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...
Solving our customers’ problems

Solving our customers’ problems

Three Elements Timberworks was started in 1999 as a timber frame company, and although our bread and butter is still timber frames and timber trusses, we have found over the years that our real product is providing solutions. For example, when I first started the...

The Missing Algorithm.

Honestly, I don’t know if it is an algorithm I am looking for. It might be a formula, I am not sure. Anyone who is in business knows that some projects go great and some not so great. If you could predict which jobs will go which way what a great tool. I think...
Timber Frame Barn in Boulder CO

Timber Frame Barn in Boulder CO

[slideshow]This is another project we worked on with Sam Austin. We cut the timbers for the timber frame and the general contractor responsible for the project was Silver Lining Builders. It was photographed by Daniel O’Connor.