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10 Timber Frames That Will Make You Want to Raise a Frame

Our passion and goal at Timber Frame HQ is to share information and inspiration about these sustainable structures. Placing a wetting bush is the timber framing tradition when a frame is complete.  Take a look at these bare frames, shared with us and you, by premier timber frame companies around the United States and Canada. Enjoy!


Big Timber Works Place a Wetting BushLooking up into this round-to-square reclaimed timber frame at its completion. Strong geometry against a bright blue sky. From  Big Timberworks, based in Gallatin Gateway, Montana.


Brewster Place a Wetting Bush Horse BarnAlthough covered with siding and roofing, the naked frame of this horse barn is plain to see and appreciate. From Brewster Timber Frame Company, with offices in Bellvue, Colorado.


Cascade Place a Wetting Bush Arbor PorchThe wetting bush is there, but almost unnoticeable against the rhythm and complexity of this completed frame with huge arbored deck. From Cascade Joinery, based in Ferndale, Washington.


Cougar Place a Wetting Bush Topped OffThey look like they’re having a grand time placing that wetting bush on this king post frame! Probably looking forward to the traditional after-topping feast!   Shared by Cougar Creek Timber Frame, based in Winthrop, Washington.


Frameworks Place a Wetting Bush Lakeside Pavilion

It’s a great feeling of accomplishment to have the frame cut and raised – especially this graceful cross-gabled king post at the water’s edge. Brought to you by Frameworks Plus, in Estacada, Oregon.


Homestead Place a Wetting Bush Arched Chord FrameThe setting sun makes a dreamy backdrop for this complex beauty, enhancing the monumental arched chord trusses. From Homestead Timber Frames, with offices in Crossville, Tennessee.


Kettle River Place a Wetting Bush on Hip RoofIt takes a village to place this wetting bush! Having fun atop the hip roof frame on a bright blue-sky day. From Kettle River Timberworks Ltd., based in  Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.  Photo courtesy of Dom Koric Photography.


M&K Place a Wetting Bush Two Level FrameTopped off, with wetting bush in place, this completed two level queen post frame is ready for the next steps of construction. Shared by  M&K Timber Works, based in Fleetwood, North Carolina.


Moresun Place a Wetting Bush King Post Frame

Have you ever heard of a timber framer who’s afraid of heights? Not Stephen Morrison, as he places the wetting bush on this cedar king post frame. Timber Frame Builder: MoreSun Timber Frames in Long Creek, South Carolina


Texas Timber Frames Place a Wetting BushYou know they build them big in Texas! Though not quite complete, this complex frame with cruck elements and barrel vaulted bents is a sight to behold.  From the teams of Texas Timber Frames,  out of Boerne, Texas.


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!

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