Hybrid Frames

Timber Frame Hybrid Designs

Timber frame hybrid designs are becoming more popular for the simple fact that many people only want a few timbers within their project, or only want to highlight a certain area or room.  This can be accommodated to fit your inspirations for your project to a vast number of options!  Take a look at the sample of timber truss designs …

The Edmonton Project

Most of my radio time in the shop is spent listening to CBC Radio.  They have a great many programs that are extremely interesting and some that are very funny. The other day I heard an interview with some young, ambitious folks that entered a community-based contest that centres on developing something geared towards Edmontonians and improving their connection with …

A Word About Design…and Scheduling

We live in an age of immediate gratification. Our electronic devices have access to a myriad of answers to our questions – all done in mere seconds. This has been transferred to all aspects of our lives and into expectations of how things should be achieved, especially with building and without regard to how complex or intricate the design may …

Octagonal Gazebo Raising

We received a call from a local client that wanted help raising a 3rd party cut octagonal gazebo. It was CNC cut from a timber frame company in BC – went together nicely. The client and a friend of his helped to raise the frame and then we put on the Douglas Fir T&G for a sub-roof structure. Turned out …

How much timber frame design and construction experience do you have?

I get this question many times from both clients and potential clients, especially since they see our company as a very small operation. Perhaps after visiting larger timber frame companies with numerous employees, including designers and possibly engineers, our company may seem like it is not “professional” or experienced as these competitors in their eyes. I would like to refute …