Red Bank Timber Frame

  • Advertise with us
Project by TimberFramerBob posted 02-22-2013 01:10 AM 3594 views 29 times favorited 50 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 2900 square foot house we cut and raised in Red Bank, NJ december 2012/ Jan 2013. It was designed by me and cut by myself and my employee. There is no metal holding it together…...just wood joinery and oak pegs

-- ..........a man who works with his hands, his brains, and his an artist.

50 comments so far

View jasonR's profile


19 posts in 2050 days

#1 posted 02-22-2013 01:17 AM


-- Jason

View ChuckV's profile


2872 posts in 2951 days

#2 posted 02-22-2013 01:17 AM

Wow – amazing work!

-- β€œAnd the products of wealth push you along on the bow wave of their spiritless undying selves.” ― I. Anderson

View Charles Maxwell's profile

Charles Maxwell

1080 posts in 3231 days

#3 posted 02-22-2013 01:51 AM

I Red Bank still on the map? Fantastic project! Hope you’ll consider uploading progress shots and when finished.

-- Max the "night janitor" at

View jmartel's profile


6474 posts in 1573 days

#4 posted 02-22-2013 02:35 AM

Awesome. What do you use to cut the mortise/tenons on that stuff? I’m afraid to ask what it costs to do framing like this.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

View Von's profile


214 posts in 1637 days

#5 posted 02-22-2013 02:56 AM

I build bird houses and wooden toys without screws, nails, or other metal or plastic fasteners. it’s all wedge & dowel / mortise & tenon stuff… just like what ya got going here.

keep up the fine work! *adds to faves list

View TVT's profile


36 posts in 1621 days

#6 posted 02-22-2013 03:19 AM

Now that is IMPRESSIVE

-- Measure once, cut twice - you think I would learn!

View Woodwrecker's profile


3914 posts in 2999 days

#7 posted 02-22-2013 05:12 AM

Great craftsmanship.
Very nice work my friend.
And welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Eric, central Florida

View deltawing's profile


71 posts in 1453 days

#8 posted 02-22-2013 06:12 AM

Now this is wood Craftsmanship

-- > It takes a long time to become a child - Picasso <

View obi999's profile


201 posts in 2831 days

#9 posted 02-22-2013 07:11 AM

Oh man, this leaves me breathless. Absolute great job!
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

View deon's profile


2507 posts in 2449 days

#10 posted 02-22-2013 07:50 AM

Amazing great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

View Jorge G.'s profile

Jorge G.

1537 posts in 1898 days

#11 posted 02-22-2013 08:29 AM

I really like your attention to detail. The series of connecting beams with an arc look absolutely great! Other guys would have left them straight, you added a little touch that makes it immensely better….

-- To surrender a dream leaves life as it is β€” and not as it could be.

View JohnnyStrawberry's profile


246 posts in 1742 days

#12 posted 02-22-2013 09:28 AM

I’m in awe. Thanks for sharing.
Welcome to Lumberjocks!
Keep posting I beg you. About your techniques as well if you don’t mind.
I would love to be your employee…

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

Monte Pittman

21584 posts in 1761 days

#13 posted 02-22-2013 10:28 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

Beautiful work. It’s obviously very strong construction or you wouldn’t build it that way.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Bdubya's profile


6 posts in 1381 days

#14 posted 02-22-2013 12:20 PM

Very nice.

View padric's profile


34 posts in 1655 days

#15 posted 02-22-2013 12:38 PM

Thank God there are still craftsmen like you around. We need all we can get at the Jersey Shore these days.


showing 1 through 15 of 50 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics