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 …

Want to incorporate some chainsaw carvings into your timbers?

We thought that this would be a nice detail that some people would like.  We have access to a number of talented chainsaw artists that can do a number of things to various pieces of timber in your frame.  From carved out beam ends or post corners and faces, to full on reliefs or inlays to beam/post faces – your …