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Our timber frame house

10-18-2010 06:01 PM by timberframedave | 10 comments »

We are currently building a passive solar timber frame home in the woods out in Port Orchard, WA. My wife & I worked with my dad (who is a very experienced Architect) come up with the floor plan & site orientation of our house back in the summer/Fall of 2006. It took a few months to draw up the final plans, have them engineered & drafted in auto-cad. Our timber package was delivered to the job site in mid 2007. My dad helped me & my younger brother Mike – layout some of the complicated joinery details & start cutting the green Doug Fir #1 timbers. I had only worked with small timber framed projects previously. Nothing bigger than a ...

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