Crane Day: It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. It’s the culmination of months of design, engineering, off-site fabrication in our shop, a lot of hard work, and skillful execution.
Watch as reclaimed wood beams are sorted, graded, and re-sawn on our yard, and are transformed in our shop into a structural timber frame for a fabulous Great Room in Kentucky.
Imagine hanging your car off your house: each one of the timber framed White Oak gable trusses in this video weighs 2,400 pounds–about as much as a MINI Cooper.
Where does reclaimed wood come from? We don’t grow trees like this anymore, so today the only source for this old-growth Heart Pine timber is the industrial forest (timber reclaimed from old buildings).
We’re not the only people who consider Roy Watson a living national treasure. In this video, the 66 year old discusses hand-hewn logs and timbers and demonstrates several of the hewing styles he’s capable of producing.
247,245 people have watched this video about the largest horse barn in the US. Have you seen it yet?
Learn what inspired this unusual timber frame project, as well as a little bit about how a timber frame project is actually assembled.
247,245 people have watched this video about the largest horse barn in the US. Have you seen it yet? This video generated lots of interest and questions in online discussions. Kaitlin Mitton did a great job answering the most-asked questions on Horse Collaborative (now Horse Network): This is in Wellington, Florida. It is the home barn […]