8 Timber Frames That Will Make You Want to Roast Marshmallows

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 while away the last of winter, whether or not you roast marshmallows….. Premier timber frame companies around the United States and Canada have shared their wonderful work with us and you. Enjoy!

Cascade Roast Marshmallows

Pull up to the massive, complex stone masonry fireplace and toast marshmallows, or drink some wine!  This beautiful wooded setting is enhanced by the natural tree-form posts and unusual contemporary rafters. Another creative project from Cascade Joinery, based in Ferndale, Washington.

Cougar Creek Roast Marshmallows

This multipurpose , high volume space can accommodate many activities, from shooting some pool to hanging out by the fireplace. Beautiful timber frame trusses tame the scale of the soaring ceiling. Shared by Cougar Creek Timber Frame, based in Winthrop, Washington.

Frameworks Roast Marshmallows

This all-season pavilion is fully decked out! Queen post trusses with gently curved tie beams and the iron chandeliers create a sense of elegance. Warm yourself at the dual propane porch heaters, or at the massive stone fireplace with flat screen tv. Brought to you by Frameworks Plus, in Estacada, Oregon.


Homestead Roast Marshmallows

Featuring natural cedar posts and hidden LED lighting, this rustic pavilion is the perfect setting for roasting marshmallows or making smores. Kick back in these Adirondack chairs, grab a blanket and make a late night of it. From Homestead Timber Frames, with offices in Crossville, Tennessee.

M&K Roast marshmallows

Beefy frame elements, shiplap siding and exposed ceiling joists create a cozy cabin feel in this space. The random rubble masonry limestone  fireplace sets the mood for hanging out on a cold winter’s day. Shared by  M&K Timber Works, based in Fleetwood, North Carolina.

Timber Green B&B fireplace roast marshmallows

A modified hammer beam truss with embellished hammer posts frames this welcoming great room.  Two story windows on the end wall with fireplace and chevron siding draw you into the space,  and the  beamed, tongue-in-groove ceiling tames and warms the high volume. Designed and built by Mira Timber Framing of Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada. Photography by  Brandon Cooper, of Realpics.

New Energy Roast marshmallows

What a great setting to eat some toasty marshmallow while sitting around a fire pit – located nestled in the hills near Allegheny National Forest in Northern Pennsylvania. The timbers are custom finished, allowing them to blend with the home’s exterior materials and natural surroundings.  Created by the teams at New Energy Works Timber Framers, with offices in  New York and Oregon.  Photo © Scott Hemenway.


Texas Timber Roast Marshmallows

What a fun octagonal pavilion!  Enjoy the geometry of the beautiful and complex ceiling, and the enormous limestone fireplace. A central eating area and dueling porch swings complete the space and set a festive mood. From Texas Timber Frames, based in 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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