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...
CHANGES,  Part 8

CHANGES, Part 8

The Impact of the CNC Machine In 1995 I received a fold-out postcard of sorts. Actually, it was an invitation from Hans Hundegger to come to Germany as his guest to inspect a heavy timber CNC machine which he wanted to market to North American timber framers. On the...
New Projects at LCTF

New Projects at LCTF

It’s been busy here at Lancaster County Timber Frames, and we’ve added a number of new projects in the past couple of months to our schedule for early 2015. We recently received a contract for a great room roof system for a residence in Upper Uwchlan...
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....

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