Antique Timbers – Character and Uniqueness

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Using antique timbers is a good way to add character and uniqueness in a newly constructed home. Combining these pieces of history with modern architecture gives a home a story, just waiting to be told. The visible axe strokes and … Continued

Choosing a Finish for Your Timber Frame

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We are often asked for our recommendation on a finish for a timber frame. When choosing a finish for your timber frame, you should consider these points:First and foremost, do I want a finish applied?Is the finish nontoxic and environmentally … Continued

Historic Restoration – Church Steeple

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Historic restoration and preservation of timber framed structures is a timber framer’s dream job. Not only do we get to do timber frame work, we usually get access to parts of historic buildings not generally seen. The clock tower in … Continued

Fairbanks House – 1637 Timber Frame Home

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The Fairbanks House is the oldest still standing timber frame home in North America. Built in 1637, it was home to eight generations of the Fairbanks family. Located in Dedham, Massachusetts the Fairbanks House is now a museum,  and is … Continued

Timber Frames for Outdoor Spaces

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Spring fever is real, folks. So let’s start thinking about ways to enhance our outdoor spaces. You can add living space to your home with a sunroom or porch, or erect a separate structure, such as a pavilion, pergola, or … Continued

Future Timber Framers

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Any time we have the opportunity to educate kids about timber framing and woodworking we’re in! Stephen visited a local elementary school and the thank you notes made it all worthwhile. The kids were interested and excited, while worrying that … Continued