Summer 2023 Timber Tidbits

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Summer is here and it’s hot and steamy. But just like postal carriers, “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” will keep us from completing our projects. Well, maybe gloom of night…..Anyway, here’s a look at some … Continued

Spring 2023 Timber Tidbits

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After a few false starts, spring has arrived! In our neck of the woods the mountain laurel are blooming, the whippoorwills are calling, and the river is running. We’ve been super busy in the shop and with several raisings. Here’s … Continued

Winter 2023 Timber Tidbits

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Winter has brought us a variety of projects both large and small, temperatures warm and frigid, schedules kept and scrambled.But it’s certainly never boring… Here’s a look at some of what’s been happening ~The MoreSun Team Click here to read … Continued

Trade School Education

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Recently we hosted a group of high school carpentry students and instructors from our county career and technology center. Trade school education is becoming an increasingly popular option with numerous job openings and opportunities. Introducing these students to timber framing … Continued

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‚ÄčOur 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