Fall 2022 Timber Tidbits

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Fall has kept us busy dodging rain and raising multiple frames.We’ve worked in some beautiful places, at nearby lakes and in the mountains, and both shops are full of timbers and sawdust.Here’s a look at some of what’s been happening … Continued

Cupola and Hip Roof Raising

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Ben designed this hipped roof system with a 10’x10′ cupola and back porch for a custom home on Lake Hartwell. The cupola will feature windows on all four sides and will be open to the center of the home below, … Continued

Pool Pavilion Raising

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Watch this pool pavilion raising in real time (just kidding!) This was an interesting project and we look forward to seeing final pictures of it. Pool Pavilion Raising​Our client came to us with a clear idea of what he wanted. … Continued

Summer 2022 Timber Tidbits

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Summer has kept us busy, both in the shop and on jobsites. We’ve been working in Atlanta, Highlands and Cashiers NC, and in our own neighborhood. Dealing with heat and trying to dodge all of those summertime thunderstorms is the … Continued

Hammer Beam Truss Design

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A hammer beam truss design allows for a large open space and creates a real sense of drama. This custom lakefront home certainly has plenty of that, and interesting features throughout. We crafted the large home’s timber framed main level, … Continued

Spring 2022 Timber Tidbits

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Spring has us hopping, just like all the bunnies in our yards. A nice variety of current and future projects is keeping life interesting. Here’s a look at some of what’s been happening ~The MoreSun Team Click here to read our … Continued

Winter 2022 Timber Tidbits

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Winter brought us the full-on crazy mode we were anticipating in fall!Our current projects are all nearby which makes juggling them a lot easier, and we’re getting things done.Here’s a look at some of what’s been happening ~​The MoreSun Team … Continued

Open Tread Timber Stairs

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We build a lot of closed housing, open tread timber stairs. We recently started having lexan templates cut on a CNC machine. We use the template with a top bearing router bit to cut out the perimeter of the housing. … Continued

Fall 2021 Timber Tidbits

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Fall has taught us a thing or two about juggling. And patience….Waiting for timber to arrive has had us moving between projects and rearranging schedules. Thankfully, the backlog is clearing upand now we can move on to full-on-crazy mode!Here’s a … Continued

Summer 2021 Timber Tidbits

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Summer means hot, steamy job sites in between rain storms….. but the river has been a nice level, so we’re basically happy!Here’s a look at what’s been happening ~The MoreSun Team Click here to read our complete timber framing newsletter. … Continued