Post and Beam

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The Difference Between Timber Framing and Post and Beam

What is the difference between timber framing and post and beam? Many people have a hard time distinguishing between the two methods of building with heavy timbers.  Primarily the difference is with the connections. Timber Connections Timber framing is a method used by our forefathers and their ancestors, who brought with them the skills used in Europe and other countries for centuries. Using traditional wooden joinery to […]

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T-Rex Connector

T-REX Connector – Post Base Detail

A few months ago we were introduced to a new type of timber connector used in post and beam construction called a T-REX Connector, by the team at Connecticut Post and Beam.   We instantly liked the simplicity of the connector as well as the ease of use and installation. The T-Rex Connector is a piece […]

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4-12 Shed Roof Pitch

14×30 Timber Frame Shed Barn

This simple 14×30 timber frame shed barn has  a large 3′ overhang to give plenty of protection to the inhabits or equipment.  It is a flexible post and beam design that allows for hay storage, a garage option, workshop, wood storage, horse stalls or even a small cabin and shed. The construction of this timber frame […]

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