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Spotlight: Bruce and Cyndy Gardner and Homestead Timber Frames

Bruce and Cyndy Gardner Co-Own Homestead Timber Frames, located in Crossville, Tennessee, just about a mile off Interstate 40. They told us:  “We take our craft seriously.  Our business supports our craft and not the other way around.  We enjoy a great depth of experience spanning decades.  We search for the best design, the best […]

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Spotlight: Tony Zaya and Lancaster County Timber Frames, Inc.

Tony Zaya is president and  co-founder of Lancaster County Timber Frames, Inc. They are actually  located in York county, Pennsylvania,  on the other side of the Susquehanna River.  The company was founded in 1996; however Anthony and his co-founder, Joe McCarthy, had been in timber framing for ten years prior to that date.  For twenty […]

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Spotlight: Jim Rogers and JRSawmill / Jim Rogers Timber Designs

  Jim Rogers owns and operates Jim Rogers Sawmill and Jim Rogers Timber Designs in Georgetown, Massachusetts, and is active with Vintage Tool NE.  Jim Rogers Timber Design assists owner builders with detailed, dimensioned drawings of their project frame. The company uses  state of the art 3-D CAD drawing software. They also offer CAD software training, and […]

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Contractors Responsibilities Checklist

Contractors Responsibilities Checklist

General Responsibilities Carrying out the desired plans and instructions of the clients Effective communication skills when dealing with clients, professionals and local authorities Financial Bid Process Preparing Scope of work and RFP Documents Establish a budget for the construction project and follow that budget as closely as possible Draw Schedule and Breakdown – Used by […]

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Apples to Apples Timber Prices

Getting Apples to Apples Bids for Your Timber Frame Construction Project

A Request For Proposal is an invitation for timber frame companies and contractors to provide bids on work to be done in constructing your  home. This competitive bidding process allows you to compare a number of different companies before making a decision and gives to the best chance to get apples to apples bids. Some […]

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