Posts tagged with Interior Design
Steel Connections and Timber Frames
Today we’re going to look at how Steel is used in Timber Framing. While the traditional joinery techniques that are used in Timber Framing are strong and secure, sometimes steel connections are used to reinforce connections in particularly large structures or when there’s a heavy wind or snow load. Other […]
Glulam vs. Solid Beams: Which Is Best For Your Project?
Customers often ask us about using Glulam in their building projects and want to know how this material differs from solid WOOD beams. And how do you know when to use Glulam in your project and when to use timber? Glulam Glued laminated timber, also called Glulam, is a type […]
5 Details That Make Your Timber Frame Home Unique!
Ideas and Inspiration for designing and decorating your custom Timber Frame Home! Windows Windows are the eyes of the house. They let in light, and allow the view of a home’s natural surroundings to inform the feelings inside. There are many interesting window options that look especially unique […]
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Reclaimed Wood
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Reclaimed Wood Reclaimed wood is lumber that has been rescued from antique barns, factories, mills, and sometimes even old fences or wine barrels. Vintage wood has had a huge surge in popularity in the last few years, and rightly so. Antique timber […]
Lakeside Timber Framing
We recently erected a timber frame on a beautiful New Hampshire lake for a home completed by Dugas Builders, LLC of Brookfield, NH, the GC on the project. The shop drawings clearly show what we are going to build: Check out the cool roof complexity on this plan view: When […]
Modern Timber Kitchen
We recently shipped some Douglas fir beams to a client in NJ for his kitchen project. The timbers are a Select Structural grade and a Free of Heart Center (FOHC) cut, with the beautiful grain and natural strength inherent in Douglas fir. I love the clean lines and very modern […]