Summer 2019 Timber Tidbits

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Summer took us to a fabulous island, a tranquil spot in the woods by a creek,up to the mountains, out to a lake, and just around the corner. And yes – we worked while we were there!Here’s a look at what’s … Continued

Timber Framed Island Pavilion

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We were pretty excited to get a call from the Norwalk Seaport Association about cutting and raising a timber framed island pavilion for them. Sheffield Island (Norwalk), Connecticut is home to a retired lighthouse that is listed on the National … Continued

Spring 2019 Timber Tidbits

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Spring is finally here! (We know, because everything is covered in pollen.)The new shop has made a big difference in our work lives, and came right when we needed more covered space.Here’s a look at what’s new ~The MoreSun Team Click … Continued

Winter 2019 Timber Tidbits

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Winter has been super busy for us. Lots of projects are being cut, with several that will be raised this spring and summer.Here’s a look at what’s new ~​The MoreSun Team Click here to read our complete timber framing newsletter. … Continued

Fall 2018 Timber Tidbits

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Fall has been a repeat of summer – rain has us moving from site work to the shop and back again. A new, large work and timber storage structure will certainly help!Here’s a look at what’s new ~​The MoreSun TeamClick … Continued

Marriage Marks

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Marriage marks were used in timber frame construction as reference points, to identify pieces that fit together in the frame or for the positioning of peg holes. Most commonly used in the 18oos and earlier, marks were etched into the … Continued

Summer 2018 Timber Tidbits

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Summer has been a constant shuffling of work based on the weather. Rain, rain, and more rain has had us bouncing from site work to the shop. But, no complaints (or not too many) – the river is up and … Continued

Spring 2018 Timber Tidbits

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It was a very busy spring, with multiple projects in the works and the crew shifting from job to job, depending on the weather, other subs’ schedules, material deliveries, and current urgency! And so, with at least a few days left until … Continued