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...
CHANGES, Part 7

CHANGES, Part 7

Form of Projects In the early years our projects, as well of those of our contemporaries, were residential and most of them were of a traditional form or style. I think the most heavily used were the saltbox, cape cod and “barn home”. It was a limited palette....
Copyright Issues

Copyright Issues

Every now and again a prospective client comes through our door with a set of drawings from another timber frame company. For one reason or another – why is usually a somewhat delicate matter – the prospective client decided they weren’t sure they wanted to work with...

Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington

Lancaster County Timber Frames was recently selected to execute the timber framing for the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington and for the adjacent Scholar’s Residence in Mount Vernon, VA. LCTF expects to be on site early this summer....
Projects – October 2011

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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