Natural “Live Edge” Timbers

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Including natural timbers, also called live edge timbers, in your timber frame adds visual interest. They emphasize the connection to the trees used to create it. When the timber comes right from your build site it’s even more special. Poplar … Continued

Clocks are cool!

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We never know what to expect, but we’re glad for the interesting woodworking projects that come our way… St. John’s German Evangelical Church was built in 1859. It is the most notable historic timber frame structure in Walhalla, South Carolina. Hiding … Continued

Homeowner Questions

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Building a house is an exciting, scary, satisfying and sometimes frustrating endeavor. The more you prepare in advance the more you can ensure an enjoyable process. Before even sitting down with a designer, an architect, a timber framer or a … Continued

SIPs in Timber Frames

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Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are often used in timber frame building. They are panels consisting of a rigid insulated foam core sandwiched between two structural boards. SIPs are strong, cost effective and energy efficient. While the cost of SIPs themselves … Continued