If you live in a neighborhood that has a homeowner’s association, it’s most likely that you must receive HOA approval for your wood pergola before you can add it to your back yard. When it comes time to get that permission it helps to have a professional drawing or plan […]
Any and all topics that are specific to construction planning. With heavy timber prior planning is very important to success.
Pavilion Considerations If you are considering designing a pavilion, carport, or other open shed there are some things you need to keep in mind to create a building that is both beautiful, timeless, and resilient. Timber frame pavilions and other open-air structures are remarkable pieces of architecture when done well.
Solutions for Timber Frame Trusses in Modern Great Rooms If you are going to celebrate the craftsmanship and beauty of a timber frame truss, why just have it ornamental? We are going to provide you with ideas to incorporate a true structural timber frame truss into the great room or
Hand Raising a Timber Frame Raising timber frames is heavy stuff. Sometimes a small frame can be raised with a small crew working on “apple” power. We used this traveling frame to showcase our work. You can do the same as we. It was a great start to get into
Steps in a Timber Frame Project So, you want to build a timber frame or other wooden structure? Fantastic, we are here to help! Our intent is to clear up your questions, instill confidence, and produce a successful outcome. Our timber frame project guide provides chronological steps to allow for
Joint and Peg’s Plans Here is a detailed explanation of what you receive from Joint and Peg when you decide to purchase one of our timber frame plans for sale. We provide different options based on what you need. We have you covered, and your best interest in mind. Our
Providing Cut Lists from your Sketchup files. We understand Sketchup users’ needs to have their modeling work turned into some quantifiable information. As great as Sketchup is for creating concepts and renderings, it does have some shortcomings when it comes to quickly and accurately producing useful information such as Cut
How To Find the Center of a Circle Find the center of a circle! Look above, many times this will be called upon in the tradesman toolbox. Fear not fellow tradespeople, follow the instructions below. Also helpful for drafters, architects, and whoever else is trying to find that elusive center
How to build a timber frame without plywood. Do you need plywood on your timber frame barn? The short answer is, No. However, it is true that modern day panel products such as OSB and plywood do provide a measure of lateral strength when analyzing enclosed timber frames. In most