Southern Vermont

Breed Estate

Main House - A beautiful hammer beam truss that is buttressed by conventional framing (not seen).

The Breed Estate is in Southern, VT. Vermont Timber Works worked on this project when we were general contractors as well as timber framers.

The estate consists of a 12,000 sq.ft. main residence, a 10,000 sq.ft. indoor pool building, a music studio, a lake house, and a carriage barn.

All of our timber is handcrafted to meet exact project requirements and we enjoy working with our clients to make sure the details – from design to finish – are just right.

With over 26 years of experience designing, engineering and building custom timber frames, we can assure our clients that our frames are the best in the industry.

If you like these timber frames, or have timber work questions, we invite you to get in contact or ask an expert!

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The timber trusses in the main home, pictured above, have a modified hammer beam design. The pool house trusses, pictured below, have a hammer beam design as well. Douglas fir timber was used to hand craft the Breed estate frames, which are all traditionally joined with mortise and tenon cuts that are secured with hardwood pegs.

The Main House

Octagon Ceiling Beams

Arched Beams and Braces and Timber Framed Dormer

The Main House

Arched Beams, Braces, and Timber Framed Dormer

The Main House

Home Exterior

The Breed Estate Indoor Timber Frame Pool House with Trusses

The Pool House

Modified Hammer Beam Trusses

The Pool House

Douglas Fir Trusses

Modified King Post In the Process of Being Raised

The Pool House Assembly

Raising A Truss

The Lake House - Post & Beam Porch and Entry

The Lake House

Porch and Entry

Post & Beam Entry for Lake House

The Lake House

Home Exterior

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