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Warmth, strength and security: The hallmark of timber frame construction is the joy of homeowners.

Utilizing timber post and beam, with wood joinery held in place by wooden pegs, timber frame structures are made to last hundreds of years. Allowing the homeowner to vary the wood look throughout the home, timber frame uses a mixture of tongue & groove, drywall and other materials to create a strikingly beautiful, energy efficient, building system.

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Timber frame construction itself is a centuries old art form. Historic yet modern, timber frame homes offer a best-of-both-worlds experience. The style itself is a timeless architectural form anchored in antiquity; however, the exposed posts and beams distinctly express 21st century elegance. The timber frame is an intricate web of parts that both support and beautify a home – every piece is as necessary to the structure as it is to the style.

Timber framing is a specific type of post-and-beam construction made of solid wood timbers, usually joined by mortise-and-tenon joinery and traditional wooden pegs. In timber framing, joinery is practically the definition of the product. Without joinery there is a structure made with post & beam, but it is not a timber frame. Most timber joints are variations on the pegged mortise-and-tenon – a tongue on one timber is received by a slot in the other.

Our frames are precision cut by our factory network using Hundegger K2 amchines to create pegged joinery methods. If you enjoy viewing perfection, this cutting system achieves unbelievable results. The Hundegger K2 is a computer-driven CNC machine that uses CAD drawings, robotic arms, and a variety of heads and bits to precision-cut the intricate parts and pieces that make up the timber frame.


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+The Natural Element® Timber Frame Package and Options

The magazine below will provide visuals and more detailed information about the Timber Frame Building System® components and options. Click to enlarge. Once enlarged, click to zoom in or out. Use zoom tool at top center left for more magnification.

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+Timber Frame Technical Documents

Timber Frame enthusiasts often like the technical aspects of the building system, so we have provided a few of these in the magazines below:

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