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Exterior of the off the grid timber frame Barn style home in Sandwich NH

The Log Cabin, Post and Beam, and Timber Frame Home: What’s the Difference?

By Caitlin on May 31, 2018

Today I thought it would be helpful to look at some of the similarities and differences between Timber Frame Homes, […]

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Interior Kitchen and Living room of a Barn Style home in NH

Open Concept Living: Why Great Rooms Are So Great!

By Caitlin on October 25, 2017

Within the last ten years, the idea of the open concept floor plan has come to reign supreme in home […]

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Checking in Curved Braces

Checking in Curved Braces

By Nathalie Belleau on May 07, 2015

Often our clients like the look of arched braces, and we like them too. Adding curves can add elegance and […]

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Badger Balm Welcome Sign with Completed Timber Frame Building Exterior in the Background

Top Ten Coolest Timber Frames by VTW (according to Mike)–#5

By Mike McLaine on March 06, 2015

Top Ten Coolest Timber Frames by VTW (according To Mike) — #5 Up here in Vermont it has finally started […]

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Exterior shot of timber frame

Top Ten Coolest Timber Frames by VTW (according to Mike)–#8

By Mike McLaine on February 03, 2015

Top Ten Coolest Timber Frames By VTW (According To Mike) — #8 It’s been a while since my last blog, […]

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Loafing Shed and Hay Door

Wrought-Iron & Timber Horse Barn

By Sandy Connolly on April 07, 2014

Would you build a timber frame horse barn on your property? What if you  never planned on owning horses? I would! […]

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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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Dining Room with Exposed Beams

Rough Sawn Hemlock–the Unsung Hero of Timber Framing

By Mike McLaine on October 15, 2013

Here in New England we have a number of species of trees in our forests, which is why we have […]

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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 […]

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Photo by John W. Hession

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 […]

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