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A Case for Wood in Construction

A Case for Wood in Construction

After thousands of years of use as a building material, wood is still the first choice for most designers, contractors, and building owners. Wood frame structures dominate residential construction in the U.S. In fact, more than 90 percent of American homes are built...
Timber Frame Home Planning

Timber Frame Home Planning

The dictionary defines timber as: “a large squared or dressed piece of wood ready for use or forming part of a structure.” Along with the ubiquitous calling of a falling tree, these are the two most popular references to wood suitable for building or carpentry....
Timber Construction on the Rise

Timber Construction on the Rise

Building homes with wood is as ancient as the house itself. For centuries, homes were constructed with wood in addition to mud, stone, brick and many other earthen compounds. Timber framed homes became a mainstay in Colonial America with its ample supply of wood from...
Timber Frames: Connecting the Old with the New

Timber Frames: Connecting the Old with the New

Work often creates an opportunity to connect. Because they grew up in the Amish community, several members of the team at Quarry View Building Group participated in barn raisings. Here, the Amish community assembled to meet the practical needs of their local...