Huge Hollow Timber Trusses Designed for a Custom Home in Franklin Lakes

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Project by Boards48 posted 01-26-2015 04:58 PM 2097 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We fabricated 3 of these hollow timber trusses for the inside of a custom home in Northern New Jersey. These were made from new pine, hollowed out, hand hewn and wirebrushed. Finish will be applied on site. They are 10’ tall and 21’ long!!

-- Boards & Beams,Co.

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#1 posted 01-26-2015 05:10 PM

WOW! That’s huge. Hope you’ll post images of the finished product.

-- Marty, Ohio

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#2 posted 01-26-2015 05:13 PM

As soon as we get them I will post them. We post a lot of finished projects on our Facebook page too for anyone that is interested. :)

-- Boards & Beams,Co.

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#3 posted 01-26-2015 07:41 PM

How do you get them outside, they seem like they go into the roof trusses?

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#4 posted 01-27-2015 02:00 AM

Thats gotta be pretty time consuming. It looks cool, Very nice job

-- If nothing goes right go left.

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#5 posted 01-27-2015 05:44 AM

WOW – pretty massive! cool looking truss…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#6 posted 01-27-2015 12:29 PM

That must be some house. As you mentioned, I’d like to see the finished product also. That truss looks promising and massive. Nice work.

-- DonB

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