Timber Connection Details

Timber Connection Details

This is an example of a project we re-engineered to minimize the amount of steel and drillings in the wood. The connections work fine on paper. The concern was there would be excessive splitting and checking of the timbers due to the steel and bolts. We devised a...
I am not a wood scientist.

I am not a wood scientist.

I don’t play a wood scientist on TV, but I have been on TV with a real wood scientist. Click here to see the show.¬†I have been making a living working with wood since 1992. I have noticed over the years that there seems to be quite a bit of confusion regarding...
A Steamboat Springs Timber Frame

A Steamboat Springs Timber Frame

This project profile is from way back in 2008. It was a handcut project. Project Location: Steamboat Springs Builder: MEO Construction Architect: Mountain Architecture and Design Group Timber Frame Structural Engineer: Hammerbeam Engineering Here is a quick look at...