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Camp Hayden Dining Hall

Steel Joinery For The Fresh Air Fund Timber Frame

By Sandy Connolly on January 20, 2015

What do you imagine when a timber frame with steel joinery is proposed? Sometimes we use steel joinery because the engineering requires it. Sometimes we use steel joinery for the look. Other times, we use steel joinery for both the engineering and the look. If you know that exposed steel […]

Custom Timber Frame Home

Custom Timber Frame Home

By Sandy Connolly on December 19, 2014

We build custom timber frame homes that suit the needs of our clients. It’s our speciality. Let’s take a look at an example! The client (let’s call him Todd) wanted a unique timber frame home where he could host parties, brew beer, and have a place to park his cars. […]

Deer Lake Dining Hall

My (Sandy) Favorite Vermont Timber Works Frames

By Sandy Connolly on October 24, 2013

Let’s explore a few of my personal favorite projects, of which I have many.  This may need to become a series…we will see. 1st is our Deer Lake Boy Scout Camp.  A Traditional Timber Frame Design. My next choice is not so traditional. Night Pasture Farm is a timber frame […]

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 due to the building’s proximity to the ocean, the area’s seismic activity, and the function of the building.  The design, with hipped trusses, also added to the complexity of the […]

View from the back side

Award Winning Post and Beam Home

By Sandy Connolly on September 18, 2013

Let’s take a look at a residential new construction project that is like no other. We worked with Bonin Architects on this timber frame. In 2013 this home won a People’s Choice Award from the New Hampshire AIA for Bonin’s design! The contrast between the douglas fir timber, the stone work […]

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