Reflections on 2015

A decade or so ago, I lamented to my sweet wife that I had begun to feel there would eventually come a time when no more exciting projects would come across my desk. She gave me a sardonic smile and said, “If that’s what you think, then that’s what will happen.” She...
News from Lancaster County Timber Frames, 16th April 2015

News from Lancaster County Timber Frames, 16th April 2015

Our designers – Josh Coleman, Tim Diener, and Cory Bair – along with Tony Zaya recently attended a seminar entitled “Heavy Timber Construction in Commercial Projects” in Baltimore. The class was sponsored by WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood...
New and Recently Completed Projects at LCTF

New and Recently Completed Projects at LCTF

Another 3 months have managed to slip by since our last post, but not for lack of new and interesting projects here at Lancaster County Timber Frames. Since our last posting, we’ve completed the Jambo Grill restaurant structure at the Pittsburgh Zoo. The first...
CHANGES, Part 9

CHANGES, Part 9

The Rise of the Hybrid In construction, the term “hybrid” refers to the combination of major methods or types of fabrication. Almost all structures are a mix of methods or types, e.g., masonry foundation  or basement and stick-built platform walls and pre-manufactured...
St. John Neumann Shrine Atrium

St. John Neumann Shrine Atrium

In a mad dash to get the new St. John Neumann Shrine (A.K.A. St. Peter the Apostle Church) Atrium ready for a dedication ceremony held on Sunday, the 5th of January, our crews spent some of the days immediately before and after Christmas installing some of the last...

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