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Cross Lap Joint

Cross lap joints are a great solution when you want to create clean, continuous lines in a timber frame. The edges of the joint are completely flush, making it almost appear that the timbers are magically connected. To create a cross lap joint, you cut halfway through the width of both timbers that you are connecting , and they slide together into an extremely solid joint.

Terence Maimone

Spotlight: Terence Maimone

As our design department continues to grow, we are happy to welcome Terence Maimone to the team at Timber Frame HQ! Terence joins the Custom Design department as Architectural Technologist and Timber Frame Designer.

12x24 Post and Beam Pavilion 3D

12×24 Post and Beam Pavilion Plan

Are you wanting the beauty and strength of heavy timbers but want to avoid cutting all the traditional joinery? Take a look at this 12×24 post and beam pavilion plan! It is a great medium size that can fit in many landscapes, yet it is big enough to accommodate multiple activities- think of an outdoor kitchen and dining pavilion, for one!

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