At Timber Frame HQ, we are passionate about timber frame structures – and our goal is to share knowledge and spread that enthusiasm. In that vein, we would like to inspire you with these beautiful frames to welcome the summer, whether you lounge by a pool, swim laps or play water polo….. Premier timber frame companies around the United States and Canada have shared these fabulous projects with us, and you. Enjoy!
What a play space! This king post cross-gabled pavilion has everything to enhance your time around the pool. A massive wood burning fireplace, gourmet outdoor kitchen, and generous lounge and dining groupings accomodate a crowd. There is even an adjacent pavilion for the porch swing. From Frameworks Plus, in Estacada, Oregon.
Summer heat can easily be escaped but still enjoyed while lounging by the pool in this handsome timber frame pavilion. The truss design adds great architectural interest, and the massive stone fireplace ensures the evenings stay cozy. This setting truly defines what summer is all about. From Homestead Timber Frames, with offices in Crossville, Tennessee.
Rustic elegance describes this poolside setting! An expansive tiled patio and flagstone pavers surround the pristine pool which is centered symmetrically on the outdoor living area of this home. Gracefully tapered stone pedestals support the king post truss framing the porch, and that shape is artfully mirrored in the outdoor fireplace. From Kettle River Timberworks Ltd., based in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Photo courtesy of Dom Koric Photography.
What could be better than lounging by a swimming pool you don’t have to clean? This athletic club boasts a huge pavilion with cross-gabled roof and cheerfully painted tongue-in-groove ceiling. This commercial space was a collaboration of talented professionals: Timber Frame Builder: MoreSun Custom Woodworking, Inc Architect:Chapman Design Studio, Timber Frame Design:Whetstone Designs, Timber Frame Engineering:Fire Tower Engineered Timber
This natural stone-edged pool and hot tub look like they belong with the land. And this home’s expansive timber frame porch with generous overhangs and exposed rafter tails is the perfect place to admire the view between soaks. Copious windows, including angled clerestory panes, emit a warm glow that beckons. From the folks at Texas Timber Frames, out of Boerne, Texas.
This timber frame pool house was designed for entertaining guests or relaxing on your own. It has a quaint charm that reminiscent of an historical barn that has been added on to over time. The frame was fabricated from rough sawn Hemlock. Vermont Timber Works collaborated with Edward Clark Landscape Architect on this project.
There’s plenty of space to lounge around this pool on the surrounding flagstone patios or up a few steps to the cozy porch adjacent to the prominent bay window. The traditional lines of this home create a sense of comfortable elegance poolside. Designed and built by Bensonwood. Photography by James R. Salomon.
This timber frame arbor makes a commanding statement at the community pool. Generously-sized timbers and a dark stain lend the frame a sense of substance. It provides a great place to escape the full heat of the sun, and provides a focal point for the poolside lounge area. From Brewster Timber Frame Company, with offices in Bellvue, Colorado.
The parallel chord trusses with through-tenons give this hip roofed pavilion visual and literal strength. It anchors the infinity edged pool and hot tub overlooking a beautiful mountain view. Lounge by the pool with all the creature comforts – gourmet kitchen, comfortable dining area, big screen tv and fire pit. From Carolina Timberworks, out of Boone, North Carolina.
You’ll have to decide whether to gaze at the ocean waves from the infinity edged hot tub or the matching pool that looks like it is part of the sea. The clean lines of the porch framing and cable rail balcony ensure that the stunning view and artistic water features are the star of the show. From the teams at Cascade Joinery, based in Ferndale, Washington.
We would like to say a great big thank you to all of the talented timber frame companies who shared their beautiful projects with us, and with you!