Day One: Timber Frame Raising at Day House Property in Durango, Colorado

The Woodhouse timber frame was delivered yesterday morning (June 7, 2011) for the guesthouse on the Day property.  The wood is gorgeous. The joints are incredibly clean.  As you can imagine, I’m focusing on raising it this week, so I’ll be light in words and heavy on...
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Save the Date: Timber Frame Raising Party in Durango, Colorado at the Day House Property

One of the things I like best about building timber frames is the heritage and history of the craft. Traditionally, raising a timber frame structure was a festive community event. Times may have changed, but a timber frame raising is still a worthy cause for celebration. To that...
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Unexpected (Or Unrecognized) Timber Frame Structures

If you mention “timber frame buildings” today, most people associate the term exclusively with large and dramatic, resort-style homes. While that style of home is undoubtedly a beautiful application for timber framing, this association doesn’t scratch the surface of the full...
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