Raising Video

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For your viewing pleasure, here’s a time-lapsed video of one of our raisings.Stephen, Ben, Carlton & Jeremy raised this contemporary multi-level home not too far from our shop.  The timber frame raising video starts after the main part of the … Continued

Pavilion Raising

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This pavilion raising was actually a repeat job. Some years ago we cut and raised this timber frame pavilion for Caylx Farms, a wedding and event venue in upstate South Carolina. Recently the owners contacted us. A change in their … Continued

Bare Timber Frames

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Pictures of completed homes, outbuildings and other structures are wonderful to see. We can picture ourselves cooking in that kitchen, hanging out with family in that great room, or sitting on that porch. But there’s no denying the beauty of … Continued

Timber Frame Cabana

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Quickly nicknamed the “Stealth Cabana” this Cypress timber frame cabana was an interesting project. Raising the cabana in the Atlanta August heat, next to a beautiful pool, was a hot, hot job. The crew got it done and our client … Continued

Dewees Island Home

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Dewees Island is a private barrier island, north of Charleston, South Carolina. The island is accessible only by ferry, which makes building a timber frame interesting! Transporting Materials All of the timbers, SIPs, workers, equipment and tools rode the ferry … Continued

Floating Gazebo

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Raising a timber framed gazebo on a floating dock in Alabama required math skills and equilibrium! The Cypress octagonal gazebo required some different layout. We cut the five-sided posts on our sawmill, along with the six-sided “boss pin.”Boss pin is … Continued

Lake House Porch

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Timber Frame Porch RaisingThis home on Lake Hartwell in Georgia was enhanced with a Yellow Pine timber framed entry porch. Here’s a look from test fitting in the shop to the timber frame porch raising on site. This small project … Continued

Ranch Entrance Gate Frame

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Adding an entrance gate to this Alabama ranch served several purposes. It allows the owner to control access, encloses the property and makes a strong statement. The Southern Yellow Pine ranch entrance timber frame gate structure was created with 24″ … Continued

Great Room Addition

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This Atlanta, Georgia client needed more square footage and didn’t want to move. So a timber frame great room addition was the answer! The White Pine timber frame created a great room with central support posts that carry the roof … Continued

Before, During, After

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From stacks of timbers, to raisings, to finished timber frames, here is a brief glimpse into some of our projects. Before, during & after.Watching a stack of timbers arrive in the shop is always an exciting moment. First comes layout. … Continued