont Timber Works is the way they pay attention […]

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Tom, hiding from the camera

Blogging Team

By Sandy Connolly on November 14, 2013

As a proud member of the Vermont Timber Works blogging team, I thought I would take a moment to introduce […]

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Hand Hewing Timbers at Vermont Timber Works

Hewing Timbers

By Sandy Connolly on November 10, 2013

  At Vermont Timber Works we hand hew timbers for antique, rustic looking beams. We use hand-held tools such as […]

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What Light Through Yonder Timber Frame Breaks?

What Light Through Yonder Timber Frame Breaks?

By Sue Baldwin on November 08, 2013

It is the east, and Vermont Timber Works is the sun! Ok, so not really, but you have to admit, […]

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Rafter Tail Detail

White Oak Pergola

By Sandy Connolly on November 06, 2013

This is a pergola with hand hewn, white oak timbers. Thank you to Jimmy Dillion from Interstate Workshop who sent us […]

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Scissor Truss Designs on the Vermont Timber Works Blog

Scissor Truss Designs

By Sandy Connolly on November 03, 2013

Beautiful, interesting and often requested by our clients, the scissor truss is a complex and dynamic truss design. While definitely […]

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