Timber Framed Pavilions

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In architecture a pavilion is defined as an open covered structure, either free-standing or attached to a main building. Often found in parks or gardens, pavilions provide shelter and shade, while maintaining an outdoor experience. Timber framed pavilions can be … Continued

Timber Framed Pergola

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A timber framed pergola can be a welcome addition to your yard, garden or any outdoor space. A pergola hints at a destination, whether it’s used as a passageway or a seating area. Choosing timber framing for your pergola ensures … Continued

Natural “Live Edge” Timbers

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Including natural timbers, also called live edge timbers, in your timber frame adds visual interest. They emphasize the connection to the trees used to create it. When the timber comes right from your build site it’s even more special. Poplar … Continued

Curved Timbers

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The dictionary defines a curve as a change from a straight line or shape into a smooth, rounded one. We define a curve as a method to add visual interest and personality to your timber frame. Straight lines can become boring … Continued

Barn Home

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This barn home was crafted from a dairy barn built in the 1850s in southeastern Indiana. The timber frame barn was built with a wide variety of hand hewn timbers. Chestnut, walnut, beech, white oak, red oak, poplar and maple … Continued

Homeowner Questions

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Building a house is an exciting, scary, satisfying and sometimes frustrating endeavor. The more you prepare in advance the more you can ensure an enjoyable process. Before even sitting down with a designer, an architect, a timber framer or a … Continued

For Architects

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The role of architect is critical for home building projects. A working knowledge of timber framing offers will allow you to integrate the structural strength this traditional method of building offers into your plans from the beginning stages of design. … Continued

SIPs in Timber Frames

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Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are often used in timber frame building. They are panels consisting of a rigid insulated foam core sandwiched between two structural boards. SIPs are strong, cost effective and energy efficient. While the cost of SIPs themselves … Continued

2013 Newsletter

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Some older (but still interesting) timber framing happenings! Click here to read the complete timber frame newsletterFeatured projects: Atlanta Athletic Club Custom table from salvaged antique pine