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Shenandoah State Park Visitors Center built with Native Hemlock Timber with Traditional and Steel Joinery.

8 Parks You Should Visit This Summer

By Caitlin on June 07, 2018

Since we’re approaching the official start of summer, I thought it would be nice to look back at some of the Timber Frame structures VTW has put up in parks across the country. So look over this list and discover some parks where you can have fun outside as well […]

5 Cozy Timber Lodges

5 Cozy Timber Lodges

By Margaux Friant on January 26, 2017

It’s been a pretty mild winter, but there’s bound to be another snow storm soon and this post is for when it comes. Sometimes the best way to appreciate the cold weather is somewhere inside, with big comfy couches and a warm-feeling place to lounge. So, in preparation for the […]

Timber Frame with steel plates in the educational coastal conservation center in New Hampshire

Public Timber Frames You Can Visit In New England

By Margaux Friant on August 19, 2016

Public Timber Frames You Can Visit In New England We often have people ask if they can see one of our timber frames in person. Our answer to that is absolutely! There are Vermont Timber Works timber frames scattered throughout the country and we’ve worked with great people over the […]

5 Timber Frames That Will Make You Want To Go Outside

5 Timber Frames That Will Make You Want To Go Outside

By Margaux Friant on May 10, 2016

It wasn’t much of a winter, but even so, the sunshine and the warm weather feel good. Here in VT, the flowers are starting to bloom and the birds are chirping. Summer is on the way. So to celebrate, here are 5 beautiful outdoor timber frames. 1. Cidery Timber Frame […]

Safari Timberframe

Amusement Park Timber Framing

By Derek Folsom on August 13, 2015

If you’ve visited Six Flags in New Jersey in the past couple of years, you probably haven’t had enough time to admire the phenomenal timbers that are located at the Camp Adventura load platform, or the store, or the Safari Station.  It’s okay if you were distracted. I understand it’s […]

Pool Timber Frames

Pool Timber Frames

By Sue Baldwin on October 02, 2014

Yes. That’s right! A Timber Pool whatever you like. This year, pools seemed to be a theme at VTW.  We built a few pool pavilions, and even a pool house.  Other past projects have included complete indoor swimming pool enclosures. Just this week, our crew, or some of them, left […]

Octagon completion

Octagon Timber Frame Chapel

By Sandy Connolly on December 16, 2013

The Chapel for the Holy Apostles is located in Cromwell, CT. The frame spans 60FT!  We are proud to have been chosen to design, engineer, hand cut and also raise this timber frame. We used douglas fir timbers free of heart center to build this frame. There are also douglas […]

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Fun Winter Destinations in VT with Timber Frames

By Sandy Connolly on December 12, 2013

In Vermont, we are blessed with some of the best skiing and boarding, so this time of year means it’s time to celebrate the snow! Let’s take a look at a few of the coolest places to visit that also happen to feature timber framing by Vermont Timber Works. Let’s […]

Post and trusses with steel joinery in the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory

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 your shopping yet?  If you are in the Shelburne, VT area, we recommend a visit to the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory. You can check out our timber framing and do […]

Autumn & Public Timber Frames in VT

Autumn & Public Timber Frames in VT

By Sandy Connolly on October 29, 2013

Listening to the weather forecast this morning, snow flurries? Really?  Yes, AND since Killington Mountain is already open for the fabulous skiing season, let’s take a moment to celebrate another wonderful season in Vermont.  Autumn or Fall, which do you call it? This tree is so pretty it stops traffic […]

Goliath Towers Rollercoaster

Timber Frame Shelter at Six Flags New England

By Sandy Connolly on September 27, 2013

We worked directly with Six Flags New England to provide a custom timber frame shelter for roller coaster riders to wait in line under. This design features king post trusses with traditional joinery in western red cedar. The design is  straight forward and strong just the way our engineer likes it. […]

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