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Interior of the Vermont Veterans Memorial Chapel. This church was made with Hemlock and Pine and features Girder Trusses.

Why We Love Building Timber Frame Churches

By Caitlin on August 21, 2019

Vermont Timber Works has worked on many church and chapel projects since the company was founded in 1987. We’ve been involved in a variety of religious building projects which have included new church construction, church renovation, and historical church reconstruction, as well as expansions and additions. Designing trusses, beams, and […]

Timber Frame Trusses in Saint Patrick's Church

Timber Church Ceilings

By Margaux Friant on May 24, 2016

Some of Vermont Timber Works best projects are churches. The people in our shop love collaborating with clients to build timber trusses for cathedral ceilings. This post is going to share some of the most beautiful churches we’ve had the honor to work on over the years, and information about […]

Timber Frame Project Start to Finish: St. Andrew's Church

Timber Frame Project Start to Finish: St. Andrew’s Church

By Derek Folsom on April 24, 2015

Over the next several weeks I’ll be taking you through the timber framing process from start to finish, the way that Vermont Timber Works does it.  These blogs should help give an idea of what goes into the design, materials, engineering, fabrication, and erection.  I’m starting the series with St. […]

Arched Timber Trusses in Saint Andrew's Church in Ridgefield, CT.

Arched Church Beams for St. Andrew’s Church

By Doug Friant on April 12, 2013

We are just home from installing these beautiful arched beams for St. Andrews Church in Ridgefield, CT. We will have to go back and photograph this church once the construction  is complete. The beams are a combination of douglas fir timber, glulam arches and steel connections. Heavy timber adds a […]

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