Timber Frame News

What's new at Lancaster County Timber Frames and the Industry

News at Lancaster County Timber Frames

PITTSBURGH POOLHOUSE A project by LCTF made the cover of the May 2012 issue of House Trends Magazine. This marks the seventh time LCTF's work has appeared on a magazine cover. NEW PROJECTS A Victorian barn in Monkton, Maryland will be LCTF's sixth project with Kinsley...

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New Project at Lancaster County Timber Frames

Lancaster County Timber Frames recently contracted with Precision Building and Construction, LLC of Bridgewater, New Jersey, to fabricate and erect a new barn structure for the Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris, New Jersey. The farm - which dates back to...

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Notaviva Vineyards

Notaviva Vineyards - Holiday Greetings from Purcellville, Virginia. This Christmas e-Greeting was sent to us recently from Steve and Shannon Mackey, the owners of the vineyard. That's a 16' tall Colorado blue spruce Christmas tree. Did they have a scissors lift to...

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Timber Frame Projects 2011

We recently signed a contract for a timber frame hybrid roof system for a local York client. The trusses are a shallow pitch, and make use of a scarf-jointed curved chord. The chord is connected using a keyed scarf joint wrapped with forged opposing wedge steel...

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LEED Gold Certified timber frame home

The Ember house in Lititz, PA was recently awarded LEED Gold Certification. This is one of only three residences in the state of Pennsylvania to achieve this distinction, and, thus far, the only one in Lancaster County. The south-facing home with a fine view of...

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Projects – October 2011

Country Meadows The erection of the 80' octagonal frame at the Country Meadows Retirement Community in York, Pennsylvania was completed last week. Because of the low roof pitch, the structure bears a slight resemblance to a flying saucer, an impression that will...

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Projects new & old

We recently completed a project in Ft. Loramie, Ohio. The frame consists of two separate truss systems, one in the lodge room of the house, and one in the foyer. The client visited the home of an earlier client of ours, loved what they saw, and wanted to include...

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News for the Month of June

WoodWorks, a lumber and timber industry standards association for professionals engage in large timber construction of commercial buildings, recently published "Innovations in Timber Construction". (You can download the whole article with photographs...

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