Modified Hammer Beam Boathouse

MacPherson Boat House

Timber Frame Boathouse

MacPherson Boat House is in Stanstead, QC. The project design features a modified hammer beam and girder truss design with custom scrolled rafter tails. It was challenging, as the frame was required to support the normal snow loads in Quebec as well as two 16,000 pound boat lifts. It was  constructed using douglas fir timber, 1” oak pegs, and steel tension rods.

All of our frames are 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.

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Douglas Fir Scroll Beam

Underside Support Posts For the Timber Boathouse

Underside Support Posts

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